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People > Widows > Proportion of age group > Urban > 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 Burundi 71.3% 1988
2 Niger 64.4% 1988
3 Mongolia 64.1% 2000
4 Egypt 63.8% 1996
5 Uzbekistan 59.5% 1989
6 Tajikistan 58.4% 1989
=7 South Korea 58.2% 2000
=7 Morocco 58.2% 1994
9 Algeria 57% 1987
10 Mauritius 56% 2000
11 Kyrgyzstan 55.9% 1999
12 India 55.3% 1991
13 Iraq 55.2% 1997
14 Kazakhstan 55.1% 1999
15 Vietnam 54.7% 1999
16 Soviet Union 54.6% 1989
17 Pakistan 54.4% 2003
18 Burma 54.2% 1991
19 Senegal 54.1% 1993
20 Moldova 53.8% 1989
21 Tunisia 53.2% 1994
22 Sudan 53.1% 1993
23 Azerbaijan 53% 1999
24 Ethiopia 52.9% 1994
25 Indonesia 52.7% 2000
26 Uganda 52.1% 1991
27 Zambia 52% 2000
28 Burkina Faso 51.8% 1991
29 Hong Kong 51.2% 1986
30 Russia 51% 2002
31 Jordan 50.8% 1993
=32 Nicaragua 50.7% 2003
=32 Ukraine 50.7% 2001
34 Zimbabwe 50.6% 2002
35 Malaysia 50.1% 1991
36 Mali 49.8% 1987
=37 Hungary 49.3% 2004
=37 Gabon 49.3% 1993
39 Belarus 49.1% 1999
40 Romania 48.9% 2002
=41 Poland 48.7% 2002
=41 Nigeria 48.7% 1991
43 Iran 48.6% 1996
44 Slovakia 48.3% 2001
=45 Czech Republic 47.7% 2001
=45 Mozambique 47.7% 1997
47 Nepal 47.3% 1991
48 Turkey 46.6% 2000
49 Cambodia 46.5% 2004
=50 Croatia 46.4% 2001
=50 Central African Republic 46.4% 1988
52 Lithuania 45.7% 2001
=53 Serbia 45% 2002
=53 Serbia and Montenegro 45% 2002
=55 Mexico 44.6% 2003
=55 Guatemala 44.6% 1990
57 Fiji 44.5% 1986
58 Brazil 44.4% 1991
59 Israel 43.4% 2004
60 Estonia 43.1% 2000
61 New Zealand 42.5% 1991
62 Colombia 42.1% 1993
63 Uruguay 42% 1996
64 Greenland 41.6% 2000
=65 Bolivia 41.4% 2001
=65 Austria 41.4% 2001
67 Brunei 41.3% 2001
=68 South Africa 41.2% 1996
=68 New Caledonia 41.2% 1989
70 Malawi 40.9% 1987
71 Norway 40.8% 2001
72 Japan 40.7% 1995
73 Greece 40.6% 2001
74 Ghana 40.4% 2000
75 France 40.2% 1999
76 Chile 40.1% 1992
77 Maldives 39.4% 1995
78 Haiti 39.3% 1996
79 Ireland 39.2% 1996
80 Dominican Republic 38.7% 1993
=81 Netherlands 38.6% 2002
=81 Canada 38.6% 2001
=81 Australia 38.6% 2001
=81 Thailand 38.6% 2000
=81 Sweden 38.6% 1990
86 Puerto Rico 38.4% 2000
87 Cyprus 37.9% 2001
88 China 37.8% 2000
=89 Armenia 37.5% 2001
=89 Portugal 37.5% 2001
91 Vanuatu 37.3% 1986
=92 The Gambia 35.9% 1993
=92 Venezuela 35.9% 1990
94 Swaziland 35.6% 1991
95 Switzerland 35.2% 2000
=96 Slovenia 35.1% 2004
=96 Costa Rica 35.1% 2003
98 Cuba 35% 2002
99 Belize 34.7% 1991
100 El Salvador 34.4% 1992
101 Paraguay 33.7% 2002
102 Finland 33.4% 2004
103 Panama 32.9% 1990
104 Latvia 32.7% 2000
105 Iceland 32.3% 2003
106 Ecuador 31.2% 2001
107 Jamaica 28.7% 2001
108 Namibia 28.5% 1991
109 Cape Verde 23.9% 1990
110 Bulgaria 5% 2001
111 Yemen 3.5% 1994

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