The graph below shows the proportion of the population aged 65 and over
between 1940 and 2040 in three different countries.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and
make comparisons where relevant.
The graph illustrates the information about the percentage of elder people
who aged 65 and over from 1940 to 2040 in the three different countries.
It is noticeable that the proportion of elder people in the three countries
has risen during the 100-year period. Japan will be expected more elder
people in the future.
The number of people aged 65 and over in the USA started at 9% in 1940 and
rose gradually at 15% in 1980. The proportion of elder people in the USA
remained constant at 14% from 1980 to 2010 while it increased grammatically
in Sweden, at 20% in 2010. The figure for old people in these two countries
will be 23% in the USA and 25% in Sweden in 2040.
Japan had 5% of people who aged 65 and over in 1940 and decreased slightly
at 3% from 1960 to 1990. Between 2030 and 2035, the percentage of elder
people in Japan will rise sharply, at 20%. Japan will be recorded as the
country with the highest proportion of old people in 2040, at 27%