Table 1

Characteristics of the study population in 2006, 2011, and 2015, Sweden

Characteristic200620112015
Number of Older Adultsa 1,659,937 1,862,950 2,025,723 
Number of Men (%) 725,544 (43.7) 842,460 (45.2) 932,780 (46.0) 
Number of Women (%) 934,393 (56.3) 1,020,490 (54.8) 1,092,943 (54.0) 
Age    
 Mean (SD) 75.5 (7.8) 74.8 (8.0) 74.7 (7.8) 
 65–69, n (%) 474,155 (28.6) 629,088 (33.8) 651,759 (32.2) 
 70–74, n (%) 351,538 (21.2) 397,417 (21.3) 498,392 (24.6) 
 75–79, n (%) 317,600 (19.1) 310,095 (16.6) 346,752 (17.1) 
 80–84, n (%) 264,937 (16.0) 253,529 (13.6) 250,350 (12.4) 
 85–89, n (%) 167,148 (10.1) 173,946 (9.3) 170,847 (8.4) 
 90–94, n (%) 66,945 (4.0) 78,452 (4.2) 84,095 (4.2) 
 ≥95, n (%) 17,614 (1.1) 20,423 (1.1) 23,528 (1.2) 
Disposable Income (US$, thousands)b,c    
 Mean (SD) 23.0 (30.2) 30.5 (49.7) 27.8 (76.2) 
 Median (Q1–Q3) 18.6 (15.4–24.6) 23.5 (18.6–33.2) 20.6 (16.0–30.0) 
Inequality Indicesd    
 Gini coefficient 0.28 0.32 0.34 
 Atkinson index, A(2) 0.27 0.41 0.42 
 Percentile ratios, P90/P10 2.6 3.0 3.2 
Number of Deaths    
 Men 35,837 36,011 37,375 
 Women 41,743 41,584 42,034 
Mortality Rate (per 100,000 per year)    
 Men 5,263 4,554 4,236 
 Women 4,711 4,309 4,045 
Life Expectancy at Age 65 (years)    
 Men 17.8 18.6 19.0 
 Women 20.8 21.3 21.5 
Characteristic200620112015
Number of Older Adultsa 1,659,937 1,862,950 2,025,723 
Number of Men (%) 725,544 (43.7) 842,460 (45.2) 932,780 (46.0) 
Number of Women (%) 934,393 (56.3) 1,020,490 (54.8) 1,092,943 (54.0) 
Age    
 Mean (SD) 75.5 (7.8) 74.8 (8.0) 74.7 (7.8) 
 65–69, n (%) 474,155 (28.6) 629,088 (33.8) 651,759 (32.2) 
 70–74, n (%) 351,538 (21.2) 397,417 (21.3) 498,392 (24.6) 
 75–79, n (%) 317,600 (19.1) 310,095 (16.6) 346,752 (17.1) 
 80–84, n (%) 264,937 (16.0) 253,529 (13.6) 250,350 (12.4) 
 85–89, n (%) 167,148 (10.1) 173,946 (9.3) 170,847 (8.4) 
 90–94, n (%) 66,945 (4.0) 78,452 (4.2) 84,095 (4.2) 
 ≥95, n (%) 17,614 (1.1) 20,423 (1.1) 23,528 (1.2) 
Disposable Income (US$, thousands)b,c    
 Mean (SD) 23.0 (30.2) 30.5 (49.7) 27.8 (76.2) 
 Median (Q1–Q3) 18.6 (15.4–24.6) 23.5 (18.6–33.2) 20.6 (16.0–30.0) 
Inequality Indicesd    
 Gini coefficient 0.28 0.32 0.34 
 Atkinson index, A(2) 0.27 0.41 0.42 
 Percentile ratios, P90/P10 2.6 3.0 3.2 
Number of Deaths    
 Men 35,837 36,011 37,375 
 Women 41,743 41,584 42,034 
Mortality Rate (per 100,000 per year)    
 Men 5,263 4,554 4,236 
 Women 4,711 4,309 4,045 
Life Expectancy at Age 65 (years)    
 Men 17.8 18.6 19.0 
 Women 20.8 21.3 21.5 
a

Number of individuals alive on January 1 and aged 65 years or older (including people who turned 65 during the year).

b

Disposable income per individual, adjusted for inflation to price levels in 2006.

c

Conversion done using the Swedish Central Bank average exchange rate from January 1 to December 31 for each year.

d

Inequality indices calculated from disposable income.

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