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Population, Mid-Year 2019: 329,065,000
Projected Population Mid-Year 2030: 349,642,000
Percentage of Population Under Age 25 Years, Mid-Year 2019: 32%
Percentage of Population 65 Years Or Over, Mid-Year 2019: 16%
Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2019). World Population Prospects 2019: Data Booklet (ST/ESA/SER.A/424).
Share Of The Population Aged Over 65, 2019: 16.5%
Projected Share Of The Population Aged Over 65, 2050: 22.0%
Share Of The Population Aged Over 80, 2019: 3.9%
Projected Share Of The Population Aged Over 80, 2050: 8.2%
Adults Aged 65 And Over Rating Their Own Health As Fair, Poor, Or Very Poor, 2018 (%): 22.2%
Estimated Prevalence Of Dementia Per 1,000 Population, 2021: 12.7
Projected Prevalence Of Dementia Per 1,000 Population, 2050: 23.8
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 April 14, 2022 by Doug McVay, Editor.