Global population by age and region in 2018

Global population in 2018, by age and region

Global population by age and region in 2018 This statistic shows the global population as of 2018, sorted by age group and region. In 2018, approximately 16 percent of the population in Europe were younger than 15 years, while about 18 percent were older than 64.
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Global population in 2018, by age and region

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Younger than 15People of working ageOlder than 64 years
Africa41%56%3%
Asia24%68%8%
Europe16%66%18%
Latin America, Caribbean25%67%8%
North America19%66%15%
Oceania24%64%12%
Younger than 15People of working ageOlder than 64 years
Africa41%56%3%
Asia24%68%8%
Europe16%66%18%
Latin America, Caribbean25%67%8%
North America19%66%15%
Oceania24%64%12%
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This statistic shows the global population as of 2018, sorted by age group and region. In 2018, approximately 16 percent of the population in Europe were younger than 15 years, while about 18 percent were older than 64.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2018
Supplementary notes
* According to the source, data was taken from PRB World Population Data Sheet 2018.

The source specifies the population "of working age" as 15 to 64 years.
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