Comparison between the most recent census data in each country and data from the PLATINO study in terms of sex and age of people aged 40 years or more in five Latin American cities.

São Paulo (Brazil)

Mexico City (Mexico)

Montevideo (Uruguay)

Santiago (Chile)

Caracas (Venezuela)

Census

PLATINO

Census

PLATINO

Census

PLATINO

Census

PLATINO

Census

PLATINO

Sex

Men

46.8%

44.2%

44.6%

40.6%

42.9%

40.3%

47.5%

38.5%

43.7%

34.9%

Women

53.2%

55.8%

55.4%

59.4%

57.1%

59.7%

52.5%

61.5%

56.3%

65.1%

Age (years)

40-49

42.8%

39.0%

41.0%

39.5%

30.8%

26.3%

40.7%

33.7%

41.9%

40.4%

50-59

27.0%

32.0%

28.9%

28.2%

25.3%

26.2%

27.0%

31.5%

27.7%

29.2%

≥ 60

30.2%

28.9%

30.1%

32.3%

43.9%

47.5%

32.3%

34.9%

30.4%

30.4%

Sources: www.ibge.gov.br (Brazil); www.inegi.gob.mx (Mexico); www.ine.gub.uy (Uruguay); www.ine.cl (Chile); www.ine.gov.ve (Venezuela)