Percent of Population Ages 65 and Older

The current estimated percentage of the total population ages 65 and older, which is often considered a “dependent age.”

Percent of Population Ages 65 and Older

Percent of Population Ages 65 and Older

Geography Percent of Population Ages 65 and Older
WORLD 10
AFRICA 3
NORTHERN AFRICA 5
Algeria 6
Egypt 4
Libya 5
Morocco 8
Sudan 3
Tunisia 10
Western Sahara 6
WESTERN AFRICA 3
Benin 3
Burkina Faso 3
Cape Verde 6
Cote d'Ivoire 0
Gambia 2
Ghana 4
Guinea 3
GuineaBissau 3
Liberia 3
Mali 2
Mauritania 3
Niger 2
Nigeria 3
Senegal 3
Sierra Leone 3
Togo 3
EASTERN AFRICA 3
Burundi 2
Comoros 4
Djibouti 5
Eritrea 4
Ethiopia 3
Kenya 3
Madagascar 3
Malawi 4
Mauritius 13
Mayotte 3
Mozambique 3
Reunion 15
Rwanda 4
Seychelles 9
Somalia 3
South Sudan 3
Tanzania 4
Uganda 2
Zambia 2
Zimbabwe 5
MIDDLE AFRICA 3
Angola 3
Cameroon 3
Central African Republic 3
Chad 2
Congo 3
Congo DR 3
Equatorial Guinea 3
Gabon 4
Sao Tome and Principe 4
SOUTHERN AFRICA 6
Botswana 4
eSwatini 4
Lesotho 4
Namibia 4
South Africa 6
NORTHERN AMERICA 17
Canada 19
United States 17
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 9
CENTRAL AMERICA 8
Belize 4
Costa Rica 10
El Salvador 8
Guatemala 6
Honduras 6
Mexico 8
Nicaragua 6
Panama 9
CARIBBEAN 10
Antigua and Barbuda 10
Bahamas 9
Barbados 17
Cuba 16
Curacao 21
Dominica 10
Dominican Republic 8
Grenada 10
Guadeloupe 21
Haiti 4
Jamaica 8
Martinique 23
Puerto Rico 23
St. Kitts and Nevis 10
St. Lucia 10
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 9
Trinidad and Tobago 9
SOUTH AMERICA 10
Argentina 12
Bolivia 8
Brazil 10
Chile 13
Colombia 9
Ecuador 8
French Guiana 6
Guyana 6
Paraguay 9
Peru 9
Suriname 8
Uruguay 15
Venezuela 9
ASIA 10
WESTERN ASIA 6
Armenia 13
Azerbaijan 8
Bahrain 4
Cyprus 15
Georgia 16
Iraq 3
Israel 12
Jordan 4
Kuwait 3
Lebanon 10
Oman 3
Palestinian Territory 4
Qatar 2
Saudi Arabia 3
Syria 5
Turkey 10
United Arab Emirates 2
Yemen 3
CENTRAL ASIA 6
Kazakhstan 8
Kyrgyzstan 5
Tajikistan 4
Turkmenistan 5
Uzbekistan 5
SOUTH ASIA 7
Afghanistan 3
Bangladesh 6
Bhutan 7
India 7
Iran 8
Maldives 4
Nepal 6
Pakistan 4
Sri Lanka 12
SOUTHEAST ASIA 8
Brunei 6
Cambodia 6
Indonesia 7
Laos 5
Malaysia 7
Myanmar 7
Philippines 6
Singapore 17
Thailand 14
Timor Leste 10
Vietnam 10
EAST ASIA 16
China 15
China, Hong Kong SAR 21
China, Macao SAR 13
Japan 29
Korea, North 12
Korea, South 16
Mongolia 5
Taiwan 18
EUROPE 19
NORTHERN EUROPE 19
Denmark 20
Estonia 20
Finland 23
Iceland 15
Ireland 15
Latvia 21
Lithuania 20
Norway 18
Sweden 20
United Kingdom 19
WESTERN EUROPE 21
Austria 20
Belgium 20
France 21
Germany 22
Liechtenstein 18
Luxembourg 15
Monaco 36
Netherlands 20
Switzerland 19
EASTERN EUROPE 18
Belarus 16
Bulgaria 24
Czechia 20
Hungary 21
Moldova 13
Poland 19
Romania 20
Russia 16
Slovakia 18
Ukraine 19
SOUTHERN EUROPE 21
Albania 16
Andorra 15
Bosnia Herzegovina 20
Croatia 23
Greece 23
Italy 21
Kosovo 9
Malta 19
Montenegro 16
North Macedonia 18
Portugal 24
San Marino 19
Serbia 22
Slovenia 21
Spain 20
OCEANIA 13
Australia 17
Federated States of Micronesia 6
Fiji 7
French Polynesia 9
Guam 11
Kiribati 4
Marshall Islands 4
Nauru 2
New Caledonia 12
New Zealand 17
Palau 11
Papua New Guinea 3
Samoa 6
Solomon Islands 4
Tonga 7
Tuvalu 7
Vanuatu 4
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Geography Percent of Population Ages 65 and Older
WORLD 10
AFRICA 3
NORTHERN AFRICA 5
Algeria 6
Egypt 4
Libya 5
Morocco 8
Sudan 3
Tunisia 10
Western Sahara 6
WESTERN AFRICA 3
Benin 3
Burkina Faso 3
Cape Verde 6
Cote d'Ivoire 0
Gambia 2
Ghana 4
Guinea 3
GuineaBissau 3
Liberia 3
Mali 2
Mauritania 3
Niger 2
Nigeria 3
Senegal 3
Sierra Leone 3
Togo 3
EASTERN AFRICA 3
Burundi 2
Comoros 4
Djibouti 5
Eritrea 4
Ethiopia 3
Kenya 3
Madagascar 3
Malawi 4
Mauritius 13
Mayotte 3
Mozambique 3
Reunion 15
Rwanda 4
Seychelles 9
Somalia 3
South Sudan 3
Tanzania 4
Uganda 2
Zambia 2
Zimbabwe 5
MIDDLE AFRICA 3
Angola 3
Cameroon 3
Central African Republic 3
Chad 2
Congo 3
Congo DR 3
Equatorial Guinea 3
Gabon 4
Sao Tome and Principe 4
SOUTHERN AFRICA 6
Botswana 4
eSwatini 4
Lesotho 4
Namibia 4
South Africa 6
NORTHERN AMERICA 17
Canada 19
United States 17
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 9
CENTRAL AMERICA 8
Belize 4
Costa Rica 10
El Salvador 8
Guatemala 6
Honduras 6
Mexico 8
Nicaragua 6
Panama 9
CARIBBEAN 10
Antigua and Barbuda 10
Bahamas 9
Barbados 17
Cuba 16
Curacao 21
Dominica 10
Dominican Republic 8
Grenada 10
Guadeloupe 21
Haiti 4
Jamaica 8
Martinique 23
Puerto Rico 23
St. Kitts and Nevis 10
St. Lucia 10
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 9
Trinidad and Tobago 9
SOUTH AMERICA 10
Argentina 12
Bolivia 8
Brazil 10
Chile 13
Colombia 9
Ecuador 8
French Guiana 6
Guyana 6
Paraguay 9
Peru 9
Suriname 8
Uruguay 15
Venezuela 9
ASIA 10
WESTERN ASIA 6
Armenia 13
Azerbaijan 8
Bahrain 4
Cyprus 15
Georgia 16
Iraq 3
Israel 12
Jordan 4
Kuwait 3
Lebanon 10
Oman 3
Palestinian Territory 4
Qatar 2
Saudi Arabia 3
Syria 5
Turkey 10
United Arab Emirates 2
Yemen 3
CENTRAL ASIA 6
Kazakhstan 8
Kyrgyzstan 5
Tajikistan 4
Turkmenistan 5
Uzbekistan 5
SOUTH ASIA 7
Afghanistan 3
Bangladesh 6
Bhutan 7
India 7
Iran 8
Maldives 4
Nepal 6
Pakistan 4
Sri Lanka 12
SOUTHEAST ASIA 8
Brunei 6
Cambodia 6
Indonesia 7
Laos 5
Malaysia 7
Myanmar 7
Philippines 6
Singapore 17
Thailand 14
Timor Leste 10
Vietnam 10
EAST ASIA 16
China 15
China, Hong Kong SAR 21
China, Macao SAR 13
Japan 29
Korea, North 12
Korea, South 16
Mongolia 5
Taiwan 18
EUROPE 19
NORTHERN EUROPE 19
Denmark 20
Estonia 20
Finland 23
Iceland 15
Ireland 15
Latvia 21
Lithuania 20
Norway 18
Sweden 20
United Kingdom 19
WESTERN EUROPE 21
Austria 20
Belgium 20
France 21
Germany 22
Liechtenstein 18
Luxembourg 15
Monaco 36
Netherlands 20
Switzerland 19
EASTERN EUROPE 18
Belarus 16
Bulgaria 24
Czechia 20
Hungary 21
Moldova 13
Poland 19
Romania 20
Russia 16