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People > Widows > Proportion of age group > Rural > Women > Aged 40 to 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 Zimbabwe 21.1% 2002
2 Egypt 20.1% 1996
3 Burundi 19.9% 1988
4 Uganda 19.5% 1991
=5 Ethiopia 18.5% 1994
=5 Niger 18.5% 1988
7 Mozambique 18.1% 1997
8 Burma 16.8% 1991
9 Central African Republic 16.6% 1988
=10 Iraq 16.2% 1997
=10 Sudan 16.2% 1993
=12 Mauritius 16.1% 2000
=12 Mongolia 16.1% 2000
14 Moldova 16% 1989
15 Zambia 15.3% 2000
=16 Cambodia 15.2% 2004
=16 Algeria 15.2% 1987
18 New Caledonia 14.8% 1989
19 Guatemala 14.6% 1990
=20 Gabon 14.5% 1993
=20 India 14.5% 1991
22 Mali 14.3% 1987
23 Kazakhstan 14.1% 1999
24 Soviet Union 13.9% 1989
=25 Vietnam 13.8% 1999
=25 Nepal 13.8% 1991
27 Belarus 13.4% 1999
=28 Romania 13% 2002
=28 Indonesia 13% 2000
=28 Kyrgyzstan 13% 1999
31 Namibia 12.8% 1991
=32 Lithuania 12.6% 2001
=32 Ukraine 12.6% 2001
=34 Azerbaijan 12.3% 1999
=34 Morocco 12.3% 1994
=36 South Korea 12.2% 2000
=36 Malaysia 12.2% 1991
=36 Uzbekistan 12.2% 1989
39 Hungary 12.1% 2004
=40 Russia 11.5% 2002
=40 Senegal 11.5% 1993
42 South Africa 11.3% 1996
=43 Jordan 11.2% 1993
=43 Tajikistan 11.2% 1989
45 Croatia 11% 2001
46 Malawi 10.8% 1987
47 El Salvador 10.7% 1992
48 Pakistan 10.5% 2003
=49 Slovakia 10.3% 2001
=49 Thailand 10.3% 2000
=51 Ghana 10.2% 2000
=51 Burkina Faso 10.2% 1991
53 Iran 9.9% 1996
=54 Bolivia 9.7% 2001
=54 Hong Kong 9.7% 1986
56 Fiji 9.5% 1986
=57 Serbia 9.3% 2002
=57 Serbia and Montenegro 9.3% 2002
=57 Colombia 9.3% 1993
=60 Nicaragua 9.2% 2003
=60 Mexico 9.2% 2003
62 Maldives 9.1% 1995
63 Poland 8.7% 2002
64 Tunisia 8.6% 1994
=65 Swaziland 8.5% 1991
=65 Cape Verde 8.5% 1990
67 Haiti 8.3% 1996
68 Turkey 8.2% 2000
69 Estonia 8.1% 2000
70 Czech Republic 7.8% 2001
71 Venezuela 7.6% 1990
72 Brazil 7.5% 1991
73 Puerto Rico 7.2% 2000
74 Greece 7.1% 2001
75 Chile 7% 1992
=76 Ecuador 6.7% 2001
=76 Latvia 6.7% 2000
78 Dominican Republic 6.6% 1993
79 Belize 6.5% 1991
=80 Slovenia 6.4% 2004
=80 Armenia 6.4% 2001
82 Greenland 6.3% 2000
83 The Gambia 6.2% 1993
84 Portugal 6% 2001
85 Brunei 5.9% 2001
86 Panama 5.7% 1990
87 China 5.4% 2000
88 Uruguay 5.1% 1996
89 Japan 4.9% 1995
=90 Austria 4.7% 2001
=90 Ireland 4.7% 1996
92 Paraguay 4.6% 2002
93 Jamaica 4.4% 2001
94 France 4.2% 1999
95 Costa Rica 4% 2003
=96 Switzerland 3.9% 2000
=96 New Zealand 3.9% 1991
98 Cyprus 3.8% 2001
99 Finland 3.7% 2004
100 Sweden 3.6% 1990
=101 Netherlands 3.4% 2002
=101 Bulgaria 3.4% 2001
103 Cuba 3.2% 2002
104 Israel 3.1% 2004
105 Norway 3% 2001
106 Australia 2.8% 2001
107 Canada 2.7% 2001
108 Yemen 2% 1994
109 Iceland 1.9% 2003

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