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Former British colonies 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Uganda 1.12 2005
2 Malawi 1.01 2005
=3 Zambia 0.95 2005
=3 Yemen 0.95 2005
5 Nigeria 0.9 2005
6 Somalia 0.88 2005
7 Sierra Leone 0.86 2005
8 Tanzania 0.85 2005
9 Kenya 0.84 2005
10 Namibia 0.82 2005
11 Swaziland 0.8 2005
12 Maldives 0.79 2005
=13 The Gambia 0.78 2005
=13 Lesotho 0.78 2005
15 Zimbabwe 0.77 2005
=16 Sudan 0.75 2005
=16 Bhutan 0.75 2005
18 Ghana 0.74 2005
19 Pakistan 0.73 2005
20 Belize 0.7 2005
21 Botswana 0.69 2005
22 Jordan 0.68 2005
23 Bangladesh 0.64 2005
24 Jamaica 0.63 2005
25 Egypt 0.62 2005
26 Israel 0.61 2005
27 India 0.6 2005
28 Malaysia 0.59 2005
29 Saint Lucia 0.56 2005
30 Fiji 0.55 2005
=31 The Bahamas 0.53 2005
=31 Guyana 0.53 2005
33 Burma 0.52 2005
34 New Zealand 0.51 2005
=35 United States 0.49 2005
=35 Brunei 0.49 2005
37 Australia 0.48 2005
38 Sri Lanka 0.46 2005
39 Canada 0.44 2005
40 Bahrain 0.43 2005
=41 Barbados 0.41 2005
=41 Trinidad and Tobago 0.41 2005
43 Singapore 0.39 2005
44 Kuwait 0.35 2005
=45 Qatar 0.3 2005
=45 United Arab Emirates 0.3 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/Former-British-colonies/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

Former British colonies 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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