Q- The table below shows information and predictions regarding the change in the percentage of the population aged 65 and above in three countries.
Ans- The table provides data on the population’s age distribution for three nations (Canada, Germany, and the UK) in 1988, 2000, and a projected percentage in 2030.
Overall, all three nations are expected to see an increase in their elderly populations between 1988 and 2030. Germany has the largest proportion of elderly persons, and it will still have the highest proportion in 2030. The UK had the lowest proportion for the time period mentioned.
The proportion of older people in Canada and Germany increased by about 5% between 1988 and 2000, reaching 20.67% and 25.32%, respectively. On the other hand, the UK’s population over the age of 65 exhibited virtually little growth and remained at slightly under 15% in both years.
In all three nations, there will be a projected 5.5% increase in the number of individuals 65 and older by the year 2030. According to projections, the percentage will be 30.42% in Germany, 26.35% in Canada, and 20.35% in the UK.
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