Population, aged 65 and above

percent of population, 1960–2016

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    1960 Ranking
    1. Channel Islands 13.17
    2. Austria 12.15
    3. Belgium 11.87
    4. United Kingdom 11.76
    5. Sweden 11.76
    6. France 11.59
    7. Germany 11.47
    8. Ireland 11.15
    9. Norway 11.04
    10. Luxembourg 10.82
    11. Denmark 10.60
    12. Latvia 10.57
    13. Estonia 10.55
    14. Switzerland 10.18
    15. Italy 9.50
    16. Czech Republic 9.36
    17. United States 9.13
    18. Hungary 8.99
    19. Netherlands 8.91
    20. Georgia 8.64
    21. New Zealand 8.64
    22. Australia 8.58
    23. Belarus 8.37
    24. Spain 8.19
    25. Uruguay 8.16
    26. Iceland 8.05
    27. Portugal 7.99
    28. Lithuania 7.93
    29. Slovenia 7.78
    30. Canada 7.68
    31. Bulgaria 7.58
    32. Finland 7.33
    33. Malta 7.27
    34. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7.25
    35. Ukraine 7.13
    36. Kyrgyzstan 7.08
    37. Greece 7.05
    38. Croatia 6.93
    39. Gabon 6.93
    40. Romania 6.83
    41. Barbados 6.81
    42. Slovakia 6.78
    43. Armenia 6.35
    44. Moldova 6.18
    45. Montenegro 6.17
    46. Russia 6.09
    47. Seychelles 6.04
    48. Lebanon 5.95
    49. Uzbekistan 5.91
    50. Cyprus 5.90
    51. Kazakhstan 5.70
    52. Poland 5.69
    53. Japan 5.62
    54. Argentina 5.58
    55. Albania 5.41
    56. Azerbaijan 5.38
    57. Puerto Rico 5.22
    58. Turkmenistan 5.20
    59. Cape Verde 5.04
    60. Benin 5.02
    61. Macau 4.97
    62. Equatorial Guinea 4.96
    63. Grenada 4.89
    64. Curacao 4.87
    65. Mongolia 4.83
    66. Chile 4.79
    67. Tajikistan 4.78
    68. Vietnam 4.72
    69. Ecuador 4.70
    70. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.70
    71. Israel 4.66
    72. Cuba 4.65
    73. Bolivia 4.60
    74. Sri Lanka 4.52
    75. Pakistan 4.33
    76. Jamaica 4.32
    77. Central African Republic 4.30
    78. Saint Lucia 4.29
    79. Lesotho 4.27
    80. Jordan 4.26
    81. Belize 4.15
    82. Suriname 4.14
    83. Antigua and Barbuda 4.08
    84. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 4.04
    85. Iran 4.01
    86. Syria 4.00
    87. Saint Thomas and Principe 3.98
    88. Botswana 3.98
    89. Brunei 3.94
    90. Libya 3.89
    91. Egypt 3.87
    92. Kiribati 3.83
    93. Chad 3.82
    94. Bahamas 3.78
    95. South Africa 3.77
    96. Tunisia 3.73
    97. China 3.70
    98. Namibia 3.70
    99. Kenya 3.68
    100. New Caledonia 3.65
    101. Saudi Arabia 3.62
    102. Panama 3.62
    103. Cameroon 3.60
    104. Congo (Brazzaville) 3.59
    105. Indonesia 3.58
    106. Micronesia 3.55
    107. Trinidad and Tobago 3.52
    108. Guinea 3.44
    109. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.44
    110. Peru 3.44
    111. Burma (Myanmar) 3.44
    112. Malaysia 3.43
    113. United Arab Emirates 3.43
    114. Yemen 3.42
    115. South Korea 3.42
    116. Tonga 3.42
    117. Guyana 3.41
    118. Zimbabwe 3.37
    119. Mexico 3.36
    120. El Salvador 3.35
    121. Thailand 3.32
    122. Madagascar 3.26
    123. Honduras 3.24
    124. Sudan 3.24
    125. Haiti 3.22
    126. Algeria 3.22
    127. Togo 3.21
    128. North Korea 3.21
    129. Paraguay 3.20
    130. Comoros 3.20
    131. Turkey 3.19
    132. Colombia 3.17
    133. Brazil 3.15
    134. Iraq 3.11
    135. Philippines 3.11
    136. India 3.06
    137. Costa Rica 3.02
    138. Bahrain 2.99
    139. Oman 2.99
    140. Morocco 2.98
    141. Rwanda 2.97
    142. Somalia 2.96
    143. Burundi 2.95
    144. Qatar 2.94
    145. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.94
    146. Guinea Bissau 2.93
    147. Sierra Leone 2.84
    148. Nigeria 2.82
    149. French Polynesia 2.82
    150. Afghanistan 2.80
    151. Papua New Guinea 2.78
    152. Eritrea 2.76
    153. Swaziland 2.75
    154. Hong Kong 2.74
    155. Mozambique 2.74
    156. Malawi 2.72
    157. South Sudan 2.71
    158. Bangladesh 2.68
    159. Solomon Islands 2.67
    160. Ethiopia 2.64
    161. Guatemala 2.63
    162. Senegal 2.62
    163. Laos 2.61
    164. Uganda 2.61
    165. Maldives 2.59
    166. Dominican Republic 2.58
    167. Timor Leste 2.56
    168. Angola 2.54
    169. Nicaragua 2.54
    170. Nepal 2.53
    171. Cambodia 2.53
    172. Zambia 2.51
    173. Aruba 2.48
    174. Mauritius 2.48
    175. Vanuatu 2.47
    176. Ivory Coast 2.43
    177. Ghana 2.39
    178. Liberia 2.38
    179. Tanzania 2.38
    180. Bhutan 2.36
    181. Burkina Faso 2.33
    182. Djibouti 2.32
    183. Venezuela 2.31
    184. Mali 2.27
    185. Gambia 2.15
    186. Fiji 2.14
    187. Singapore 2.05
    188. Samoa 2.01
    189. Kuwait 1.99
    190. Mauritania 1.94
    191. Guam 1.63
    192. Niger 1.13
    2016 Ranking
    1. Japan 26.57
    2. Italy 22.71
    3. Germany 21.27
    4. Portugal 21.12
    5. Finland 20.79
    6. Bulgaria 20.47
    7. Greece 20.19
    8. Sweden 19.83
    9. Latvia 19.53
    10. Denmark 19.43
    11. France 19.35
    12. Croatia 19.31
    13. Spain 19.17
    14. Estonia 19.15
    15. Austria 19.03
    16. Malta 18.94
    17. Lithuania 18.84
    18. Czech Republic 18.53
    19. Slovenia 18.51
    20. Belgium 18.37
    21. Netherlands 18.37
    22. United Kingdom 18.35
    23. Switzerland 18.23
    24. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 18.04
    25. Hungary 18.01
    26. Channel Islands 17.65
    27. Romania 17.42
    28. Serbia 16.82
    29. Norway 16.59
    30. Canada 16.57
    31. Poland 16.19
    32. Ukraine 16.16
    33. Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.13
    34. Curacao 15.93
    35. Hong Kong 15.77
    36. Australia 15.25
    37. United States 15.03
    38. New Zealand 15.00
    39. Puerto Rico 14.85
    40. Georgia 14.73
    41. Belarus 14.57
    42. Barbados 14.55
    43. Uruguay 14.55
    44. Slovakia 14.55
    45. Montenegro 14.30
    46. Cuba 14.29
    47. Luxembourg 14.15
    48. Iceland 14.08
    49. Russia 13.79
    50. Ireland 13.58
    51. South Korea 13.44
    52. Cyprus 13.12
    53. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 12.87
    54. Albania 12.83
    55. Aruba 12.61
    56. Singapore 12.29
    57. Israel 11.47
    58. Armenia 11.06
    59. Argentina 11.06
    60. Thailand 10.95
    61. Chile 10.74
    62. Mauritius 10.44
    63. Moldova 10.33
    64. China 10.12
    65. New Caledonia 9.84
    66. Trinidad and Tobago 9.71
    67. Sri Lanka 9.70
    68. North Korea 9.65
    69. Saint Lucia 9.55
    70. Jamaica 9.50
    71. Guam 9.23
    72. Costa Rica 9.19
    73. Macau 9.18
    74. Bahamas 8.65
    75. Seychelles 8.38
    76. Lebanon 8.32
    77. Brazil 8.25
    78. El Salvador 8.10
    79. Turkey 7.96
    80. Tunisia 7.78
    81. Panama 7.73
    82. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 7.52
    83. French Polynesia 7.49
    84. Colombia 7.33
    85. Grenada 7.22
    86. Peru 6.98
    87. Vietnam 6.92
    88. Ecuador 6.89
    89. Kazakhstan 6.84
    90. Dominican Republic 6.81
    91. Suriname 6.80
    92. Antigua and Barbuda 6.73
    93. Mexico 6.66
    94. Bolivia 6.58
    95. Morocco 6.56
    96. Venezuela 6.43
    97. Paraguay 6.20
    98. Malaysia 6.08
    99. Fiji 6.03
    100. Algeria 6.02
    101. Azerbaijan 5.85
    102. Tonga 5.85
    103. India 5.81
    104. Nepal 5.64
    105. Burma (Myanmar) 5.51
    106. Samoa 5.46
    107. Nicaragua 5.25
    108. Iran 5.22
    109. South Africa 5.21
    110. Indonesia 5.20
    111. Guyana 5.17
    112. Egypt 5.11
    113. Bangladesh 5.08
    114. Bhutan 4.79
    115. Haiti 4.71
    116. Philippines 4.69
    117. Guatemala 4.59
    118. Micronesia 4.57
    119. Honduras 4.53
    120. Pakistan 4.49
    121. Gabon 4.48
    122. Lesotho 4.48
    123. Cape Verde 4.44
    124. Libya 4.37
    125. Kyrgyzstan 4.36
    126. Uzbekistan 4.33
    127. Brunei 4.32
    128. Vanuatu 4.29
    129. Cambodia 4.26
    130. Syria 4.18
    131. Djibouti 4.16
    132. Turkmenistan 4.16
    133. Maldives 4.10
    134. Laos 3.96
    135. Mongolia 3.95
    136. Botswana 3.82
    137. Belize 3.80
    138. Kiribati 3.80
    139. Jordan 3.79
    140. Papua New Guinea 3.73
    141. Central African Republic 3.66
    142. Timor Leste 3.51
    143. Namibia 3.51
    144. Ethiopia 3.51
    145. Sudan 3.50
    146. Solomon Islands 3.48
    147. South Sudan 3.46
    148. Ghana 3.39
    149. Tajikistan 3.38
    150. Congo (Brazzaville) 3.38
    151. Benin 3.24
    152. Cameroon 3.16
    153. Saudi Arabia 3.16
    154. Mozambique 3.15
    155. Swaziland 3.14
    156. Mauritania 3.12
    157. Iraq 3.12
    158. Tanzania 3.11
    159. Guinea 3.09
    160. Liberia 3.04
    161. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.02
    162. West Bank and Gaza 3.01
    163. Malawi 3.00
    164. Senegal 3.00
    165. Saint Thomas and Principe 2.94
    166. Guinea Bissau 2.94
    167. Comoros 2.92
    168. Ivory Coast 2.91
    169. Yemen 2.89
    170. Rwanda 2.89
    171. Madagascar 2.88
    172. Equatorial Guinea 2.87
    173. Zimbabwe 2.82
    174. Togo 2.82
    175. Nigeria 2.75
    176. Somalia 2.71
    177. Kenya 2.63
    178. Niger 2.55
    179. Afghanistan 2.54
    180. Burundi 2.53
    181. Mali 2.53
    182. Sierra Leone 2.53
    183. Zambia 2.49
    184. Chad 2.47
    185. Burkina Faso 2.41
    186. Angola 2.35
    187. Bahrain 2.34
    188. Gambia 2.33
    189. Oman 2.33
    190. Kuwait 2.20
    191. Uganda 2.17
    192. Qatar 1.19
    193. United Arab Emirates 1.08

    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