Government report: Georgian population amounts to 3 716 858 from which 20.5% are of retirement age; the 5th of the population is at high or moderate risk from COVID-19

Government report: Georgian population amounts to 3 716 858 from which 20.5% are of retirement age; the 5th of the population is at high or moderate risk from COVID-19

access_time2020-06-04 16:00:03

According to the latest data, the Georgian population (except the occupied regions) amounts to 3 716 858 people, from which 20.5%, 762 621 individuals are of retirement age. Therefore, the 5th of the population is at high or moderate risk from COVID-19, - the government's report about the measures to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

According to the same report, the structural analysis of the population is important in managing the epidemic environment.



"The hight rate of 4 main chronic diseases risk factors should be taken into account. This number stands at 80%, from which 40% have cardiovascular diseases, 22% chronic respiratory syndromes, 15% cancer, and the remaining 3% diabetes", - it is said in the report.


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