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Muslim 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 Mali 1.04 2005
=1 Niger 1.04 2005
3 Chad 1.01 2005
4 Burkina Faso 1 2005
5 Yemen 0.95 2005
6 Afghanistan 0.94 1989
=7 Guinea 0.9 2005
=7 Nigeria 0.9 2005
9 Somalia 0.88 2005
10 Mauritania 0.87 2005
11 Sierra Leone 0.86 2005
=12 Senegal 0.84 2005
=12 Iraq 0.84 1999
14 Comoros 0.81 2005
15 Djibouti 0.8 2005
16 Maldives 0.79 2005
17 The Gambia 0.78 2005
=18 Sudan 0.75 2005
=18 Tajikistan 0.75 2005
20 Pakistan 0.73 2005
21 Jordan 0.68 2005
=22 Syria 0.67 2005
=22 Saudi Arabia 0.67 2005
24 Bangladesh 0.64 2005
25 Egypt 0.62 2005
26 Uzbekistan 0.61 2005
27 Kyrgyzstan 0.6 2005
=28 Malaysia 0.59 2005
=28 Oman 0.59 2005
30 Turkmenistan 0.57 2005
=31 Morocco 0.56 2005
=31 Lebanon 0.56 2005
33 Albania 0.54 2005
34 Turkey 0.53 2005
=35 Libya 0.52 2005
=35 Algeria 0.52 2005
37 Indonesia 0.51 2005
38 Iran 0.5 2005
=39 Brunei 0.49 2005
=39 Azerbaijan 0.49 2005
41 Tunisia 0.47 2005
42 Kazakhstan 0.46 2005
43 Bahrain 0.43 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/Muslim-countries/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

Muslim 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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