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People > Age distribution > Population aged 15-59: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of total pouplation aged 15-59.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 84.7% 2015
2 United Arab Emirates 82.74% 2015
3 Bahrain 74.85% 2015
4 Oman 73.97% 2015
5 Macau 72.59% 2015
6 Kuwait 71.66% 2015
7 Azerbaijan 68.59% 2015
8 Western Sahara 68.56% 2015
9 Lebanon 68.16% 2015
10 Singapore 67.64% 2015
11 South Korea 67.39% 2015
12 Iran 67.25% 2015
13 Vietnam 67.18% 2015
14 Brunei 66.94% 2015
15 China 66.92% 2015
16 Burma 66.8% 2015
17 Thailand 66.77% 2015
18 Hong Kong 66.62% 2015
19 The Bahamas 66.59% 2015
20 Seychelles 66.54% 2015
21 Mauritius 66.36% 2015
22 North Korea 66.31% 2015
23 Saudi Arabia 66.27% 2015
24 French Polynesia 66.26% 2015
25 Mongolia 66.12% 2015
26 Costa Rica 65.97% 2015
27 Malaysia 65.69% 2015
28 Bhutan 65.66% 2015
29 Cyprus 65.5% 2015
30 Tunisia 65.23% 2015
31 Antigua and Barbuda 65.06% 2015
32 Moldova 64.99% 2015
33 Brazil 64.98% 2015
34 Uzbekistan 64.94% 2015
35 Cuba 64.92% 2015
36 Turkmenistan 64.91% 2015
37 Maldives 64.85% 2015
38 Republic of Macedonia 64.72% 2015
39 Trinidad and Tobago 64.72% 2015
40 Armenia 64.65% 2015
41 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 64.56% 2015
42 Slovakia 64.46% 2015
43 Chile 64.38% 2015
44 Barbados 64.36% 2015
45 Saint Lucia 64.34% 2015
46 Belarus 64.31% 2015
47 Albania 64.25% 2015
48 Cape Verde 64.1% 2015
49 Bangladesh 63.9% 2015
50 Russia 63.8% 2015
51 Algeria 63.79% 2015
52 Morocco 63.69% 2015
53 Turkey 63.6% 2015
54 Bosnia and Herzegovina 63.57% 2015
55 Lithuania 63.48% 2015
56 Suriname 63.42% 2015
57 Indonesia 63.39% 2015
58 Grenada 63.38% 2015
59 New Caledonia 63.28% 2015
60 Aruba 63.2% 2015
61 Romania 63.08% 2015
62 Kazakhstan 63.06% 2015
63 Libya 63.05% 2015
64 Luxembourg 62.99% 2015
65 Ukraine 62.96% 2015
66 India 62.87% 2015
67 Colombia 62.81% 2015
68 Poland 62.48% 2015
69 Mexico 62.43% 2015
70 Kyrgyzstan 62.4% 2015
71 Peru 62.22% 2015
72 Kiribati 62.18% 2015
73 Jamaica 62.18% 2015
74 Venezuela 62.07% 2015
75 Serbia 62.07% 2015
76 Fiji 62.01% 2015
77 South Africa 61.84% 2015
78 Montenegro 61.8% 2015
79 Channel Islands 61.71% 2015
80 Panama 61.54% 2015
81 Switzerland 61.54% 2015
82 Sri Lanka 61.49% 2015
83 Puerto Rico 61.49% 2015
84 Guam 61.48% 2015
85 Federated States of Micronesia 61.34% 2015
86 Austria 61.31% 2015
87 Canada 61.28% 2015
88 Jordan 61.16% 2015
89 Georgia 61.12% 2015
90 El Salvador 61.12% 2015
91 Belize 61.12% 2015
92 Malta 61.07% 2015
93 Ireland 60.85% 2015
94 Spain 60.81% 2015
95 Nicaragua 60.79% 2015
96 Botswana 60.74% 2015
97 Ecuador 60.71% 2015
98 Dominican Republic 60.7% 2015
99 Iceland 60.7% 2015
100 Argentina 60.66% 2015
101 Cambodia 60.61% 2015
102 Slovenia 60.55% 2015
103 Pakistan 60.55% 2015
104 Hungary 60.52% 2015
105 Australia 60.44% 2015
106 Egypt 60.3% 2015
107 Czech Republic 60.28% 2015
108 Djibouti 60.23% 2015
109 Portugal 60.08% 2015
110 United States 60.03% 2015
111 Latvia 59.95% 2015
112 New Zealand 59.89% 2015
113 French Guiana 59.83% 2015
114 Guyana 59.81% 2015
115 Philippines 59.79% 2015
116 Paraguay 59.64% 2015
117 Guadeloupe 59.62% 2015
118 Laos 59.61% 2015
119 Uruguay 59.54% 2015
120 Norway 59.42% 2015
121 Namibia 59.39% 2015
122 Croatia 59.37% 2015
123 Estonia 59.24% 2015
124 Bulgaria 59.18% 2015
125 Germany 59.1% 2015
126 Greece 59.04% 2015
127 Netherlands 58.89% 2015
128 Nepal 58.88% 2015
129 Honduras 58.88% 2015
130 United Kingdom 58.87% 2015
131 Tajikistan 58.86% 2015
132 Haiti 58.82% 2015
133 Martinique 58.81% 2015
134 Syria 58.74% 2015
135 Italy 58.3% 2015
136 Belgium 58.27% 2015
137 Bolivia 58.27% 2015
138 Lesotho 58.1% 2015
139 Denmark 58.06% 2015
140 Papua New Guinea 57.76% 2015
141 Vanuatu 57.52% 2015
142 Swaziland 57.17% 2015
143 France 57.09% 2015
144 Sweden 56.98% 2015
145 Ghana 56.64% 2015
146 Israel 56.54% 2015
147 Equatorial Guinea 56.48% 2015
148 Palestine 56.34% 2015
149 Finland 56.33% 2015
150 Yemen 56.23% 2015
151 Zimbabwe 55.76% 2015
152 Iraq 55.61% 2015
153 Virgin Islands 55.26% 2015
154 Solomon Islands 55.25% 2015
155 Mauritania 55.24% 2015
156 Central African Republic 55.12% 2015
157 Tonga 55.03% 2015
158 Samoa 54.81% 2015
159 Sierra Leone 54.77% 2015
160 Gabon 54.52% 2015
161 Sudan 54.36% 2015
162 Rwanda 54.26% 2015
163 Togo 53.98% 2015
164 Japan 53.95% 2015
165 Sao Tome and Principe 53.88% 2015
166 Kenya 53.72% 2015
167 Madagascar 53.63% 2015
168 Comoros 53.63% 2015
169 Guatemala 53.63% 2015
170 Guinea-Bissau 53.38% 2015
171 Ethiopia 53.35% 2015
172 South Sudan 53.34% 2015
173 Benin 53.24% 2015
174 Eritrea 53.18% 2015
175 Guinea 53.03% 2015
176 Liberia 52.87% 2015
177 Cameroon 52.63% 2015
178 Mayotte 52.19% 2015
179 Senegal 52.18% 2015
180 Nigeria 51.16% 2015
181 Burkina Faso 51.13% 2015
182 Afghanistan 51.08% 2015
183 Burundi 51.07% 2015
184 Democratic Republic of the Congo 50.97% 2015
185 Gambia 50.56% 2015
186 Tanzania 50.39% 2015
187 Malawi 50.31% 2015
188 Zambia 49.88% 2015
189 Mozambique 49.83% 2015
190 East Timor 49.8% 2015
191 Angola 49.09% 2015
192 Somalia 48.83% 2015
193 Uganda 48.37% 2015
194 Mali 48.35% 2015
195 Chad 48.3% 2015
196 Niger 45.68% 2015

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COUNTRIES COVERED
Total 196
Total per thousand people 191

Interesting observations about People > Age distribution > Population aged 15-59

  • Gambia has had the highest age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2075.
  • Singapore has ranked last for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2095.
  • South Korea has ranked second last for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2070.
  • Mali has ranked in the top 2 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2095.
  • Somalia has ranked in the top 3 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2090.
  • Sierra Leone has ranked in the top 5 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2070.
  • Guinea has ranked in the top 6 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2075.
  • Benin has ranked in the top 8 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2075.
  • Nigeria has ranked in the top 7 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2090.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo has ranked in the top 9 for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2080.
  • Japan has ranked 5th from the bottom for age distribution > population aged 15-59 since 2095.
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