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

26.9
(%)
in 2016

Over the last 50 years, population aged 65 years and above of Japan grew substantially from 6.6 to 26.9 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached 1.96 % in 2016.

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

Date Value Change, %
2016 26.9 1.96 %
2015 26.3 2.48 %
2014 25.7 2.78 %
2013 25.0 2.98 %
2012 24.3 2.97 %
2011 23.6 2.81 %
2010 22.9 3.27 %
2009 22.2 3.05 %
2008 21.6 2.86 %
2007 21.0 2.77 %
2006 20.4 2.76 %
2005 19.8