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

DEFINITION: Percent of population that is widowed by age group, gender and urban / rural status.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Egypt 66.8% 1996
2 Mauritius 64.2% 2000
3 Niger 63.7% 1988
4 Mongolia 61.1% 2000
5 Kazakhstan 57.4% 1999
6 Uzbekistan 56.9% 1989
7 Hungary 56.2% 2004
8 Slovakia 55.9% 2001
9 Soviet Union 55.3% 1989
=10 South Korea 55.2% 2000
=10 Kyrgyzstan 55.2% 1999
12 Zimbabwe 55% 2002
13 Senegal 54.2% 1993
14 Tajikistan 54% 1989
15 New Caledonia 53.9% 1989
16 Burundi 53.8% 1988
17 India 53.7% 1991
18 Moldova 53.6% 1989
19 Morocco 53.5% 1994
20 Czech Republic 53% 2001
=21 Russia 52.9% 2002
=21 Uganda 52.9% 1991
=23 Sudan 52.8% 1993
=23 Vietnam 52.8% 1999
25 Poland 52.6% 2002
26 Croatia 52.5% 2001
27 Ukraine 52.4% 2001
28 Algeria 52.2% 1987
29 Ethiopia 51.8% 1994
30 Indonesia 51.7% 2000
31 Burma 51.6% 1991
32 Malaysia 51.2% 1991
33 Belarus 50.7% 1999
34 Azerbaijan 50.4% 1999
35 Iraq 50.2% 1997
36 Romania 49.6% 2002
37 Lithuania 49.5% 2001
38 Mozambique 48.1% 1997
=39 Hong Kong 47.6% 1986
=39 Nepal 47.6% 1991
=41 Jordan 47.2% 1993
=41 Pakistan 47.2% 2003
43 Guatemala 47% 1990
44 Cambodia 46.4% 2004
=45 Estonia 45.7% 2000
=45 Mali 45.7% 1987
47 Nigeria 45.1% 1991
=48 Serbia and Montenegro 44.9% 2002
=48 Serbia 44.9% 2002
50 Gabon 44.4% 1993
51 Ireland 44.3% 1996
52 Zambia 44.2% 2000
53 China 43.7% 2000
54 Tunisia 43.2% 1994
55 Slovenia 43.1% 2004
56 Thailand 42.8% 2000
57 Japan 42.6% 1995
=58 Central African Republic 42.3% 1988
=58 Iran 42.3% 1996
60 Austria 41.9% 2001
61 Greenland 41.5% 2000
62 Brunei 40.9% 2001
63 Norway 40.3% 2001
64 Malawi 40.1% 1987
=65 Fiji 39.9% 1986
=65 Maldives 39.9% 1995
67 Ghana 39.8% 2000
68 Nicaragua 39.6% 2003
=69 France 39% 1999
=69 Finland 39% 2004
71 Israel 38.9% 2004
72 Turkey 38.6% 2000
73 Mexico 38.5% 2003
74 Switzerland 38.4% 2000
75 Armenia 38.3% 2001
76 Bolivia 38% 2001
77 Netherlands 37.4% 2002
78 Puerto Rico 37% 2000
79 Portugal 36.4% 2001
80 Colombia 36.3% 1993
81 Latvia 36% 2000
82 South Africa 35.9% 1996
=83 Burkina Faso 35.2% 1991
=83 El Salvador 35.2% 1992
85 Chile 35% 1992
86 Greece 34.6% 2001
87 Brazil 34.4% 1991
88 Uruguay 34.2% 1996
89 Jamaica 33.9% 2001
90 Cyprus 33.7% 2001
91 Sweden 33.1% 1990
92 Dominican Republic 32.7% 1993
93 New Zealand 31.8% 1991
=94 Canada 31.7% 2001
=94 Panama 31.7% 1990
96 Namibia 30.7% 1991
97 Costa Rica 30.4% 2003
98 Ecuador 29.3% 2001
99 Paraguay 28.6% 2002
100 Venezuela 28.5% 1990
101 Cuba 28.4% 2002
102 Belize 28.3% 1991
103 Australia 28.1% 2001
104 The Gambia 27.3% 1993
105 Cape Verde 27.1% 1990
106 Haiti 26.7% 1996
107 Iceland 26.4% 2003
108 Swaziland 23.5% 1991
109 Yemen 2.4% 1994
110 Bulgaria 1.3% 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Widows > Proportion of age group > Rural > Women > Aged above 59", http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=GenderStat&f=inID%3a24, Percent widowed in age group. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Widows/Proportion-of-age-group/Rural/Women/Aged-above-59

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