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Age structure / 65 years and over

This page shows the value of the Age structure / 65 years and over information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Afghanistan

2.77% (male 378,741; female 337,724) (2000 est.)

Albania

7% (male 104,086; female 135,184) (2000 est.)

Algeria

4% (male 577,875; female 672,000) (2000 est.)

American Samoa

5% (male 1,631; female 1,485) (2000 est.)

Andorra

13% (male 4,160; female 4,099) (2000 est.)

Angola

3% (male 124,404; female 147,948) (2000 est.)

Anguilla

7% (male 369; female 465) (2000 est.)

Antigua and Barbuda

5% (male 1,424; female 1,946) (2000 est.)

Argentina

10% (male 1,582,861; female 2,244,219) (2000 est.)

Armenia

10% (male 129,890; female 182,584) (2000 est.)

Aruba

9% (male 2,831; female 3,990) (2000 est.)

Australia

12% (male 1,040,950; female 1,340,937) (2000 est.)

Austria

15% (male 474,067; female 777,301) (2000 est.)

Azerbaijan

7% (male 210,774; female 322,287) (2000 est.)

Bahamas, The

6% (male 7,298; female 10,149) (2000 est.)

Bahrain

3% (male 9,270; female 8,942) (2000 est.)

Bangladesh

4% (male 2,342,134; female 1,961,562) (2000 est.)

Barbados

9% (male 9,506; female 15,068) (2000 est.)

Belarus

13% (male 466,929; female 948,632) (2000 est.)

Belgium

16% (male 701,842; female 1,022,049) (2000 est.)

Belize

3% (male 4,298; female 4,513) (2000 est.)

Benin

3% (male 63,717; female 84,302) (2000 est.)

Bermuda

10% (male 2,972; female 3,915) (2000 est.)

Bhutan

4% (male 40,081; female 38,978) (2000 est.)

Bolivia

4.47% (male 164,473; female 199,849) (2000 est.)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

9% (male 138,173; female 189,822) (2000 est.)

Botswana

4% (male 26,436; female 38,283) (2000 est.)

Brazil

5% (male 3,727,912; female 5,462,930) (2000 est.)

British Virgin Islands

5% (male 545; female 454) (2000 est.)

Brunei

3% (male 4,317; female 4,593) (2000 est.)

Bulgaria

16% (male 546,029; female 739,962) (2000 est.)

Burkina Faso

3% (male 149,474; female 201,395) (2000 est.)

Burundi

3% (male 71,998; female 101,292) (2000 est.)

Cambodia

3% (male 173,179; female 248,333) (2000 est.)

Cameroon

3% (male 235,741; female 273,742) (2000 est.)

Canada

13% (male 1,683,704; female 2,280,774) (2000 est.)

Cape Verde

6% (male 10,043; female 15,461) (2000 est.)

Cayman Islands

7.79% (male 1,241; female 1,468) (2000 est.)

Central African Republic

4% (male 58,224; female 72,721) (2000 est.)

Chad

3% (male 99,459; female 138,610) (2000 est.)

Chile

7% (male 453,234; female 641,101) (2000 est.)

China

7% (male 41,200,297; female 46,573,816) (2000 est.)

Christmas Island

NA

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

NA

Colombia

5% (male 832,986; female 1,017,974) (2000 est.)

Comoros

3% (male 8,072; female 8,847) (2000 est.)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

3% (male 567,823; female 768,486) (2000 est.)

Congo, Republic of the

4% (male 38,170; female 56,779) (2000 est.)

Cook Islands

NA

Costa Rica

5% (male 89,541; female 102,729) (2000 est.)

Cote d'Ivoire

2.19% (male 175,606; female 174,912) (2000 est.)

Croatia

15% (male 238,853; female 405,352) (2000 est.)

Cuba

10% (male 503,711; female 580,104) (2000 est.)

Cyprus

11% (male 35,149; female 45,591) (2000 est.)

Czech Republic

14% (male 547,462; female 876,795) (2000 est.)

Denmark

15% (male 330,055; female 462,406) (2000 est.)

Djibouti

2% (male 6,426; female 5,975) (2000 est.)

Dominica

8% (male 2,294; female 3,301) (2000 est.)

Dominican Republic

5% (male 192,254; female 212,136) (2000 est.)

Ecuador

4.37% (male 262,701; female 301,425) (2000 est.)

Egypt

4% (male 1,131,760; female 1,440,497) (2000 est.)

El Salvador

5% (male 139,919; female 168,942) (2000 est.)

Equatorial Guinea

3% (male 7,960; female 9,872) (2000 est.)

Eritrea

3% (male 69,518; female 67,138) (2000 est.)

Estonia

14% (male 67,781; female 140,024) (2000 est.)

Ethiopia

3% (male 816,011; female 973,974) (2000 est.)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

NA

Faroe Islands

14% (male 2,788; female 3,460) (2000 est.)

Fiji

4% (male 13,405; female 15,285) (2000 est.)

Finland

15% (male 295,177; female 474,370) (2000 est.)

France

16% (male 3,849,783; female 5,643,627) (2000 est.)

French Guiana

5% (male 4,694; female 4,582) (2000 est.)

French Polynesia

5% (male 6,127; female 6,091) (2000 est.)

Gabon

6% (male 34,478; female 35,116) (2000 est.)

Gambia, The

3% (male 19,099; female 17,139) (2000 est.)

Gaza Strip

3% (male 13,792; female 18,127) (2000 est.)

Georgia

13% (male 238,090; female 380,327) (2000 est.)

Germany

16% (male 5,133,121; female 8,318,803) (2000 est.)

Ghana

3% (male 318,890; female 348,620) (2000 est.)

Gibraltar

14% (male 1,769; female 2,466) (2000 est.)

Greece

18% (male 815,247; female 1,022,926) (2000 est.)

Greenland

5% (male 1,332; female 1,644) (2000 est.)

Grenada

4% (male 1,653; female 2,002) (2000 est.)

Guadeloupe

9% (male 15,647; female 21,558) (2000 est.)

Guam

6.01% (male 4,680; female 4,619) (2000 est.)

Guatemala

4% (male 213,791; female 243,122) (2000 est.)

Guernsey

17% (male 4,480; female 6,437) (2000 est.)

Guinea

2.68% (male 82,376; female 117,538) (2000 est.)

Guinea-Bissau

3% (male 16,574; female 19,920) (2000 est.)

Guyana

5% (male 15,170; female 18,706) (2000 est.)

Haiti

4% (male 138,533; female 145,650) (2000 est.)

Honduras

3% (male 104,469; female 115,743) (2000 est.)

Hong Kong

11% (male 342,942; female 410,342) (2000 est.)

Hungary

15% (male 548,672; female 933,718) (2000 est.)

Iceland

12% (male 14,555; female 17,888) (2000 est.)

India

4% (male 23,925,371; female 23,138,386) (2000 est.)

Indonesia

4.47% (male 4,413,268; female 5,640,422) (2000 est.)

Iran

5% (male 1,592,753; female 1,418,217) (2000 est.)

Iraq

3% (male 331,840; female 378,499) (2000 est.)

Ireland

11.33% (male 185,913; female 244,255) (2000 est.)

Israel

9% (male 248,695; female 329,591) (2000 est.)

Italy

18% (male 4,297,962; female 6,127,543) (2000 est.)

Jamaica

7% (male 80,059; female 99,176) (2000 est.)

Japan

17% (male 9,024,015; female 12,501,304) (2000 est.)

Jersey

14% (male 5,454; female 7,393) (2000 est.)

Jordan

3% (male 79,748; female 81,332) (2000 est.)

Kazakhstan

8% (male 398,225; female 782,340) (2000 est.)

Kenya

3% (male 366,200; female 465,272) (2000 est.)

Kiribati

3.15% (male 1,239; female 1,660) (2000 est.)

Korea, North

6% (male 448,242; female 965,394) (2000 est.)

Korea, South

7% (male 1,274,943; female 2,039,190) (2000 est.)

Kuwait

2.32% (male 29,544; female 16,277) (2000 est.)

Kyrgyzstan

6% (male 107,405; female 178,603) (2000 est.)

Laos

3% (male 85,028; female 99,875) (2000 est.)

Latvia

15% (male 116,575; female 245,195) (2000 est.)

Lebanon

7% (male 108,706; female 129,367) (2000 est.)

Lesotho

4% (male 42,274; female 57,888) (2000 est.)

Liberia

3% (male 54,334; female 54,032) (2000 est.)

Libya

4% (male 97,770; female 99,690) (2000 est.)

Liechtenstein

11% (male 1,393; female 2,107) (2000 est.)

Lithuania

14% (male 163,470; female 319,364) (2000 est.)

Luxembourg

14% (male 24,446; female 36,929) (2000 est.)

Macau

8% (male 12,932; female 19,151) (2000 est.)

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

10% (male 89,539; female 111,398) (2000 est.)

Madagascar

3% (male 237,691; female 266,543) (2000 est.)

Malawi

3% (male 117,932; female 170,325) (2000 est.)

Malaysia

4% (male 386,387; female 497,484) (2000 est.)

Maldives

3% (male 4,666; female 4,284) (2000 est.)

Mali

3% (male 156,447; female 176,402) (2000 est.)

Malta

13% (male 20,091; female 28,036) (2000 est.)

Man, Isle of

17% (male 5,078; female 7,664) (2000 est.)

Marshall Islands

2% (male 693; female 771) (2000 est.)

Martinique

10% (male 18,508; female 23,182) (2000 est.)

Mauritania

2% (male 25,417; female 35,642) (2000 est.)

Mauritius

6% (male 28,981; female 43,224) (2000 est.)

Mayotte

1% (male 1,302; female 1,335) (2000 est.)

Mexico

4% (male 1,927,850; female 2,391,011) (2000 est.)

Micronesia, Federated States of

NA

Moldova

10% (male 161,659; female 273,919) (2000 est.)

Monaco

23% (male 2,907; female 4,204) (2000 est.)

Mongolia

4% (male 46,682; female 61,623) (2000 est.)

Montserrat

11.52% (male 395; female 343) (2000 est.)

Morocco

5% (male 632,698; female 757,338) (2000 est.)

Mozambique

3% (male 215,412; female 301,670) (2000 est.)

Myanmar

5% (male 885,583; female 1,091,453) (2000 est.)

Namibia

4% (male 28,905; female 37,794) (2000 est.)

Nauru

1.64% (male 97; female 97) (2000 est.)

Nepal

3% (male 422,314; female 428,340) (2000 est.)

Netherlands

14% (male 885,839; female 1,281,071) (2000 est.)

Netherlands Antilles

8% (male 6,701; female 9,417) (2000 est.)

New Caledonia

5% (male 5,324; female 5,933) (2000 est.)

New Zealand

11% (male 191,511; female 249,019) (2000 est.)

Nicaragua

3% (male 60,539; female 78,532) (2000 est.)

Niger

2% (male 121,570; female 109,725) (2000 est.)

Nigeria

3% (male 1,729,149; female 1,722,349) (2000 est.)

Niue

NA

Norfolk Island

NA

Northern Mariana Islands

1% (male 591; female 618) (2000 est.)

Norway

15% (male 283,741; female 399,504) (2000 est.)

Oman

2% (male 31,400; female 28,281) (2000 est.)

Pakistan

4% (male 2,856,305; female 2,939,049) (2000 est.)

Palau

5% (male 416; female 467) (2000 est.)

Panama

6% (male 79,330; female 86,468) (2000 est.)

Papua New Guinea

3% (male 84,942; female 94,023) (2000 est.)

Paraguay

5% (male 120,662; female 141,614) (2000 est.)

Peru

4% (male 579,465; female 683,881) (2000 est.)

Philippines

4% (male 1,312,646; female 1,632,313) (2000 est.)

Pitcairn Islands

NA

Poland

12% (male 1,809,839; female 2,926,133) (2000 est.)

Portugal

15% (male 628,101; female 918,416) (2000 est.)

Puerto Rico

10% (male 174,383; female 232,718) (2000 est.)

Qatar

3% (male 12,120; female 4,982) (2000 est.)

Reunion

6% (male 16,336; female 23,868) (2000 est.)

Romania

14% (male 1,237,368; female 1,741,630) (2000 est.)

Russia

13% (male 5,802,129; female 12,610,114) (2000 est.)

Rwanda

3% (male 83,699; female 123,715) (2000 est.)

Saint Helena

9% (male 274; female 379) (2000 est.)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

9% (male 1,431; female 2,035) (2000 est.)

Saint Lucia

5% (male 3,113; female 5,191) (2000 est.)

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

9.8% (male 286; female 390) (2000 est.)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

7% (male 3,144; female 4,186) (2000 est.)

Samoa

6% (male 4,623; female 5,264) (2000 est.)

San Marino

16% (male 1,849; female 2,452) (2000 est.)

Sao Tome and Principe

4% (male 2,961; female 3,535) (2000 est.)

Saudi Arabia

2% (male 309,638; female 261,720) (2000 est.)

Senegal

3% (male 152,236; female 152,887) (2000 est.)

Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia - 14.83% (male 638,204; female 841,833); Montenegro - 11.79% (male 32,400; female 47,763) (2000 est.)

Seychelles

6% (male 1,674; female 3,286) (2000 est.)

Sierra Leone

3.11% (male 81,291; female 81,421) (2000 est.)

Singapore

7% (male 124,413; female 159,539) (2000 est.)

Slovakia

12% (male 236,072; female 383,314) (2000 est.)

Slovenia

15% (male 98,739; female 172,270) (2000 est.)

Solomon Islands

3% (male 6,935; female 7,185) (2000 est.)

Somalia

3% (male 90,717; female 112,251) (2000 est.)

South Africa

4.78% (male 782,397; female 1,294,030) (2000 est.)

Spain

17% (male 2,830,607; female 3,931,260) (2000 est.)

Sri Lanka

7% (male 602,470; female 649,124) (2000 est.)

Sudan

2% (male 406,034; female 305,123) (2000 est.)

Suriname

6% (male 10,907; female 12,945) (2000 est.)

Svalbard

NA

Swaziland

2% (male 11,357; female 16,289) (2000 est.)

Sweden

18% (male 648,865; female 885,108) (2000 est.)

Switzerland

15% (male 444,627; female 653,995) (2000 est.)

Syria

3% (male 254,448; female 265,590) (2000 est.)

Taiwan

8% (male 1,013,074; female 900,557) (2000 est.)

Tajikistan

4% (male 126,170; female 166,861) (2000 est.)

Tanzania

3% (male 463,889; female 552,115) (2000 est.)

Thailand

6% (male 1,726,043; female 2,194,816) (2000 est.)

Togo

3% (male 53,101; female 68,171) (2000 est.)

Tokelau

NA

Tonga

4.05% (male 1,877; female 2,268) (2000 est.)

Trinidad and Tobago

7% (male 34,559; female 43,122) (2000 est.)

Tunisia

6% (male 290,388; female 288,309) (2000 est.)

Turkey

6% (male 1,811,599; female 2,119,193) (2000 est.)

Turkmenistan

4% (male 69,383; female 112,772) (2000 est.)

Turks and Caicos Islands

4% (male 313; female 386) (2000 est.)

Tuvalu

5% (male 239; female 318) (2000 est.)

Uganda

2% (male 240,819; female 261,166) (2000 est.)

Ukraine

14% (male 2,243,266; female 4,603,392) (2000 est.)

United Arab Emirates

2% (male 35,928; female 15,892) (2000 est.)

United Kingdom

16% (male 3,864,612; female 5,459,970) (2000 est.)

United States

12.64% (male 14,472,865; female 20,362,428) (2000 est.)

Uruguay

13% (male 178,393; female 253,099) (2000 est.)

Uzbekistan

5% (male 452,480; female 685,709) (2000 est.)

Vanuatu

3% (male 3,228; female 2,741) (2000 est.)

Venezuela

4% (male 499,102; female 592,336) (2000 est.)

Vietnam

5% (male 1,696,708; female 2,564,239) (2000 est.)

Virgin Islands

8.48% (male 4,435; female 5,818) (2000 est.)

Wallis and Futuna

NA

West Bank

3% (male 32,107; female 41,369) (2000 est.)

Western Sahara

NA

World

6.91% (male 184,072,470; female 235,017,660) (2000 est.)

Yemen

4% (male 275,590; female 265,480) (2000 est.)

Zambia

2% (male 105,443; female 133,084) (2000 est.)

Zimbabwe

3.54% (male 204,028; female 197,340) (2000 est.)
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