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High income OECD countries 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 Israel 0.61 2005
=2 Sweden 0.53 2005
=2 France 0.53 2005
=2 Norway 0.53 2005
5 Belgium 0.52 2005
=6 Denmark 0.51 2005
=6 Japan 0.51 2005
=6 Italy 0.51 2005
=6 United Kingdom 0.51 2005
=6 Iceland 0.51 2005
=6 New Zealand 0.51 2005
12 Finland 0.5 2005
=13 Portugal 0.49 2005
=13 Luxembourg 0.49 2005
=13 United States 0.49 2005
=13 Chile 0.49 2005
=13 Germany 0.49 2005
=18 Australia 0.48 2005
=18 Austria 0.48 2005
=18 Switzerland 0.48 2005
=18 Greece 0.48 2005
=18 Netherlands 0.48 2005
23 Estonia 0.46 2005
=24 Ireland 0.45 2005
=24 Spain 0.45 2005
26 Canada 0.44 2005
27 Slovenia 0.42 2005
=28 Czech Republic 0.41 2005
=28 Poland 0.41 2005
30 Slovakia 0.4 2005
31 South Korea 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/High-income-OECD-countries/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

High income OECD countries 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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