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Hot 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 Uganda 1.12 2005
=2 Mali 1.04 2005
=2 Niger 1.04 2005
4 Guinea-Bissau 1.02 2005
=5 Malawi 1.01 2005
=5 Chad 1.01 2005
=7 Burkina Faso 1 2005
=7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 2005
9 Liberia 0.97 2005
10 Angola 0.96 2005
=11 Yemen 0.95 2005
=11 Zambia 0.95 2005
13 Equatorial Guinea 0.94 2005
14 Guatemala 0.91 2005
=15 Ethiopia 0.9 2005
=15 Guinea 0.9 2005
=15 Nigeria 0.9 2005
=15 Mozambique 0.9 2005
=19 Madagascar 0.89 2005
=19 Eritrea 0.89 2005
=21 Somalia 0.88 2005
=21 Benin 0.88 2005
=23 Mauritania 0.87 2005
=23 Togo 0.87 2005
25 Sierra Leone 0.86 2005
26 Tanzania 0.85 2005
=27 Senegal 0.84 2005
=27 Kenya 0.84 2005
=27 Iraq 0.84 1999
30 Samoa 0.83 2005
31 Cote d'Ivoire 0.82 2005
=32 Cameroon 0.81 2005
=32 Comoros 0.81 2005
=34 Swaziland 0.8 2005
=34 Gabon 0.8 2005
=34 Laos 0.8 2005
=34 Djibouti 0.8 2005
38 Maldives 0.79 2005
39 Cape Verde 0.78 2005
40 Zimbabwe 0.77 2005
=41 Solomon Islands 0.76 2005
=41 Honduras 0.76 2005
43 Sudan 0.75 2005
=44 Papua New Guinea 0.74 2005
=44 Bolivia 0.74 2005
=44 Ghana 0.74 2005
=47 Pakistan 0.73 2005
=47 Nicaragua 0.73 2005
49 Tonga 0.72 2005
50 Haiti 0.71 2005
=51 Belize 0.7 2005
=51 Paraguay 0.7 2005
53 Botswana 0.69 2005
54 Cambodia 0.68 2005
55 Saudi Arabia 0.67 2005
56 El Salvador 0.65 2005
=57 Bangladesh 0.64 2005
=57 Philippines 0.64 2005
59 Jamaica 0.63 2005
=60 Ecuador 0.62 2005
=60 Egypt 0.62 2005
62 India 0.6 2005
=63 Malaysia 0.59 2005
=63 Oman 0.59 2005
65 Dominican Republic 0.58 2005
=66 Panama 0.57 2005
=66 Colombia 0.57 2005
=66 Suriname 0.57 2005
=66 Venezuela 0.57 2005
=66 Mexico 0.57 2005
=71 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.56 2005
=71 Saint Lucia 0.56 2005
73 Fiji 0.55 2005
74 Vietnam 0.54 2005
=75 Virgin Islands 0.53 2005
=75 The Bahamas 0.53 2005
=75 Guyana 0.53 2005
=78 Libya 0.52 2005
=78 Costa Rica 0.52 2005
=78 Algeria 0.52 2005
=78 New Caledonia 0.52 2005
=78 Burma 0.52 2005
=83 Indonesia 0.51 2005
=83 Brazil 0.51 2005
85 Brunei 0.49 2005
86 Australia 0.48 2005
87 Sri Lanka 0.46 2005
=88 Mauritius 0.45 2005
=88 Thailand 0.45 2005
=90 Bahrain 0.43 2005
=90 Cuba 0.43 2005
=92 Barbados 0.41 2005
=92 Trinidad and Tobago 0.41 2005
94 Singapore 0.39 2005
95 Hong Kong 0.36 2005
96 Kuwait 0.35 2005
97 Macau 0.32 2005
98 Qatar 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/Hot-countries/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

Hot 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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