Population Ageing in Ireland Projections 2002-2021

Population Ageing in Ireland COVER

By 2021, the total population of the Republic of Ireland is projected to rise to between 4.57 million (A1) and 4.91 million (A4). The percentage of older males will rise from 9.7 per cent in 2002 to between 13.9 per cent (A4) and 14.1 per cent (A1) while the percentage of older females will rise from 12.5 per cent in 2002 to between 15.8 per cent (A4) and 16.4 per cent (A1) in 2021.

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