Population, Mid-Year 2019: 37,411,000
Projected Population Mid-Year 2030: 40,834,000
Percentage of Population Under Age 25 Years, Mid-Year 2019: 28%
Percentage of Population 65 Years Or Over, Mid-Year 2019: 18%
Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2019). World Population Prospects 2019: Data Booklet (ST/ESA/SER.A/424).
Percent of Adults Aged 65 Years and Over Reporting To Be In Good Or Very Good Health (2015): 78.6%
People With Dementia Per 1,000 Population (2017): 13.0
Projected Number of People With Dementia Per 1,000 Population in 2037: 22.2
Long-Term Care Workers Per 100 People Aged 65 And Over (2015): 5
Long-Term Care Beds In Institutions and Hospitals Per 1,000 Population Aged 65 And Over (2015): 51.3
Long-Term Care Expenditure (Health and Social Components) By Government and Compulsory Insurance Schemes, as a Share of GDP (%) (2015): 1.2%
Source: OECD (2017), Health at a Glance 2017: OECD Indicators, OECD Publishing, Paris. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/health_glance-2017-en
Formal Long-Term Care Workers At Home (Head Counts) (2017): 28,149 (estimated)
Formal Long-Term Care Workers In Institutions (Head Counts) (2017): 192,028 (estimated)
Long-Term Care Recipients In Institutions Other Than Hospitals (2017): 326,283 (estimated)
Long-Term Care Recipients At Home (2016): 948,600 (estimated)
Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD.Stat. Last accessed Jan. 10, 2020.
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Page last updated Nov. 27, 2020 by Doug McVay, Editor.