The graph below shows the proportion of the population aged 65 and over between 1940 and 2040 in three different countries. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and making relevant comparisons.
The line graph illustrates the percentage of USA, Sweden and Japan inhabitants aged 65 and above between a hundred years.
Overall, at the start, America And Sweden had the highest percentage of old adults in their countries, whereas, in the End, Although both increased in the percentile, It was projected That they would both be behind japan which started below them at 100 years ago.
In 1940, America Had The highest percentage of old aged people at just below 10%, Followed closely by Sweden at around 7%. However, they fluctuated over the years, around the year 2000, there are more old people in Sweden than in the USA. It Was projected That by 2040, Sweden would have the second highest percentile of old people below japan at 25%, While the USA will have the least at approximately 23%.
At the start, the old adults aged 65 or more living in japan(5%) was the least of the three, almost half the percentage of the USA which was the highest. It remained relatively below 5% for 60 years till 2000 when it saw a gradual increase to double that figure, it Was predicted That by 2040, there would be a dramatic rise in the per cent of old people in Japan, and it will hold the highest figure of the three at just above 25%.
The graph illustrates the percentage of people older than 65 or older in three countries, namely the United States of America, Sweden, and Japan, from 1940 to2040.
In 1940, the contribution of old citizens aged 65 or above in the United States of America and Sweden was around 8% and 60%, respectively. Sweden’s percentage increased and remained steady between 1980 and 1990. From 2000 to 2014, it experienced fluctuations; however, it reached 25% at the end of the period. Whereas the United States raised 15% in 1960. During 1980 20-20, it also remained stable same as Sweden. After that, the proportion of the old person was almost 20% in 2040, and both the countries exceeded in 2020.
Turning to Japan, it slightly declined from 1940 to 1960. After this, it remained balanced between 1960 and 1980. In 2020, it dramatically skyrocketed by 16% in approximately 2030. It also collapsed with other countries like the United States and Sweden. In the end period, it grew around 27% in 2040.
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