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People > Age dependency ratio, old > % of working-age population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population). Age dependency ratio, old, is the ratio of older dependents--people older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 39.04% 2012
2 Germany 32.1% 2012
3 Italy 31.97% 2012
4 Greece 29.4% 2012
5 Sweden 29.38% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 28.36% 2012
6 Finland 28.08% 2012
7 Bulgaria 28.01% 2012
8 Portugal 27.78% 2012
9 Latvia 27.7% 2012
10 France 27.17% 2012
11 Austria 27.14% 2012
12 European Union 27.09% 2012
13 Denmark 26.94% 2012
14 Belgium 26.93% 2012
15 Croatia 26.84% 2012
16 Estonia 26.79% 2012
17 United Kingdom 26.28% 2012
18 Spain 26.02% 2012
19 Switzerland 25.74% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 25.33% 2012
European Union average (profile) 25.19% 2012
20 Hungary 24.94% 2012
21 Netherlands 24.79% 2012
22 Slovenia 24.78% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 24.27% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 24.22% 2012
23 Channel Islands 23.76% 2012
24 Norway 23.54% 2012
25 Czech Republic 23.42% 2012
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina 22.67% 2012
Europe average (profile) 22.65% 2012
27 Lithuania 22.48% 2012
28 Malta 22.48% 2012
29 Uruguay 21.94% 2012
30 Ukraine 21.7% 2012
31 Canada 21.54% 2012
32 Romania 21.37% 2012
33 Georgia 20.95% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 20.88% 2012
34 Australia 20.86% 2012
35 New Zealand 20.62% 2012
36 Luxembourg 20.56% 2012
37 Curacao 20.46% 2012
38 United States 20.42% 2012
39 Puerto Rico 20.3% 2012
40 Serbia 20.18% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 20.12% 2012
41 Poland 19.78% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 19.75% 2012
42 Belarus 19.35% 2012
43 Iceland 18.81% 2012
44 Montenegro 18.71% 2012
45 Cuba 18.49% 2012
46 Hong Kong 18.19% 2012
47 Russia 18.1% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 17.67% 2012
48 Ireland 17.63% 2012
49 Slovakia 17.57% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 17.21% 2012
50 Israel 17.02% 2012
51 Cyprus 16.98% 2012
52 Republic of Macedonia 16.94% 2012
53 Argentina 16.72% 2012
54 South Korea 16.19% 2012
55 Aruba 15.96% 2012
56 Moldova 15.55% 2012
57 Albania 15.51% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 15.27% 2012
58 Barbados 15.09% 2012
59 Armenia 14.87% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 14.83% 2012
60 New Caledonia 14.76% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 14.09% 2012
61 Chile 14.08% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 14.01% 2012
62 North Korea 13.42% 2012
63 Singapore 13.2% 2012
64 Saint Lucia 13.06% 2012
65 Thailand 13.05% 2012
66 Trinidad and Tobago 12.42% 2012
67 Sri Lanka 12.32% 2012
68 Lebanon 12.27% 2012
69 Jamaica 12.26% 2012
70 Guam 11.89% 2012
71 China 11.84% 2012
72 Mauritius 11.72% 2012
73 El Salvador 11.33% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 11.27% 2012
74 Panama 11% 2012
75 Seychelles 10.93% 2012
76 Turkey 10.88% 2012
77 Grenada 10.81% 2012
78 Brazil 10.72% 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 10.62% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 10.58% 2012
79 Antigua and Barbuda 10.58% 2012
80 The Bahamas 10.45% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 10.38% 2012
81 Tonga 10.29% 2012
82 Kosovo 10.17% 2010
83 French Polynesia 10.17% 2012
84 Tunisia 10.16% 2012
85 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10.13% 2012
86 Ecuador 10.1% 2012
87 Suriname 10.02% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 10.02% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 9.95% 2012
88 Costa Rica 9.87% 2012
89 Dominican Republic 9.78% 2012
90 Peru 9.69% 2012
91 Mexico 9.68% 2012
92 Macau 9.64% 2012
93 Kazakhstan 9.64% 2012
94 Vietnam 9.28% 2012
95 Gabon 9.25% 2012
96 Venezuela 9.17% 2012
97 Colombia 9.03% 2012
98 Egypt 8.95% 2012
99 Samoa 8.94% 2012
100 Paraguay 8.66% 2012
101 Cape Verde 8.54% 2012
102 Nepal 8.54% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 8.45% 2012
103 South Africa 8.37% 2012
104 Cambodia 8.27% 2012
105 Guatemala 8.24% 2012
106 Bolivia 8.06% 2012
107 India 7.95% 2012
108 Fiji 7.89% 2012
109 Azerbaijan 7.89% 2012
110 Indonesia 7.82% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 7.81% 2012
111 Malaysia 7.57% 2012
112 Maldives 7.55% 2012
113 Haiti 7.49% 2012
114 Nicaragua 7.47% 2012
115 Burma 7.42% 2012
116 Morocco 7.42% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 7.38% 2012
117 Iran 7.38% 2012
118 Honduras 7.34% 2012
119 Bangladesh 7.28% 2012
120 Libya 7.16% 2012
121 Pakistan 7.11% 2012
122 Lesotho 7.11% 2012
123 Zimbabwe 7.05% 2012
124 Bhutan 7.03% 2012
125 Algeria 6.87% 2012
126 Central African Republic 6.87% 2012
127 Vanuatu 6.79% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 6.78% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 6.7% 2012
128 Federated States of Micronesia 6.55% 2012
129 Syria 6.49% 2012
130 Uzbekistan 6.42% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 6.42% 2012
131 South Sudan 6.39% 2012
132 East Timor 6.38% 2012
133 Belize 6.37% 2012
134 Kyrgyzstan 6.36% 2012
135 Ethiopia 6.35% 2012
136 Mozambique 6.35% 2012
137 Kiribati 6.32% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.29% 2012
138 Sao Tome and Principe 6.27% 2012
139 Republic of the Congo 6.24% 2012
140 Djibouti 6.21% 2012
141 Philippines 6.21% 2012
142 Laos 6.19% 2012
143 Malawi 6.13% 2012
144 Tanzania 6.1% 2012
145 Ghana 6.07% 2012
146 Turkmenistan 6.02% 2012
147 Cameroon 6.01% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 5.99% 2012
148 Solomon Islands 5.95% 2012
failed states average (profile) 5.87% 2012
149 Swaziland 5.86% 2012
150 Namibia 5.86% 2012
151 Iraq 5.79% 2012
152 Sudan 5.79% 2012
153 Brunei 5.76% 2012
154 Guinea 5.74% 2012
155 Botswana 5.7% 2012
156 Cote d'Ivoire 5.67% 2012
157 Liberia 5.65% 2012
158 Senegal 5.65% 2012
159 Somalia 5.65% 2012
160 Mali 5.63% 2012
161 Jordan 5.59% 2012
162 Mauritania 5.57% 2012
163 Guyana 5.5% 2012
164 Mongolia 5.5% 2012
165 Niger 5.5% 2012
166 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.47% 2012
167 Benin 5.33% 2012
168 Tajikistan 5.24% 2012
169 Guinea-Bissau 5.23% 2012
170 Comoros 5.2% 2012
171 Zambia 5.19% 2012
172 Madagascar 5.18% 2012
173 Nigeria 5.14% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.02% 2012
174 Yemen 4.99% 2012
175 Chad 4.97% 2012
176 Uganda 4.95% 2012
177 Togo 4.95% 2012
178 Papua New Guinea 4.86% 2012
179 Equatorial Guinea 4.81% 2012
180 Angola 4.81% 2012
181 Kenya 4.8% 2012
182 The Gambia 4.73% 2012
183 Burkina Faso 4.72% 2012
184 Sierra Leone 4.7% 2012
185 Burundi 4.57% 2012
186 Afghanistan 4.53% 2012
187 Saudi Arabia 4.32% 2012
188 Rwanda 4.3% 2012
189 Eritrea 4.03% 2012
190 Oman 3.77% 2012
191 Kuwait 2.99% 2012
192 Bahrain 2.73% 2012
193 Qatar 1.17% 2012
194 United Arab Emirates 0.419% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Age dependency ratio, old > % of working-age population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank staff estimates. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Age-dependency-ratio,-old/%-of-working--age-population

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