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Table 1 Indicators information

From: Examining active aging among Iranian provinces: a TOPSIS analysis

  Ability Health status Environmental empowerment Income security
Province Economic Participation Rate of age above65(Access to the labor market) Percentage of population over 65 who is working (ability of Elderly Employment) Percentage of people over 65 years old with a higher education than a diploma(elderly Educational Access) Life expectancy in men at the age of 65 Life expectancy in women at the age of 65 proportion of families with elderly supervisor above65 years old(social relations) Percentage of married people over 65(social relations) Percentage of people over 65 who live in non-single-family households(Relatives’ support) Percentage of People with salary and wages and pension(Salary and pension coverage) Average person’s income over 65 years into the average income of the rest of the population(Relative Welfare) percentage of people with lower incomes than the median income of the country(elderly poverty rate)
Markazi 0.12 11.87 5.83 7.90 11.70 0.17 42.32 82.86 36.42 0.77 72.63
Gilan 0.15 13.89 11.21 7.10 11.50 0.18 41.44 80.82 43.32 0.91 68.26
Mazandaran 0.12 11.41 10.69 8.50 12.00 0.16 44.15 85.67 49.60 1.41 57.20
East Azarbayjan 0.14 14.08 7.81 7.50 10.90 0.16 44.08 87.30 39.71 1.28 64.06
West Azarbayjan 0.15 14.86 6.00 6.60 11.30 0.13 42.22 86.85 34.24 0.56 88.14
Kermanshah 0.15 14.50 6.12 5.40 10.30 0.16 43.30 88.33 34.78 0.73 80.58
Khozestan 0.12 11.84 7.26 6.30 8.90 0.11 43.87 93.75 60.85 0.80 75.80
Fars 0.14 13.88 11.21 7.10 11.30 0.15 44.99 87.90 40.34 0.77 75.91
Kerman 0.12 11.58 7.50 6.40 10.50 0.13 43.93 82.13 44.24 0.58 89.22
Khorasan razavi 0.12 12.24 9.30 7.10 11.20 0.14 43.80 73.91 33.88 0.64 84.30
Esfahan 0.09 8.68 11.44 8.00 12.00 0.16 45.25 75.13 48.25 0.66 81.35
Sistan and baluchestan 0.20 18.18 3.05 0.70 4.20 0.10 45.43 80.59 28.92 0.27 95.10
Kordestan 0.17 16.53 3.98 5.60 9.10 0.14 43.16 90.91 32.02 0.85 72.47
Hamedan 0.17 16.88 4.95 6.20 10.60 0.16 42.47 86.28 35.12 0.77 77.93
Chaharmahal and bakhtiari 0.13 12.03 2.81 5.20 10.00 0.15 45.56 80.27 45.58 1.18 70.80
Lorestan 0.15 14.51 4.59 6.10 9.50 0.15 45.49 87.97 42.98 0.62 85.96
Ilam 0.18 18.02 2.70 5.50 7.00 0.15 47.07 90.61 43.75 1.04 78.52
Kohgiluyeh and boyer ahmad 0.16 15.72 3.01 6.20 8.10 0.12 48.96 90.03 38.66 0.53 87.82
Bushehr 0.15 15.09 5.52 6.00 8.50 0.10 42.06 96.00 54.17 0.70 81.02
Zanjan 0.16 16.19 4.22 8.20 10.80 0.15 42.86 79.21 38.19 0.70 81.25
Semnan 0.08 7.53 10.14 8.20 11.10 0.16 43.83 79.71 64.64 1.02 64.26
Yazd 0.10 9.05 8.43 8.20 11.70 0.14 43.73 73.32 49.67 0.92 77.63
Hormozgan 0.18 17.91 3.56 4.90 8.70 0.10 43.01 89.61 46.28 0.61 83.88
Tehran 0.07 7.02 27.29 9.30 12.80 0.15 44.14 82.64 72.70 0.93 70.34
Ardebil 0.16 15.50 4.15 6.30 10.60 0.15 44.38 86.88 39.43 0.90 72.04
Qom 0.15 14.68 7.58 6.50 10.60 0.12 43.56 84.32 45.49 0.78 79.22
Qazvin 0.12 11.53 6.88 6.80 10.30 0.14 44.01 81.47 43.03 0.99 72.51
Golestan 0.16 16.06 7.11 5.80 9.20 0.12 41.95 83.47 43.30 1.16 79.04
North Khorasan 0.15 14.58 3.64 4.80 7.60 0.14 42.89 83.21 38.41 0.67 80.63
South Khorasan 0.13 13.25 4.14 5.80 8.90 0.18 44.29 65.50 25.23 0.58 88.30
Alborz 0.08 8.01 18.92 9.40 13.00 0.13 45.23 86.06 71.37 0.95 70.93
  1. Source: research calculations