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People > Age distribution Stats: compare key data on China & United States

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STAT China United States HISTORY
Elderly dependency ratio 49.8%
Ranked 91st. 5% more than United States
47.21%
Ranked 101st.

Median age 46.9 years
Ranked 80th. 6% more than United States
44.38 years
Ranked 117th.

Population aged 0-14 15.19%
Ranked 119th.
16.71%
Ranked 62nd. 10% more than China

Population aged 0-14 > Total 164.91 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
77.19 million
Ranked 4th.

Population aged 0-4 > Percent 4.99%
Ranked 118th.
5.53%
Ranked 57th. 11% more than China

Population aged 0-4 > Total 54.14 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
25.57 million
Ranked 4th.

Population aged 15-24 > Percent 10.59%
Ranked 118th.
11.22%
Ranked 80th. 6% more than China

Population aged 15-24 > Total 114.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
51.86 million
Ranked 4th.

Population aged 15-59 50.51%
Ranked 107th.
51.06%
Ranked 99th. 1% more than China

Population aged 15-64 56.62%
Ranked 103th. The same as United States
56.58%
Ranked 104th.

Population aged 15-64 > Total 614.64 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
261.45 million
Ranked 4th.

Population aged 60 or over > Percent 34.3%
Ranked 87th. 6% more than United States
32.24%
Ranked 107th.

Population aged 60 or over > Total 372.34 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
148.96 million
Ranked 3rd.

Population aged 65 or over > Percent 28.19%
Ranked 90th. 6% more than United States
26.71%
Ranked 104th.

Total dependency ratio 76.63%
Ranked 94th.
76.73%
Ranked 93th. About the same as China

Population aged 65 or over > Total 306.08 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
123.43 million
Ranked 3rd.

Population aged 15-59 > Total 548.39 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
235.92 million
Ranked 4th.

Population aged 80 or over > Total 119.51 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
51.64 million
Ranked 3rd.

Population aged 5-14 > Percent 10.2%
Ranked 119th.
11.17%
Ranked 64th. 9% more than China

Population aged 80 or over > Percent 11.01%
Ranked 95th.
11.18%
Ranked 93th. 2% more than China

Population aged 5-14 > Total 110.77 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United States
51.62 million
Ranked 4th.

Child dependency ratio 26.83%
Ranked 121st.
29.52%
Ranked 37th. 10% more than China

Population aged 15-64 > Total per thousand people 747.23
Ranked 8th. 10% more than United States
677.3
Ranked 56th.

Population aged 15-24 > Total per thousand people 181.09
Ranked 107th. 27% more than United States
142.08
Ranked 154th.

Population aged 60 or over > Total per thousand people 126.29
Ranked 65th.
186.84
Ranked 39th. 48% more than China

Population aged 0-14 > Total per thousand people 184.43
Ranked 146th.
200.26
Ranked 139th. 9% more than China

Population aged 15-59 > Total per thousand people 705.82
Ranked 9th. 13% more than United States
622.34
Ranked 81st.

Population aged 0-4 > Total per thousand people 63.97
Ranked 140th.
66.08
Ranked 135th. 3% more than China

Population aged 80 or over > Total per thousand people 14.94
Ranked 74th.
36.67
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than China

Population aged 65 or over > Total per thousand people 84.88
Ranked 65th.
131.88
Ranked 41st. 55% more than China

Population aged 5-14 > Total per thousand people 120.45
Ranked 150th.
134.18
Ranked 136th. 11% more than China

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Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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