Living Arrangements of Older Persons

Database on Households and Living Arrangements of Older Persons 2019

This dataset presents a compilation of indicators on the household composition and living arrangements of persons aged 60 years or over, estimated using both tabulated data and household roster micro-data obtained from censuses and household surveys. The estimates are based on 738 unique data points from 155 countries or areas, representing approximately 97 per cent of persons aged 60 or over globally, collected between 1960 to 2018.  

Standard estimation procedures were used to ensure comparability of the estimates between countries and over time.



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