Ageing and Longevity

Here's what the EU population could look like by 2100

More than 30% of the EU population is expected to be 65 or older by the end of this century.

More than 30% of the EU population is expected to be 65 or older by the end of this century. Image: Unsplash/Vlad Sargu

Gilbert Fontana
Data Analyst, Visual Capitalist
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The EU population is ageing. Image: Visual Capitalist

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EU population change: From 2021 the 91-100+ age group is expected to more than double by 2100 Image: Visual Capitalist


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