RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost three-quarters of the deaths in the state of São Paulo are of people over 60. According to a survey by the State Data Analysis System Foundation (SEADE), 297,800 citizens died in the state in 2018. Of this total, 72 percent were people over 60 years of age and 20 percent were over 85.
The foundation draws attention to a change in patterns in recent decades, consolidating the trend of population aging."São Paulo's population aged 50 and over increased 85 percent in 18 years, while that of less than 50 . . .