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Population, Midyear 2022: 8,740,472
Population Density (Number of Persons per Square Kilometer): 218.56
Life Expectancy at Birth, 2022: 84.25
Projected Population, Midyear 2030: 9,143,698
Percentage of Total Population Aged 65 and Older, Midyear 2022: 19.31%
Projected Percentage of Total Population Aged 65 and Older, Midyear 2030: 23.04%
Projected Percentage of Total Population Aged 65 and Older, Midyear 2050: 29.26%
Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2023). Data Portal, custom data acquired via website. United Nations: New York. Accessed 12 May 2023.
Share Of The Population Aged Over 65, 2019: 18.4%
Projected Share Of The Population Aged Over 65, 2050: 25.5%
Share Of The Population Aged Over 80, 2019: 5.2%
Projected Share Of The Population Aged Over 80, 2050: 10.6%
Adults Aged 65 And Over Rating Their Own Health As Fair, Poor, Or Very Poor, 2019 (%): 31.4%
Estimated Prevalence Of Dementia Per 1,000 Population, 2021: 18.3
Projected Prevalence Of Dementia Per 1,000 Population, 2050: 33.1
Source: OECD (2021), Health at a Glance 2021: OECD Indicators, OECD Publishing, Paris, https://doi.org/10.1787/ae3016b9-en.
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Page last updated May 23, 2023 by Doug McVay, Editor.