UK Aging Population

  • 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