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Increase in 90-and-older population by the 2030s

In the 2030s, the 90-and-older population is projected to experience a  71 percent jump, as opposed to a 10 percent increase for those aged 65–89 years old.

He W, Muenchrath N. 90+ in the United States: 2006-2008. Washington, DC: US Census Bureau; 2011. https://www.census.gov/library/publications/2011/acs/acs-17.html

Reference

Title
90+ in the United States: 2006-2008
Publisher
US Census Bureau
Publication Date
2011
Authors
He W, Muenchrath N
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