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United States United States: Average age

The data set 'Average age' for United States contains data from the year 1950 until 2100.

Information: Definition: Age that divides the population in two parts of equal size, that is, there are as many persons with ages above the median as there are with ages below the median. (Source: UN Data)

The data until 2010 are actual data.
For 2015 and later the population forecast uses 4 different variants to project the population development:
Bullet Medium variant: Most likely development of the population
Bullet Constant-fertility: For each country, fertility rate remains constant at the level estimated for 2005-2010
Bullet Low variant: Fertility rate is projected to remain 0,5 children below the fertility in the medium variant
Bullet High variant: Fertility rate is projected to remain 0,5 children above the fertility in the medium variant
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Date Medium variant Constant-fertility Low variant High variant
2100 44,4 43,4 52,5 37,9
2095 43,9 42,9 51,9 37,6
2090 43,4 42,5 51,2 37,2
2085 43,0 42,1 50,5 36,8
2080 42,7 41,7 49,8 36,6
2075 42,3 41,3 49,1 36,5
2070 41,8 41,0 48,6 36,4
2065 41,4 40,6 48,0 36,3
2060 41,0 40,3 47,3 36,1
2055 40,8 40,0 46,4 36,0
2050 40,6 39,8 45,4 36,1
2045 40,5 39,8 44,5 36,5
2040 40,4 39,8 43,6 37,1
2035 40,1 39,6 42,6 37,5
2030 39,5 39,1 41,4 37,6
2025 38,9 38,6 40,2 37,5
2020 38,2 38,0 39,0 37,4
2015 37,7 37,5 38,0 37,3
2010 37,1 37,1 37,1 37,1
2005 36,2      
2000 35,3      
1995 34,1      
1990 32,9      
1985 31,5      
1980 30,1      
1975 28,9      
1970 28,2      
1965 28,5      
1960 29,6      
1955 30,1      
1950 30,0      
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More data for United States

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Age data

Data set Rank Value Date Drill Down Source
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Average age
43 37,1 2010 Drill Down UN Data
Survival to age 65, female (% of cohort) 48 88,1 2012 Drill Down Worldbank
Survival to age 65, male (% of cohort) 47 81,1 2012 Drill Down Worldbank
Age dependency ratio, total (% of working-age population) 129 49,0 2010 Drill Down UN Data
Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) 40 19,5 2010 Drill Down UN Data
Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) 142 29,6 2010 Drill Down UN Data

General data

Data set Rank Value Date Drill Down Source
Population, total 3 312.247.116 2010 Drill Down UN Data
Area (sq. km) 3 9.831.510,0 2012 Drill Down Worldbank
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 1 16.800.000.000.000 2013 Drill Down Worldbank
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 15 53.143 2013 Drill Down Worldbank