Elderly population in the Republic of Moldova in 2016
National Bureau of Statistics informs that, at the beginning of the year 2017, in the Republic of Moldova were 609,9 thousand persons aged 60 years and over, representing 17,2% of the total resident population of the country. About 60% of the total number of elderly people are women and 57% live in rural areas. Every third person is aged between 60-64 years and 13,4% are people who are more than 80 years old.
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