Population, aged 65 and above

percent of population, 1960–2020

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    1960 Ranking
    1. Channel Islands 13.17
    2. Austria 12.15
    3. Belgium 11.87
    4. United Kingdom 11.77
    5. Sweden 11.76
    6. France 11.65
    7. Germany 11.47
    8. Ireland 11.25
    9. Norway 11.04
    10. Luxembourg 10.82
    11. Denmark 10.60
    12. Latvia 10.57
    13. Estonia 10.55
    14. Switzerland 10.21
    15. Italy 9.52
    16. Czech Republic 9.36
    17. United States 9.12
    18. Hungary 8.99
    19. Netherlands 8.91
    20. Georgia 8.64
    21. New Zealand 8.64
    22. Australia 8.61
    23. Belarus 8.35
    24. Spain 8.21
    25. Uruguay 8.16
    26. Iceland 8.05
    27. Portugal 8.03
    28. Malta 7.95
    29. Lithuania 7.93
    30. Slovenia 7.78
    31. Canada 7.70
    32. Bulgaria 7.58
    33. Gabon 7.56
    34. Finland 7.33
    35. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7.25
    36. Ukraine 7.14
    37. Kyrgyzstan 7.08
    38. Greece 7.05
    39. Croatia 6.93
    40. Romania 6.83
    41. Barbados 6.83
    42. Slovakia 6.78
    43. Serbia 6.58
    44. Armenia 6.35
    45. Seychelles 6.20
    46. Moldova 6.18
    47. Montenegro 6.17
    48. Russia 6.08
    49. Lebanon 5.95
    50. Uzbekistan 5.92
    51. Cyprus 5.90
    52. Kazakhstan 5.70
    53. Poland 5.70
    54. Equatorial Guinea 5.69
    55. Japan 5.62
    56. Argentina 5.53
    57. Albania 5.41
    58. Puerto Rico 5.41
    59. Azerbaijan 5.38
    60. Turkmenistan 5.20
    61. Cape Verde 5.06
    62. Benin 5.02
    63. Central African Republic 5.00
    64. Macau 4.97
    65. Grenada 4.96
    66. Curacao 4.87
    67. Mongolia 4.83
    68. Tajikistan 4.78
    69. Vietnam 4.72
    70. Ecuador 4.70
    71. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.70
    72. Lesotho 4.66
    73. Israel 4.65
    74. Cuba 4.65
    75. Bolivia 4.53
    76. Sri Lanka 4.52
    77. Jamaica 4.34
    78. Pakistan 4.32
    79. Botswana 4.29
    80. Jordan 4.26
    81. Antigua and Barbuda 4.24
    82. Suriname 4.17
    83. Belize 4.15
    84. Saint Lucia 4.08
    85. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 4.06
    86. West Bank and Gaza 4.02
    87. Iran 4.01
    88. Syria 4.00
    89. Namibia 3.93
    90. Libya 3.89
    91. Brunei 3.88
    92. South Africa 3.87
    93. Cameroon 3.85
    94. Chad 3.82
    95. Saint Thomas and Principe 3.82
    96. Egypt 3.80
    97. Bahamas 3.79
    98. Kiribati 3.76
    99. Chile 3.75
    100. Kenya 3.74
    101. Tunisia 3.73
    102. Yemen 3.71
    103. Sierra Leone 3.69
    104. China 3.69
    105. New Caledonia 3.65
    106. Saudi Arabia 3.62
    107. Panama 3.62
    108. Indonesia 3.55
    109. Guinea Bissau 3.52
    110. Congo (Brazzaville) 3.47
    111. Micronesia 3.47
    112. Trinidad and Tobago 3.47
    113. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.44
    114. Guinea 3.44
    115. United Arab Emirates 3.43
    116. Peru 3.42
    117. Malaysia 3.42
    118. Guyana 3.41
    119. Mexico 3.40
    120. Tonga 3.38
    121. South Korea 3.37
    122. El Salvador 3.34
    123. Thailand 3.32
    124. Burma (Myanmar) 3.31
    125. Mozambique 3.29
    126. Zimbabwe 3.26
    127. Madagascar 3.26
    128. Algeria 3.24
    129. Sudan 3.24
    130. Honduras 3.24
    131. Haiti 3.22
    132. Togo 3.21
    133. Comoros 3.20
    134. Paraguay 3.20
    135. Turkey 3.19
    136. Malawi 3.18
    137. Liberia 3.17
    138. Brazil 3.15
    139. Rwanda 3.13
    140. Iraq 3.11
    141. Philippines 3.09
    142. India 3.05
    143. Angola 3.01
    144. Costa Rica 3.00
    145. Bahrain 2.99
    146. Oman 2.99
    147. Morocco 2.98
    148. Swaziland 2.97
    149. Somalia 2.96
    150. Qatar 2.94
    151. Burundi 2.94
    152. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.94
    153. Colombia 2.92
    154. Nigeria 2.82
    155. French Polynesia 2.82
    156. Afghanistan 2.80
    157. Eritrea 2.76
    158. South Sudan 2.76
    159. Ivory Coast 2.74
    160. Uganda 2.73
    161. Hong Kong 2.73
    162. Bangladesh 2.69
    163. Papua New Guinea 2.68
    164. Solomon Islands 2.65
    165. Ethiopia 2.64
    166. Guatemala 2.63
    167. Senegal 2.62
    168. Laos 2.61
    169. Maldives 2.58
    170. Zambia 2.55
    171. Dominican Republic 2.55
    172. Nepal 2.54
    173. Cambodia 2.53
    174. Nicaragua 2.53
    175. Timor Leste 2.50
    176. Aruba 2.48
    177. Mauritius 2.48
    178. Tanzania 2.47
    179. Vanuatu 2.45
    180. Bhutan 2.36
    181. Ghana 2.35
    182. Burkina Faso 2.33
    183. Djibouti 2.32
    184. Venezuela 2.31
    185. Mali 2.27
    186. Gambia 2.18
    187. Fiji 2.16
    188. Mauritania 2.10
    189. Singapore 2.05
    190. Kuwait 2.00
    191. Samoa 1.98
    192. Guam 1.63
    193. Niger 1.13
    2020 Ranking
    1. Japan 28.40
    2. Italy 23.30
    3. Portugal 22.77
    4. Finland 22.55
    5. Greece 22.28
    6. Germany 21.69
    7. Bulgaria 21.47
    8. Malta 21.32
    9. Croatia 21.25
    10. Puerto Rico 20.83
    11. France 20.75
    12. Slovenia 20.74
    13. Latvia 20.69
    14. Lithuania 20.62
    15. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 20.50
    16. Estonia 20.37
    17. Sweden 20.33
    18. Denmark 20.16
    19. Hungary 20.16
    20. Czech Republic 20.14
    21. Netherlands 20.04
    22. Spain 19.98
    23. Belgium 19.25
    24. Romania 19.23
    25. Austria 19.20
    26. Switzerland 19.10
    27. Serbia 19.06
    28. Poland 18.74
    29. United Kingdom 18.65
    30. Hong Kong 18.20
    31. Canada 18.10
    32. Channel Islands 17.92
    33. Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.92
    34. Curacao 17.67
    35. Norway 17.53
    36. Ukraine 16.95
    37. Barbados 16.70
    38. Slovakia 16.70
    39. United States 16.63
    40. New Zealand 16.37
    41. Australia 16.21
    42. Cuba 15.89
    43. South Korea 15.79
    44. Montenegro 15.77
    45. Iceland 15.62
    46. Belarus 15.58
    47. Russia 15.51
    48. Georgia 15.25
    49. Uruguay 15.09
    50. Albania 14.71
    51. Aruba 14.61
    52. Ireland 14.58
    53. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 14.48
    54. Cyprus 14.41
    55. Luxembourg 14.39
    56. Singapore 13.35
    57. Thailand 12.96
    58. Mauritius 12.52
    59. Moldova 12.49
    60. Israel 12.41
    61. Chile 12.24
    62. Macau 11.97
    63. China 11.97
    64. Armenia 11.80
    65. Trinidad and Tobago 11.52
    66. Argentina 11.37
    67. Sri Lanka 11.23
    68. Guam 10.53
    69. Saint Lucia 10.30
    70. Costa Rica 10.25
    71. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 9.91
    72. Grenada 9.79
    73. New Caledonia 9.70
    74. Brazil 9.59
    75. Antigua and Barbuda 9.33
    76. Jamaica 9.08
    77. French Polynesia 9.07
    78. Colombia 9.06
    79. Turkey 8.98
    80. Tunisia 8.87
    81. Peru 8.73
    82. El Salvador 8.65
    83. Panama 8.54
    84. Seychelles 8.07
    85. Venezuela 7.97
    86. Kazakhstan 7.90
    87. Vietnam 7.87
    88. Bahamas 7.75
    89. Mexico 7.62
    90. Morocco 7.61
    91. Ecuador 7.59
    92. Lebanon 7.55
    93. Dominican Republic 7.53
    94. Bolivia 7.49
    95. Malaysia 7.18
    96. Suriname 7.14
    97. Guyana 7.00
    98. Paraguay 6.81
    99. Algeria 6.74
    100. Azerbaijan 6.74
    101. India 6.57
    102. Iran 6.56
    103. Indonesia 6.26
    104. Burma (Myanmar) 6.24
    105. Bhutan 6.21
    106. Tonga 5.92
    107. Nepal 5.83
    108. Fiji 5.82
    109. Nicaragua 5.68
    110. Brunei 5.57
    111. Philippines 5.51
    112. South Africa 5.51
    113. Egypt 5.33
    114. Bangladesh 5.23
    115. Haiti 5.18
    116. Samoa 5.08
    117. Guatemala 5.04
    118. Belize 5.01
    119. Honduras 4.97
    120. Lesotho 4.95
    121. Syria 4.87
    122. Cambodia 4.85
    123. Uzbekistan 4.79
    124. Cape Verde 4.79
    125. Turkmenistan 4.77
    126. Kyrgyzstan 4.73
    127. Djibouti 4.71
    128. Libya 4.53
    129. Botswana 4.51
    130. Micronesia 4.39
    131. Pakistan 4.35
    132. Mongolia 4.31
    133. Timor Leste 4.28
    134. Laos 4.26
    135. Kiribati 4.22
    136. Swaziland 4.01
    137. Jordan 3.95
    138. Sudan 3.67
    139. Solomon Islands 3.67
    140. Vanuatu 3.61
    141. Maldives 3.59
    142. Namibia 3.59
    143. Papua New Guinea 3.57
    144. Ethiopia 3.54
    145. Gabon 3.53
    146. Saudi Arabia 3.50
    147. Iraq 3.44
    148. South Sudan 3.35
    149. Liberia 3.32
    150. Benin 3.28
    151. West Bank and Gaza 3.22
    152. Tajikistan 3.18
    153. Mauritania 3.18
    154. Ghana 3.14
    155. Rwanda 3.12
    156. Senegal 3.11
    157. Comoros 3.11
    158. Madagascar 3.10
    159. Kuwait 3.04
    160. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.02
    161. Zimbabwe 3.01
    162. Saint Thomas and Principe 3.01
    163. Guinea 2.95
    164. Yemen 2.93
    165. Sierra Leone 2.93
    166. Togo 2.91
    167. Somalia 2.90
    168. Guinea Bissau 2.89
    169. Ivory Coast 2.88
    170. Mozambique 2.86
    171. Central African Republic 2.80
    172. Congo (Brazzaville) 2.76
    173. Nigeria 2.74
    174. Cameroon 2.72
    175. Bahrain 2.65
    176. Afghanistan 2.65
    177. Tanzania 2.64
    178. Malawi 2.64
    179. Niger 2.60
    180. Gambia 2.53
    181. Oman 2.51
    182. Kenya 2.51
    183. Chad 2.50
    184. Mali 2.48
    185. Burkina Faso 2.41
    186. Equatorial Guinea 2.38
    187. Burundi 2.38
    188. Angola 2.19
    189. Zambia 2.13
    190. Uganda 1.99
    191. Qatar 1.69
    192. United Arab Emirates 1.26

    Percentage of the total population that is in the age group 65 and above. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship, except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.

    Source: World Bank