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Due to the nation’s national policy, the 1.83 million adults aged 65+ living in Sweden are entitled to live in their homes as long as possible.  Sweden invests more of their GDP on the elderly than any other country in the world and has the second-largest proportion of people aged 80 or over among the EU member states, totaling 5.3 per cent of the population.  The responsibility for maintaining the quality of life of these ageing adults falls on the Swedish municipalities.  More and more municipalities are choosing to expand the resources available to the elderly by partnering with private home care companies such as Right at Home, resulting in privately provided home care services accounting for 18.6% of all elderly people getting help at home.en invests more of its gross domestic product in its elderly than any other country in the world.

Country Demographics

Total Population 9.52 Million
GDP per Capita $55,244 USD
% GDP on Healthcare 9.36
% of 65+ Receiving Long Term Care 17.6
Hospital Beds per 1000 People 2.8

65+ Population by Year

  • 2013

    1.83 Million
    20% of Population

  • 2025

    2.16 Million
    23% of Population

  • 2050

    2.34 Million
    26% of Population