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Table 4:
Percentage Distribution of Living Arrangements of Elderly in China (All 30 provinces), Rural and Urban Areas Combined, Comparison between 1990 and 1982
 

  Alone spouse Living with spouse and child/grandchild or others No spouse, living with child/grandchild or others Institution Total
      Child Grandchild child & grandchild others only subtotal   Child grandchild child & grandchild others only Subtotal   % #
Ages 65-79
Males 1990 8.0 21.6 16.4 1.8 25.2 0.3 43.7 4.1 0.5 20.7 0.3 25.6 1.1 100 274864
  1982 10.5 17.5 19.2 1.7 21.7 0.4 43.0 5.2 0.6 21.2 0.5 27.5 1.5 100 186530
Females 1990 10.2 15.2 5.3 1.2 15.9 0.2 22.6 7.5 1.0 42.9 0.1 51.6 0.3 100 313609
  1982 13.1 11.9 5.0 1.1 12.2 0.3 18.5 9.2 1.3 45.5 0.3 56.2 0.3 100 226812
Ages 80-89
Males 1990 13.2 16.0 4.1 1.1 16.0 0.2 21.3 5.9 1.0 41.1 0.3 48.3 1.2 100 27193
  1982 16.5 14.2 4.7 1.4 14.1 0.4 20.4 4.7 1.2 41.2 0.5 47.6 1.2 100 15584
Females 1990 15.2 4.0 0.7 0.2 3.4 0.0 4.3 11.3 1.3 63.1 0.2 75.8 0.7 100 48877
  1982 18.5 3.0 0.4 0.2 2.5 0.1 3.2 8.5 1.6 64.5 0.4 75.0 0.3 100 29653
Ages 90+
Males 1990 13.1 8.0 3.8 1.1 9.9 0.0 14.8 9.2 1.6 51.1 0.2 62.1 1.9 100 1134
  1982 16.5 8.7 6.3 3.3 7.1 0.5 17.1 6.9 0.8 47.8 0.6 56.1 1.5 100 665
Females 1990 15.9 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.9 17.3 1.3 62.8 0.2 81.7 1.1 100 3272
  1982 20.2 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.8 13.0 1.9 62.6 0.2 77.7 0.5 100 1767
Ages 80+
Males 1990 13.2 15.7 4.1 1.1 15.7 0.1 21.1 6.0 1.0 41.5 0.3 48.9 1.2 100 28327
  1982 16.5 14.0 4.7 1.4 13.8 0.4 20.3 4.8 1.2 41.4 0.5 48.0 1.2 100 16249
Females 1990 15.2 3.8 0.6 0.2 3.2 0.0 4.1 11.6 1.3 63.1 0.2 76.2 0.7 100 52149
  1982 18.6 2.9 0.4 0.2 2.4 0.0 3.1 8.8 1.6 64.3 0.3 75.1 0.3 100 31420
Ages 65+
Males 1990 8.5 21.0 15.2 1.7 24.3 0.3 41.6 4.3 0.6 22.7 0.3 27.8 1.1 100 303191
  1982 10.9 17.2 18.1 1.7 21.0 0.4 41.2 5.2 0.7 22.8 0.5 29.1 1.5 100 202779
Females 1990 10.9 13.5 4.7 1.1 14.1 0.1 20.0 8.1 1.1 45.8 0.2 55.1 0.4 100 365758
  1982 13.8 10.8 4.4 1.0 11.0 0.3 16.7 9.2 1.3 47.8 0.3 58.5 0.3 100 258232

 

 

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Family Dynamics of 63 Million (in 1990) to more than 330 Million (in 2050) Elders in China
Zeng Yi, Linda George
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol2/5