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These Are the Countries With the Oldest Populations in the World

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8. Croatia
> Population 65 and older in 2019: 848,017
> Percentage of population 65 and older in 2019: 20.9%
> Total population: 4,065,253
> Age dependency ratio, older: 32.3 older individuals per 100 working-age residents — #11 out of 193 countries

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7. Bulgaria
> Population 65 and older in 2019: 1,482,556
> Percentage of population 65 and older in 2019: 21.3%
> Total population: 6,975,761
> Age dependency ratio, older: 33.2 older individuals per 100 working-age residents — #7 out of 193 countries

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6. Germany
> Population 65 and older in 2019: 17,917,329
> Percentage of population 65 and older in 2019: 21.6%
> Total population: 83,092,962
> Age dependency ratio, older: 33.4 older individuals per 100 working-age residents — #6 out of 193 countries

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5. Greece
> Population 65 and older in 2019: 2,351,504
> Percentage of population 65 and older in 2019: 21.9%
> Total population: 10,717,169
> Age dependency ratio, older: 34.2 older individuals per 100 working-age residents — #5 out of 193 countries

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4. Finland
> Population 65 and older in 2019: 1,222,519
> Percentage of population 65 and older in 2019: 22.1%
> Total population: 5,521,606
> Age dependency ratio, older: 35.8 older individuals per 100 working-age residents — #3 out of 193 countries

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