Silver Book Fact

Total population and older population: United States, 1950-2050

Fact image

Total population and older population: United States, 1950-2050

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2005: With chartbook on trends in the health of Americans. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2005. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus05.pdf

Reference

Title
Health, United States, 2005: With chartbook on trends in the health of Americans
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Today's Older Population

Related Facts

  • Hospital stays for older Americans, 2012
    There were 6.8 million older Americans who had at least one overnight stay in a hospital in 2012.  
  • Increase in number of Americans who will reach 65 in next 20 years
    Between 2003 and 2013, the number of Americans who will reach 65 over the next 20 years increased by 20.7%.  
  • Living arrangements of older Americans
    The majority of the older population lives independently.  
  • Increase in 100+ population between 1990 and 2009
    In 2009, there were 64,024 Americans age 100 and older–0.2% of the total 65+ population.  This is a 72% increased from 1990 when there were 37,306 Americans age 100 and…  
  • 65+ population in 2006
    The population of Americans 65 years and older was 37.3 million in 2006– 1 in 8 Americans.