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European Union 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 Sweden 0.53 2005
=1 France 0.53 2005
3 Belgium 0.52 2005
=4 Denmark 0.51 2005
=4 Italy 0.51 2005
=4 United Kingdom 0.51 2005
7 Finland 0.5 2005
=8 Portugal 0.49 2005
=8 Luxembourg 0.49 2005
=8 Croatia 0.49 2005
=8 Germany 0.49 2005
=12 Austria 0.48 2005
=12 Greece 0.48 2005
=12 Netherlands 0.48 2005
=15 Lithuania 0.47 2005
=15 Cyprus 0.47 2005
=17 Estonia 0.46 2005
=17 Latvia 0.46 2005
=19 Ireland 0.45 2005
=19 Hungary 0.45 2005
=19 Malta 0.45 2005
=19 Spain 0.45 2005
23 Bulgaria 0.44 2005
24 Romania 0.43 2005
25 Slovenia 0.42 2005
=26 Czech Republic 0.41 2005
=26 Poland 0.41 2005
28 Slovakia 0.4 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/European-Union/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

European Union Compared by People > Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population

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Interesting observations about People > Age dependency ratio > Dependents to working-age population

  • Uganda ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Mali ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Israel ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Sweden ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Albania ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Pakistan ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • United Arab Emirates has ranked last for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population since 1997.
  • France ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Malawi ranked second for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Bhutan ranked first for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Cold countries in 2005.
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