Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) rose 4.12% to 9.05% in the World in 2018

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) (%), 2018
Society | World | May 17, 2019
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Population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population rose 4.12% to 9.05% in the World in 2018, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in the World reached an all time high of 9.05% in 2018 and an all time low of 4.97% in 1960. When compared to World's main peers, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in China amounted to 11.1%, 22.9% in Germany, 28.0% in Japan and 16.1% in USA in 2018.

World has been ranked th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population.

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Austria % 30.0% 30.1% 30.3% 30.5% 30.7%
Belgium % 28.4% 28.6% 28.8% 28.9% 29.1%
Canada % 26.7% 26.8% 27.0% 27.2% 27.4%
China % 25.2% 25.4% 25.8% 26.2% 26.6%
France % 27.8% 27.9% 28.0% 28.2% 28.4%
Germany % 35.2% 35.4% 35.7% 36.1% 36.4%
India % 12.5% 12.8% 13.2% 13.6% 14.0%
Japan % 38.9% 39.3% 39.7% 40.0% 40.4%
Mexico % 20.1% 20.7% 21.3% 21.8% 22.4%
Poland % 28.9% 29.5% 30.2% 31.0% 31.8%
Russia % 21.3% 21.6% 22.1% 22.6% 23.0%
South Korea % 35.7% 36.4% 37.0% 37.6% 38.1%
USA % 23.4% 23.5% 23.6% 23.8% 23.9%
World % 16.1% 16.4% 16.7% 17.0% 17.3%