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Table 1-1-1. Status of Aging


Oct. 1, 2002 Oct. 1, 2001 Number of increase
(Total)
Rate of increase
(Total)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population
(10 thousand)
Total population 12,744 6,225 6,518 12,729 6,224 6,505 15% 0.1%
(Ratio of men to women) 95.5 (Ratio of men to women) 95.7
Aged population (65 and over) 2,363 996 1,367 2,287 962 1,325 76% 3.3%
(Ratio of men to women) 72.9 (Ratio of men to women) 72.6
Younger-old aged population (65-74 years old) 1,359 632 726 1,334 620 714 25% 1.9%
(Ratio of men to women) 87.1 (Ratio of men to women) 86.8
Old-old aged population (75 and over) 1,004 364 641 953 342 611 51% 5.4%
(Ratio of men to women)56.8 (Ratio of men to women) 56.0
Working population (15-64 years old) 8,571 4,302 4,269 8,614 4,326 4,288 -43% -0.5%
(Ratio of men to women) 100.8 (Ratio of men to women) 100.9
Child population (0-14 years old) 1,810 928 883 1,828 937 892 -18% -1.0%
(Ratio of men to women) 105.1 (Ratio of men to women) 105.0
Ratio of the aged population Total population 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 - -
Percentage of the aged population 18.5 16.0 21.0 18.0 15.5 20.4 - -
Younger-old aged population 10.7 10.2 11.1 10.5 10.0 11.0 - -
Old-old aged population 7.9 5.8 9.8 7.5 5.5 9.4 - -
Working population 67.3 69.1 65.5 67.7 69.5 65.9 - -
Child population 14.2 14.9 13.5 14.4 15.1 13.7 - -

Source: Ministry of Management and Coordination, ePopulation Projections for Japanf (As of October 1 each year)
Note: eRatio of men to womenfmeans the population ratio of males to 100 females.


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