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Percentage of elderly living in elderly homes and other types of institutions

Statistics
Year 1981 1986 1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
% 1.00 0.93 1.31 1.51 1.52 1.66 1.80 1.85
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
% 1.88 1.91 1.86 1.79 1.71 1.62 1.49 1.42
Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
% 1.33 1.25 1.20 1.15 1.10 1.05 1.00 0.97
Operational Definitions
The number of persons enrolled in elderly institutions provided by Social Welfare Department or Non-governmental Organizations as percentage of persons aged 60 and over, based on mid-year estimate of population. Institutions that are counted towards the figures include Hostel for the Elderly, Home for the Aged, Care and Attention Home and Nursing Home.
Footnote
With effect from 1 January 2003, the Social Welfare Department has ceased to accept new application for placement in Hostels for the Elderly and Homes for the Aged. Starting from March 2006, all places in Hostels for the Elderly and Homes for the Aged are gradually phased out and converted into Care and Attention places providing continuum of care.
It includes Care and Attention places providing continuum of care.
Nursing Homes commenced operation in April 1998.
The figure for Homes for the Aged includes that for Hostels for the Elderly
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