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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Yemen 0.95 2005
2 Iraq 0.84 1999
3 Jordan 0.68 2005
=4 Saudi Arabia 0.67 2005
=4 Syria 0.67 2005
6 Egypt 0.62 2005
7 Israel 0.61 2005
8 Oman 0.59 2005
=9 Morocco 0.56 2005
=9 Lebanon 0.56 2005
=11 Libya 0.52 2005
=11 Algeria 0.52 2005
13 Iran 0.5 2005
14 Tunisia 0.47 2005
15 Bahrain 0.43 2005
16 Kuwait 0.35 2005
=17 Qatar 0.3 2005
=17 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

Middle Eastern and North Africa 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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