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People > Widows > Proportion of age group > Urban > 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 Burundi 52% 1988
2 Ethiopia 22.3% 1994
3 Zambia 20.5% 2000
4 Uganda 20% 1991
5 Niger 19.5% 1988
6 Zimbabwe 19.3% 2002
7 Central African Republic 19.2% 1988
8 Sudan 17.9% 1993
9 Egypt 17.5% 1996
=10 Iraq 16.3% 1997
=10 Morocco 16.3% 1994
12 Burma 16.1% 1991
13 Algeria 16% 1987
14 Senegal 15.9% 1993
=15 Mongolia 15.4% 2000
=15 Burkina Faso 15.4% 1991
=17 Mozambique 15.2% 1997
=17 India 15.2% 1991
19 Mali 15.1% 1987
20 Uzbekistan 14.9% 1989
=21 Cambodia 14.1% 2004
=21 Pakistan 14.1% 2003
23 Tajikistan 14% 1989
24 Guatemala 13.9% 1990
25 Azerbaijan 13.7% 1999
26 Kyrgyzstan 13.5% 1999
27 Kazakhstan 13.4% 1999
28 Nepal 13.2% 1991
29 Gabon 13.1% 1993
30 Indonesia 12.6% 2000
31 Mauritius 12.3% 2000
32 Haiti 12.1% 1996
33 Fiji 12% 1986
34 Jordan 11.9% 1993
35 Vietnam 11.7% 1999
36 Moldova 11.6% 1989
37 Soviet Union 11.4% 1989
=38 Maldives 11% 1995
=38 Tunisia 11% 1994
=38 Brazil 11% 1991
41 Malaysia 10.7% 1991
=42 Nicaragua 10.4% 2003
=42 Russia 10.4% 2002
44 Ukraine 10.3% 2001
=45 Iran 10.2% 1996
=45 South Africa 10.2% 1996
=45 Namibia 10.2% 1991
48 Colombia 10.1% 1993
=49 El Salvador 9.9% 1992
=49 Hong Kong 9.9% 1986
=51 Lithuania 9.7% 2001
=51 South Korea 9.7% 2000
=51 Belarus 9.7% 1999
54 Vanuatu 9.6% 1986
=55 Romania 9.5% 2002
=55 Bulgaria 9.5% 2001
=55 Ghana 9.5% 2000
=55 Malawi 9.5% 1987
59 Mexico 9.2% 2003
60 Hungary 9.1% 2004
61 Turkey 8.9% 2000
=62 The Gambia 8.8% 1993
=62 Swaziland 8.8% 1991
=64 Serbia 8.6% 2002
=64 Serbia and Montenegro 8.6% 2002
66 Thailand 8.4% 2000
67 Croatia 8.3% 2001
68 Bolivia 8.2% 2001
=69 Poland 8.1% 2002
=69 Estonia 8.1% 2000
=69 Dominican Republic 8.1% 1993
=72 Venezuela 7.9% 1990
=72 New Caledonia 7.9% 1989
74 Greece 7.8% 2001
75 Armenia 7.5% 2001
76 Chile 7.4% 1992
77 Puerto Rico 7.3% 2000
=78 Slovakia 7.2% 2001
=78 Cape Verde 7.2% 1990
=80 Czech Republic 6.7% 2001
=80 Uruguay 6.7% 1996
=80 Belize 6.7% 1991
83 Ecuador 5.9% 2001
=84 Costa Rica 5.4% 2003
=84 Greenland 5.4% 2000
=86 Brunei 5.3% 2001
=86 Latvia 5.3% 2000
=88 Paraguay 5.2% 2002
=88 Portugal 5.2% 2001
=88 New Zealand 5.2% 1991
91 Panama 5.1% 1990
92 Slovenia 4.9% 2004
93 Israel 4.7% 2004
94 Ireland 4.6% 1996
=95 Austria 4.5% 2001
=95 Japan 4.5% 1995
97 France 4.4% 1999
=98 Cuba 4.3% 2002
=98 China 4.3% 2000
100 Cyprus 3.9% 2001
101 Sweden 3.6% 1990
=102 Jamaica 3.5% 2001
=102 Switzerland 3.5% 2000
=102 Yemen 3.5% 1994
=105 Netherlands 3.3% 2002
=105 Australia 3.3% 2001
=107 Finland 3.1% 2004
=107 Canada 3.1% 2001
109 Norway 2.8% 2001
110 Iceland 2.1% 2003

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