FIGURE 2-3. Percent distribution of world population aged 80 and over: 2000.

FIGURE 2-3Percent distribution of world population aged 80 and over: 2000

NOTE: Data represent the share of the world's total oldest old in each country or region. Individual countries with 2 percent or more of the total are shown separately.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of the Census (2000).

From: 2, Our Aging World

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Preparing for an Aging World: The Case for Cross-National Research.
National Research Council (US) Panel on a Research Agenda and New Data for an Aging World.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2001.
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