Population projections
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This dataset presents annual population projections data from 2020 to 2061 by sex and five year age groups as well as the share of children, youth, the elderly, old-age and total dependencey ratios. The data is available for all 38 member countries as well as for the EU27 and G20 countries, Singapore and the World total.

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Yearly

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There are three sources for the data: national statistics offices, Eurostat and the United Nations. For country details see http://www.oecd.org/els/emp/MD_POPPROJ.xlsx

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20 September 2021

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Data are presented in thousands of persons, shares are presented percentages and dependency rates as ratio.

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The population data is presented in 18 five-year age groups which refer to the population from 0-4 to 85 and more as well as other larger groupings and shares.

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The data refer to mid-year estimates of the population.

Population projectionsAbstract

This dataset presents annual population projections data from 2020 to 2061 by sex and five year age groups as well as the share of children, youth, the elderly, old-age and total dependencey ratios. The data is available for all 38 member countries as well as for the EU27 and G20 countries, Singapore and the World total.

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els.contact@oecd.org

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Data source(s) used

There are three sources for the data: national statistics offices, Eurostat and the United Nations. For country details see http://www.oecd.org/els/emp/MD_POPPROJ.xlsx

Source Periodicity

Yearly

Unit of measure used

Data are presented in thousands of persons, shares are presented percentages and dependency rates as ratio.

Variables collected

The population data is presented in 18 five-year age groups which refer to the population from 0-4 to 85 and more as well as other larger groupings and shares.

Date last updated

20 September 2021

Key statistical concept

The data refer to mid-year estimates of the population.