There are now 11.8 million people aged 65 or over in the UK.
There are now over 15.3 million people in the UK aged 60 and above.
1.6 million people are aged 85 or over.
There are over half a million people aged 90 and over in the UK. 70% of these are women.
There are 14,570 centenarians in the UK, a 65% increase over the last decade. Of these, an estimated 800 are aged 105 and over, double that of 2005