Mature Market Experts Stat of The Day: 65+ Seniors Population

Stop thinking of the senior market as one homogonous group.

Stop thinking of the senior market as one homogonous group.

The mature market – seniors 65 years or older – numbered 35.9 million in 2003. They represented 12.3% of the U.S. population, about one in every eight Americans.

By 2030, there will be about 71.5 million older persons, more than twice their number in 2000.People 65+ represented 12.4% of the population in the year 2000 but are expected to grow to be 20% of the population by 2030.

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging
Chart: Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
 
 
 
 

 

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