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South and Central Asia 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 Afghanistan 0.94 1989
2 Maldives 0.79 2005
=3 Tajikistan 0.75 2005
=3 Bhutan 0.75 2005
5 Nepal 0.74 2005
6 Pakistan 0.73 2005
7 Bangladesh 0.64 2005
8 Uzbekistan 0.61 2005
=9 Kyrgyzstan 0.6 2005
=9 India 0.6 2005
11 Turkmenistan 0.57 2005
=12 Kazakhstan 0.46 2005
=12 Sri Lanka 0.46 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/South-and-Central-Asia/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

South and Central Asia 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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