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People > Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Women > Aged above 59: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percent widowed in age group.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Egypt 65.5% 1996
2 Niger 63.8% 1988
3 Mongolia 62.7% 2000
4 Mauritius 60% 2000
5 Uzbekistan 58.2% 1989
6 South Korea 57% 2000
=7 Bangladesh 56% 1991
=7 Kazakhstan 56% 1999
9 Tajikistan 55.9% 1989
10 Morocco 55.7% 1994
11 Kyrgyzstan 55.5% 1999
12 Soviet Union 54.9% 1989
13 Algeria 54.7% 1987
14 Senegal 54.5% 1993
15 Zimbabwe 54.3% 2002
16 India 54% 1991
17 Burundi 53.9% 1990
18 Moldova 53.7% 1989
19 Iraq 53.6% 1997
20 Vietnam 53.2% 1999
21 Sudan 53% 1993
22 Burma 52.4% 1991
23 Indonesia 52.1% 2000
24 Ethiopia 52% 1994
=25 Hungary 51.6% 2004
=25 Azerbaijan 51.6% 1999
=25 Russia 51.6% 2002
28 Ukraine 51.4% 2001
29 Slovakia 51% 2003
30 Kuwait 50.9% 1996
31 Poland 50.2% 2002
32 Pitcairn Islands 50% 1993
33 Belarus 49.9% 1999
34 Pakistan 49.7% 2003
35 Romania 49.6% 2003
=36 Fiji 49.4% 1986
=36 Croatia 49.4% 2001
=38 Laos 49.3% 1995
=38 Tunisia 49.3% 1994
40 Palestine 49.1% 2004
41 Qatar 48.9% 2004
42 West Germany 48.6% 1989
43 Mozambique 48% 1997
44 East Germany 47.9% 1989
45 Lithuania 47.3% 2001
46 Nicaragua 47.1% 2003
47 Jordan 47% 2004
48 American Samoa 46.5% 1990
=49 Cambodia 46.4% 2004
=49 Gabon 46.4% 1993
=51 Nigeria 46.3% 1991
=51 Tuvalu 46.3% 2002
=51 Mali 46.3% 1987
=54 Guatemala 46% 1990
=54 Iran 46% 1996
56 Czech Republic 45.9% 2004
57 Malaysia 45.8% 2000
58 Zambia 45.7% 2000
59 Tanzania 45.4% 1988
60 Macau 45.3% 2001
61 Singapore 45.2% 2000
=62 Serbia and Montenegro 45% 2002
=62 Serbia 45% 2002
64 Palau 44.8% 1995
=65 Argentina 44.4% 1991
=65 Scotland 44.4% 1985
67 Estonia 44% 2000
68 Hong Kong 43.7% 2001
69 Central African Republic 43.5% 1988
70 Northern Mariana Islands 43.3% 1990
71 Mexico 43.2% 2003
=72 Turkey 43.1% 2000
=72 Israel 43.1% 2004
74 The Bahamas 42.8% 1990
75 Luxembourg 42.6% 2001
76 Northern Ireland 42.5% 1991
=77 Philippines 42.4% 2000
=77 Brazil 42.4% 1991
79 Albania 42.1% 2001
=80 Isle of Man 41.7% 2001
=80 China 41.7% 2000
=82 Greenland 41.6% 2000
=82 Austria 41.6% 2001
=82 Uruguay 41.6% 1996
=85 Thailand 41.5% 2000
=85 New Zealand 41.5% 1991
87 Jersey 41.4% 1996
88 Italy 41.3% 2004
89 Saudi Arabia 41.2% 2004
90 Brunei 41.1% 2001
91 Gibraltar 41% 2001
92 Trinidad and Tobago 40.9% 1990
93 Colombia 40.7% 1993
94 United Kingdom 40.6% 2001
95 Reunion 40.5% 1999
=96 Botswana 40.4% 2001
=96 Faroe Islands 40.4% 1992
98 Malawi 40.1% 1987
=99 Ghana 40% 2000
=99 San Marino 40% 2003
101 Belgium 39.9% 2004
102 Bolivia 39.8% 2001
=103 Madagascar 39.7% 1993
=103 Ireland 39.7% 2002
105 France 39.6% 2004
106 New Caledonia 39.5% 2002
107 Norway 39.4% 2004
108 Chile 39.3% 1992
109 French Polynesia 39.1% 1996
=110 Slovenia 38.9% 2004
=110 United States 38.9% 2000
=110 Latvia 38.9% 2002
=113 Greece 38.6% 2001
=113 South Africa 38.6% 1996
=113 Japan 38.6% 2000
=116 Spain 38.4% 1991
=116 Puerto Rico 38.4% 2000
118 Monaco 38% 2000
=119 Armenia 37.8% 2001
=119 Germany 37.8% 2004
=121 Vanuatu 37.7% 1989
=121 Australia 37.7% 2001
=121 Denmark 37.7% 2004
=121 Federated States of Micronesia 37.7% 1994
=121 Tonga 37.7% 1996
126 Dominican Republic 37.4% 2002
=127 Marshall Islands 37.3% 1999
=127 Malta 37.3% 1985
=129 Portugal 37% 2001
=129 Republic of Macedonia 37% 1994
=129 Cook Islands 37% 1996
132 Wallis and Futuna 36.8% 1996
=133 Burkina Faso 36.7% 1991
=133 Netherlands 36.7% 2004
135 Cyprus 36.4% 2001
136 Canada 35.9% 2004
137 Venezuela 35.8% 2001
=138 Finland 35.7% 2004
=138 Liechtenstein 35.7% 2003
140 El Salvador 34.7% 1992
141 Bermuda 34.4% 2000
142 Saint Helena 34.3% 1996
143 Switzerland 33.9% 2004
144 Cuba 33.8% 2002
145 Costa Rica 33.7% 2003
=146 Niue 33.6% 1986
=146 Sweden 33.6% 2004
148 Cayman Islands 33.5% 1989
149 Kenya 32.6% 1989
150 Netherlands Antilles 32.4% 2001
151 Belize 32.3% 1991
152 Panama 31.8% 2000
153 Paraguay 31.7% 2002
=154 Aruba 31.5% 2000
=154 Iceland 31.5% 2004
156 Jamaica 31.4% 2001
157 Anguilla 31.3% 2001
158 Saint Lucia 30.9% 1991
159 Guadeloupe 30.8% 1999
160 Ecuador 30.4% 2001
161 Namibia 30.3% 1991
162 The Gambia 29.9% 1993
163 Haiti 29.6% 1996
164 Bahrain 28.9% 2001
=165 Dominica 28% 2001
=165 British Virgin Islands 28% 1991
167 Seychelles 27.8% 2002
168 Martinique 27% 1999
169 Cape Verde 25.9% 1990
=170 Nepal 24.9% 2001
=170 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 24.9% 2002
172 Swaziland 24.8% 1991
173 Comoros 23.2% 1991
174 French Guiana 22.3% 1999
175 Maldives 13.6% 2000
176 Uganda 11.5% 2002
177 Sao Tome and Principe 7.2% 1991
178 Guernsey 5.5% 2001
179 Bulgaria 3.4% 2001
180 Yemen 2.6% 1994

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Widows > Proportion of age group > All > Women > Aged above 59", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Widows/Proportion-of-age-group/All/Women/Aged-above-59

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