No. 5 worst place: Rwanda

<b>Total population</b>: 11.5 million <br /><br />
<b>Percentage of population aged 60+</b>: 4.4% (20th lowest)<br /><br />
<b>Life expectancy at 60</b>: 16 years<br /><br />
<b>GDP per capita</b>: $1,077<br /><br />
<b>Other</b>. Life expectancy has jumped in the last 10 years in Rwanda, with deaths from infant mortality and malaria dropping. One key factor: the spread of health insurance, which is now nearly universal.<br /><br />
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( Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times / August 25, 2003 )

Total population: 11.5 million

Percentage of population aged 60+: 4.4% (20th lowest)

Life expectancy at 60: 16 years

GDP per capita: $1,077

Other. Life expectancy has jumped in the last 10 years in Rwanda, with deaths from infant mortality and malaria dropping. One key factor: the spread of health insurance, which is now nearly universal.

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