What is Germany’s age structure?

Why is Germany an Ageing population?

In Germany, low fertility and increasing life expectancy have resulted in a rapidly ageing population.

What is the age structure in Germany?

The most recent figures from 2019 confirm that the next-largest age group was 65 years and older, at 18.09 million.

Population of Germany as of December 31, 2019, by age group (in millions)

Characteristic Population in millions
18-20 years 2.53
21-24 years 3.73
25-39 years 15.86
40-59 years 23.6

How does Germany treat the elderly?

In Germany, the majority of the population, including the elderly is funded by a public health care insurance system. Only employees who have an income above a cutoff point and certain other groups have the option of purchasing private insurance. (The option of not having any insurance coverage was dropped in 2009.)

What are different types of age structure?

There are generally three types of population pyramids created from age-sex distributions– expansive, constrictive and stationary.

What is the purpose of age structure?

Explanation: Age structures is the proportion of population that belongs to different age group. The purpose of age structure is that it provide a way to study the overall age demographics of a population.

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