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Global ageing data slide show:

The statistics in the global ageing data slide show are calculated based on:

Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Ageing and Development 2012: Wall Chart (New York, 2012; forthcoming) http://www.unpopulation.org.

Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Ageing: Profiles of Ageing 2011 (New York, 2011), CD-ROM.

Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2010 Revision (New York, 2011)
http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/index.htm.

Total population:

UNDESA Population Division, World Population Prospects: the 2012 Revision, 2013
http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/unpp/panel_population.htm

Population over 60:

UNDESA Population Division, Population Ageing and Development 2012, Wall Chart, 2012
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/ageing/population-ageing-development-2012.shtml

Proportion aged 60+ and 80+, life expectancy at birth and at age 60:

Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, Prepared by the Population and Development Section, on the basis of data from United Nations, World Population Prospects: The 2010 Revision (New York, 2011), and United Nations, World Population Ageing and Development 2012: Wall Chart (New York, 2012; forthcoming)
http://www.unpopulation.org.

Pension coverage

World Bank, Social Protection and Labor, Pensions, Performance: Beneficiaries Coverage
http://www.datatopics.worldbank.org/aspire

Old age poverty rate

World Bank, The Atlas of Social Protection: Indicators of Resilience and Equity (unpublished data)
http://www.datatopics.worldbank.org/aspire

OECD, Statistics, Social Protection and Well-being, Income Distribution and Poverty, Poverty rate after taxes and transfers, Poverty line 50%
http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?QueryId=47991

Eurostat, At-risk-of-poverty rate by poverty threshold, age and sex
(source: SILC [ilc_li02])

Relative welfare:

World Bank, The Atlas of Social Protection: Indicators of Resilience and Equity (unpublished data)
http://datatopics.worldbank.org/aspire

OECD, Statistics, Social Protection and Well-being, Income Distribution
and Poverty, Median disposable income (constant prices)
http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?QueryId=47991

Eurostat: Relative median income ratio (60+)
(source: SILC [ilc_pns2])

GDP per capita:

World Bank http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.PP.KD

Life expectancy at 60:

WHO, Global Health Observatory Data Repository
http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.688?lang=en

Healthy life expectancy at 60:

Global Burden of Disease Study 2010, The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
http://ghdx.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/record/global-burden-disease-study-2010-gbd-2010-healthy-life-expectancy-1990-2010

Healthy life expectancy at birth:

World Health Organization, Global Disease Burden: The 2004 Update (Geneva, 2008) http://www.who.int/gho/publications/world_health_statistics/EN_WHS08_Part2.pdf

Relative psychological/mental wellbeing:

Gallup WorldView https://www.worldview.gallup.com

Employment rate:

ILO Employment by age and sex, Population
http://www.ilo.org/ilostat/faces/home/statisticaldata/data_by_subject? _adf.ctrl-state=110lx1px7r_420&_afrLoop=2593264645623189

Labour force participation rate:

ILO Key Indicators of the Labour Market, Labour force participation rate
www.ilo.org/empelm/what/WCMS_114240/lang--en/index.htm

Educational attainment:

Barro and Lee
http://barrolee.com

Social Connections:

Gallup WorldView
https://worldview.gallup.com

Physical Safety:

Gallup WorldView
https://worldview.gallup.com

Civic Freedom:

Gallup WorldView
https://worldview.gallup.com

Access to public transport:

Gallup WorldView
https://worldview.gallup.com

Number of people aged 100 or over:

United Nations DESA, Population Division, World Population Ageing: Profiles of Ageing 2011 (New York, 2011), CD-ROM.

Policies and ageing:

HelpAge International / UNFPA internal database

Social pensions:

PensionWatch: http://www.pension-watch.net/pensions/contact-us/social-pensions-database-notes/