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Older Population Is Projected to Grow Rapidly

Created on February 6, 2013

Older Population Is Projected to Grow Rapidly

AGE GROUPS AS A PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL POPULATION

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Sources: Data for 1960–2000: Frank Hobbs and Nicole Stoops, “Demographic Trends in the 20th Century,” U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Special Reports, CENSR-4, Table 5, November 2002, http://www.census.gov/ prod/2002pubs/censr-4.pdf (accessed August 17, 2012). Data for 2010–2050: U.S. Census Bureau, National Population Projections, NP2008–T12, Table 12, http://www.census.gov/ population/www/projections/ summarytables.html (accessed August 17, 2012).

CPI DP 07

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