Of the total, 226, or 75 percent, are women, and 78 are men. The oldest centenarian is a female at the age of 110, who lives in Chaoyang District.
According to the survey by the national Bureau of Statistics, there are 1.66 million residents at and above the age of 65, 10.77 percent of the city's permanent population of 15.38 million.
The high-age population rate was 2.37 percent higher than the 2000 level of 8.4 percent.
When the high-age population rate exceeds 7 percent in an area, it is called an aging society.
Beijingers Have The Highest Longevity in China