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Japan - Population ages 65 years and above as a share of total population

27.0 (%) in 2017

In 2017, population aged 65 years and above for Japan was 27 %. Between 1968 and 2017, population aged 65 years and above of Japan grew substantially from 6.6 to 27 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.86 % in 1993 and then decreased to 1.82 % in 2017.

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What is population aged 65 years and above?

Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.

What is Japan population aged 65 years and above?

Date Value Change, %
2017 27.0 1.82 %
2016 26.6 2.11 %
2015 26.0 2.62 %
2014 25.4 2.93 %
2013 24.6 3.14 %
2012 23.9 3.11 %
2011 23.2 2.94 %
2010 22.5 3.07 %
2009 21.8 2.79 %
2008 21.2 2.60 %
2007 20.7 2.58 %
2006 20.2