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Table 3 Age structure, comparison of the official forecasts and simulation in 2025 and 2040

From: How much can societal turning points affect forecasts’ accuracy in Europe? Case of post-communistic transformation in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

  Simulation, 2025 Official forecast, 2025 Simulation, 2040 Official forecast, 2040
Czech R.     
 0–14 (%) 17.9 14.9 17.6 12.9
 15–64 (%) 65.6 63.4 65.8 60.3
 65+ (%) 16.4 21.7 16.6 26.8
 80+ (%) 2.8 5.3 3.5 9.3
 Ageing index 91.7 145.6 94.1 208.3
 Mean age 39.6 43.9 40.2 47.0
Slovak R.     
 0–14 (%) 19.7 14.9 19.5 12.6
 15–64 (%) 65.6 66.0 65.0 62.4
 65+ (%) 14.7 19.0 15.6 25.0
 80+ (%) 2.6 3.7 3.7 7.4
 Ageing index 74.4 127.6 79.8 199.1
 Mean age 37.9 43.9 38.9 46.8
  1. Source: [18, 19], authors’ calculations