In the US, about 13.3% is over age 65.
No denying older people are increasing in numbers throughout the world, although not in a uniform way at all. A lot of the research is done here by an organization called HelpAge International which developed the Global AgeWatch Index, a series of reports available on this web site: Global AgeWatch Index, for those who are interested in looking into the details.
Shan Li at the LA times:
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Sweden.Feel free to browse through the other pictures and Countries, showing the 2nd etc... best places to grow old, and the worst places to grow old. Sobering article... it can give us all a powerful reason to reflect...
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