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Sparsely populated 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 Angola 0.96 2005
5 Zambia 0.95 2005
6 Central African Republic 0.89 2005
7 Somalia 0.88 2005
8 Mauritania 0.87 2005
9 Namibia 0.82 2005
10 Gabon 0.8 2005
11 Solomon Islands 0.76 2005
=12 Sudan 0.75 2005
=12 Bhutan 0.75 2005
=14 Papua New Guinea 0.74 2005
=14 Bolivia 0.74 2005
=16 Belize 0.7 2005
=16 Paraguay 0.7 2005
18 Botswana 0.69 2005
19 Saudi Arabia 0.67 2005
20 Uruguay 0.6 2005
21 Oman 0.59 2005
22 Argentina 0.58 2005
=23 Suriname 0.57 2005
=23 Turkmenistan 0.57 2005
=25 Guyana 0.53 2005
=25 Norway 0.53 2005
=27 Libya 0.52 2005
=27 New Caledonia 0.52 2005
=27 Mongolia 0.52 2005
=27 Algeria 0.52 2005
=31 Iceland 0.51 2005
=31 New Zealand 0.51 2005
33 Finland 0.5 2005
34 Australia 0.48 2005
35 Kazakhstan 0.46 2005
36 Canada 0.44 2005
37 Russia 0.41 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/Sparsely-populated-countries/People/Age-dependency-ratio/Dependents-to-working--age-population

Sparsely populated 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.
  • Canada ranked last for age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
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