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Aging into the 21st Century

Table 6b - Projections of the Percentage of Married Persons┬╣ 65 Years and Over and 85 Years and Over, by Sex: 1995 to 2050

(Alternative II of Social Security Administration.)

AGE AND SEX

1995

2000

2010

2030

2050

Male               

65+

73.4

73.0

73.2

70.0

66.8

85+

50.5

53.4

55.0

56.5

52.4

Female               

65+

39.4

39.4

41.0

44.1

41.5

85+

13.6

11.9

13.3

15.3

16.6

SOURCE: Social Security Administration (1995).

┬╣ Married includes those married with spouse absent.

Table compiled by the National Aging Information Center

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