OECD, EU28, G20 Population and Demographic Indicators

Population
Since 1960
OECD
Free Product
Elderly Population
Fertility Rates

Historical demographic indicators for more than 50 countries (OECD + 16)

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Applications

  • Population forecast
  • Country benchmark and segmentation applications
  • Demographic analysis of countries
  • Investment decision support

DOCUMENTATION

OECD, EU28, G20 Population and Demographic Indicators

Overview

This data product provides annual population data since 1960 by sex and important breakdowns such as working population, young population, elderly population, and fertility rate. The data is available for 52 countries in total including the OECD member countries as well as for the European Unions, and G20 countries, Colombia, Costa Rica, Singapore and the World total.

Population projections are a common demographic tool. They provide a basis for other statistical projections, helping governments in their decision making.

These demographic trends have a number of implications for government and private spending on pensions, health care, and education and, more generally, for economic growth and welfare.

Coverage

Indicators

  • Men and women population
  • Fertility rates
  • Working population percent
  • Elderly population percent
  • Young population percent

Countries

Here is the country list for this data product: Country List

The table shows the country coverage of the product as of 2019:

World Population Data Product Coverage Coverage %
7,632.82 4,915.46 %64

With the standard country codes, you can merge this data with other national statistics, create visual dashboards and benchmark countries.

Data Sources

OECD, United Nations, World Bank and various sources for country attributes

Key Features

  • Historical data goes back to 1960
  • OECD Members + 16 Countries are Covered
  • Key population indicators

DATA DICTIONARY

19 Data Columns

Year (year)

Reported year of the statistical data

2-Digit Alpha Country Code (co_alpha_2_code)

ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code that represents each country

Country Alpha 3 Codes (co_alpha_3_code)

ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 codes are three-letter country codes defined in ISO 3166-1, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), to represent countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest.

Country (country_name)

Name of the country that the data belongs to

Geographic Region Name (co_agg_region_name)

Geographic regions presents the composition of geographical regions used by the United Nations' Statistics Division in its publications and databases. Each country or area is shown in one region only. These geographic regions are based on continental regions.

OECD Country Flag (co_agg_oecd_flag)

True if the country is a member of OECD, otherwise False

G20 Country Flag (co_agg_g20_flag)

True if the country belongs to G20 (Group of Twenty) which is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union (EU)

European Union Member Flag (co_agg_eu_flag)

True if the country is a member of the European Union, otherwise False

Max Report Year (max_year_by_country)

The latest year of statistics of a country in the dataset

Geographical Agregation (geo_agg)

Country or the agregation region such as OECD, World etc.

Men Population (population_men)

Men Population

Women Population (population_women)

Women Population

Total Population (population_total)

Total Population

Population Men Percent (population_men_percent)

The share of the men population in total population

Population Women Percent (population_women_percent)

The share of the women population in total population

Working Population Percent (working_population_percent)

The working age population is defined as those aged 15 to 64. This indicator measures the share of the working age population in total population.

Elderly Population Percent (elderly_population_percent)

The elderly population is defined as people aged 65 and over. This indicator measures the share of the elderly population in total population.

Fertility Rates (fertility_rates)

The total number of children that would be born to each woman

Youth Population Percent (young_population_percent)

The youth population is defined as those people aged less than 15. This indicator measures the share of the youth population in total population.

Data Provider

Alta Bering

Alta Bering is a Data Curation and Business Analytics Company with its roots in management consulting and decision science. Alta Bering is based in British Columbia and also offers a visual business analytics platform called EPO to help solve complex business problems by using popular Machine Learning and statistical methods

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