109 centenarians registered

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National Seniors Day and International Day for Older Persons are celebrated on October 1 every year. On the occasion of this day, the National Statistics Office has presented some related information. There are 109 centenarians registered in Mongolia. If we look at the employment rate of seniors, 20.7 percent are employed.

Moreover, in 2020, 9.8 percent of the population of Mongolia were elderly, and as of September 26, 2023, they accounted for 8.6 percent. This figure is expected to reach 19 percent in 2050, according to population projections. Also, 40.4 percent of seniors are men and 59.6 percent are women. Interestingly, there are 524 senior citizens born on October 1.

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