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Aging into the 21st Century

Table 2 - Projections of the Percentage Increase in Population, by Age: 1995 to 2010, 1995 to 2030, 1995 to 2050 (Minus sign denotes a decrease. Projections are based on the lowest, middle, and highest population series of the U.S. Bureau of the Census.)

AGE AND PERIOD

LOWEST POPULATION MIDDLE POPULATION HIGHEST POPULATION

ALL AGES

     

1995-2010

7.1 13.3 19.7

1995-2030

10.8 32.0 54.1

1995-2050

7.5 49.9 97.4

UNDER 65

     

1995-2010

6.6 12.7 19.0

1995-2030

1.3 21.0 42.1

1995-2050

-1.2 37.4 81.2

65+

     

1995-2010

10.8 17.5 24.2

1995-2030

75.6 106.8 136.4

1995-2050

66.8 135.1 208.3

75+

     

1995-2010

14.5 24.1 35.0

1995-2030

71.8 116.2 164.0

1995-2050

91.1 198.5 326.8

85+

     

1995-2010

37.9 56.0 79.1

1995-2030

59.1 132.7 235.1

1995-2050

165.6 401.5 754.2

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of the Census (1996a).

Table compiled by the National Aging Information Center

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