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East Asia and Pacific Compared by People > Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population

DEFINITION: Age dependency ratio is the ratio of dependents--people younger than 15 or older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. For example, 0.7 means there are 7 dependents for every 10 working-age people.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Samoa 0.83 2005
2 Laos 0.8 2005
3 East Timor 0.78 2005
=4 Solomon Islands 0.76 2005
=4 Vanuatu 0.76 2005
=6 Federated States of Micronesia 0.74 2005
=6 Papua New Guinea 0.74 2005
8 Tonga 0.72 2005
9 Cambodia 0.68 2005
10 Philippines 0.64 2005
11 Malaysia 0.59 2005
12 Fiji 0.55 2005
13 Vietnam 0.54 2005
=14 Mongolia 0.52 2005
=14 Burma 0.52 2005
=16 Japan 0.51 2005
=16 New Zealand 0.51 2005
=16 Indonesia 0.51 2005
19 Brunei 0.49 2005
20 Australia 0.48 2005
21 North Korea 0.47 2005
22 Thailand 0.45 2005
23 China 0.41 2005
=24 South Korea 0.39 2005
=24 Singapore 0.39 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/East-Asia-and-Pacific/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

East Asia and Pacific Compared by People > Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population

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