# More on Maturing Workforce, % of the population over 60

If you haven’t noticed, IBM is speaking to the issue of the maturing workforce. I received these country statistics and found them quite interesting. There will be much more on this thread, but it gives a quick look at who is where in the age issue.

Census Research – Percent of Total Population 60+

All data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau

United States

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1980: approx. 16.07%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 16.27%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 16.81%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 18.41%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 24.21%

Canada

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1991: approx. 15.65%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 16.70%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 17.86%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 20.00%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 27.75%

United Kingdom

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1991: approx. 20.92%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 20.42%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 20.91%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 22.54%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 27.39%

Italy

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1992: approx. 21.42%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 23.89%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 24.88%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 26.58%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 32.54%

Germany

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1991: approx. 20.40%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 23.27%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 24.91%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 25.88%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 32.90%

France

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1990: approx. 19.14%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 20.53%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 20.84%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 23.00%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 28.49%

Spain

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1991: approx. 19.36%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 21.75%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 22.68%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 23.94%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 30.08%

China

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1990: approx. 8.45%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 10.12%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 10.90%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 12.38%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 19.94%

Korea (south)

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1990: approx. 7.65%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 10.88%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 12.73%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 14.87%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 26.13%

Japan

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1990: approx. 17.40%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 23.14%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 26.12%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 29.74%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 34.24%

Australia

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1990: approx. 15.55%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 16.47%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 17.53%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 19.56%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 25.62%

Thailand

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1980: approx. 7.33%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 9.88%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 11.26%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 12.92%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 20.77%

Brazil

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1980: approx. 5.4%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 7.8%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 8.82%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 10.11%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 16.13%

Mexico

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1980: approx. 5.46%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 7.29%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 8.19%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 9.47%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 14.11%

Argentina

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 1980: approx. 11.90%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2000: approx. 13.89%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2005: approx. 14.32%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2010: approx. 15.09%

Percent of population aged 60 and above in 2025: approx. 18.33%

Thanks for putting this all together…Great Help!!!