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Population ages 65 and above: The average for 2016 was 8.53 percent. The highest value was in Japan: 26.86 percent and the lowest value was in UA Emirates: 1.25 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Population ages 65 and above.
Population ages 65 and above, percent of total, 2016
(percent, Source: United Nations Population Division)
Definition: Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.