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

DEFINITION: Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population). Age dependency ratio, young, is the ratio of younger dependents--people younger than 15--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 Niger 105.46% 2012
2 Uganda 99.01% 2012
3 Chad 98.92% 2012
4 Angola 95.14% 2012
5 Somalia 95.01% 2012
6 Afghanistan 94.25% 2012
7 Mali 94.19% 2012
8 Zambia 92.28% 2012
9 East Timor 91.83% 2012
10 The Gambia 88.85% 2012
11 Malawi 88.4% 2012
12 Mozambique 88.37% 2012
13 Burkina Faso 88.01% 2012
14 Democratic Republic of the Congo 86.68% 2012
15 Tanzania 86.29% 2012
16 Nigeria 83.36% 2012
17 Burundi 82.82% 2012
18 Senegal 81.48% 2012
19 Ethiopia 81.19% 2012
20 Rwanda 80.5% 2012
21 Cameroon 80.23% 2012
22 Liberia 79.89% 2012
23 Benin 79.3% 2012
24 Eritrea 78.79% 2012
25 Madagascar 78.43% 2012
26 Republic of the Congo 78.1% 2012
27 Guinea 78.01% 2012
28 South Sudan 77.93% 2012
failed states average (profile) 77.58% 2012
29 Kenya 77.05% 2012
30 Comoros 76.7% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 75.84% 2012
31 Sao Tome and Principe 75.71% 2012
32 Togo 75.66% 2012
33 Sierra Leone 75.01% 2012
34 Sudan 74.98% 2012
35 Cote d'Ivoire 74.92% 2012
36 Guinea-Bissau 74.82% 2012
37 Guatemala 74.59% 2012
38 Yemen 72.11% 2012
39 Zimbabwe 72.1% 2012
40 Iraq 72.04% 2012
41 Solomon Islands 71.74% 2012
42 Central African Republic 71.44% 2012
43 Mauritania 71.02% 2012
44 Gabon 68.36% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 68.05% 2012
45 Equatorial Guinea 66.88% 2012
46 Ghana 66.66% 2012
47 Samoa 66.43% 2012
48 Tonga 65.68% 2012
49 Papua New Guinea 65.29% 2012
50 Swaziland 65.01% 2012
51 Vanuatu 63.73% 2012
52 Lesotho 62.24% 2012
53 Guyana 61.36% 2012
54 Namibia 61.08% 2012
55 Nepal 59.94% 2012
56 Honduras 59.64% 2012
57 Federated States of Micronesia 59.45% 2012
58 Haiti 58.79% 2012
59 Bolivia 58.78% 2012
60 Laos 58.72% 2012
61 Tajikistan 58.56% 2012
62 Syria 58.24% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 57.05% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 56.72% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 56.61% 2012
63 Philippines 56.03% 2012
64 Pakistan 55.97% 2012
65 Belize 55.78% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 55.57% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 55.51% 2012
66 Jordan 54.7% 2012
67 Djibouti 54.03% 2012
68 Botswana 53.85% 2012
69 Nicaragua 53.81% 2012
70 Paraguay 52.98% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.66% 2012
71 Kiribati 50.87% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 50.37% 2012
72 Egypt 49.52% 2012
73 Cambodia 49.17% 2012
74 El Salvador 49.14% 2012
75 Dominican Republic 48.25% 2012
76 Ecuador 47.84% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 47.82% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.62% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 47.53% 2012
77 Bangladesh 47.24% 2012
78 Cape Verde 46.89% 2012
79 Kyrgyzstan 46.04% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 45.95% 2012
80 South Africa 45.4% 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 45.24% 2012
81 Peru 45.19% 2012
82 India 45.02% 2012
83 Mexico 44.82% 2012
84 Libya 44.74% 2012
85 Indonesia 44.62% 2012
86 Panama 44.57% 2012
87 Israel 44.45% 2012
88 Venezuela 44.24% 2012
89 Saudi Arabia 44.04% 2012
90 Maldives 43.98% 2012
91 Fiji 43.81% 2012
92 Uzbekistan 43.25% 2012
93 Jamaica 43.19% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 43.12% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 42.74% 2012
94 Bhutan 42.74% 2012
95 Turkmenistan 42.57% 2012
96 Colombia 42.46% 2012
97 Suriname 42.43% 2012
98 Kosovo 41.71% 2010
99 Morocco 41.45% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 41.38% 2012
100 Grenada 40.91% 2012
101 Guam 40.64% 2012
102 Algeria 40.37% 2012
103 Mongolia 39.12% 2012
104 Malaysia 39.09% 2012
105 Turkey 38.96% 2012
106 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 38.1% 2012
107 Sri Lanka 37.74% 2012
108 Argentina 37.7% 2012
109 Antigua and Barbuda 37.57% 2012
110 Kazakhstan 37.44% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 37.17% 2012
111 Brunei 36.69% 2012
112 Burma 36.34% 2012
113 Saint Lucia 36.31% 2012
114 Brazil 36.06% 2012
115 Costa Rica 34.59% 2012
116 Uruguay 34.49% 2012
117 Kuwait 34.15% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 33.98% 2012
118 New Caledonia 33.89% 2012
119 Tunisia 33.32% 2012
120 Iran 33.32% 2012
121 Oman 33.12% 2012
122 French Polynesia 32.74% 2012
123 Vietnam 32.41% 2012
124 Ireland 32.3% 2012
125 North Korea 31.95% 2012
126 Seychelles 31.56% 2012
127 Albania 31.32% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 31.13% 2012
128 Iceland 31.03% 2012
129 Chile 31.02% 2012
130 Lebanon 31% 2012
131 Azerbaijan 30.87% 2012
132 New Zealand 30.65% 2012
133 The Bahamas 30.47% 2012
134 Puerto Rico 29.69% 2012
135 United States 29.42% 2012
136 Trinidad and Tobago 29.4% 2012
137 Armenia 29.34% 2012
138 Curacao 29.23% 2012
139 Aruba 28.9% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 28.65% 2012
140 France 28.41% 2012
141 Norway 28.3% 2012
142 Australia 28.25% 2012
143 Mauritius 28.23% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 28.09% 2012
144 Montenegro 27.87% 2012
145 Denmark 27.22% 2012
146 Barbados 26.98% 2012
147 United Kingdom 26.86% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 26.03% 2012
148 Sweden 25.95% 2012
149 Bahrain 25.95% 2012
150 Netherlands 25.94% 2012
151 Georgia 25.86% 2012
152 Belgium 25.78% 2012
153 Thailand 25.61% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 25.51% 2012
154 Luxembourg 25.5% 2012
155 Finland 25.15% 2012
156 China 24.52% 2012
Europe average (profile) 24.49% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 24.43% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 24.36% 2012
157 Cyprus 24.23% 2012
158 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.97% 2012
159 Canada 23.78% 2012
160 Republic of Macedonia 23.76% 2012
161 Serbia 23.66% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 23.66% 2012
162 Estonia 23.59% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 23.54% 2012
163 Cuba 23.54% 2012
European Union average (profile) 23.39% 2012
164 European Union 23.38% 2012
165 Moldova 22.87% 2012
166 Spain 22.59% 2012
167 Portugal 22.4% 2012
168 Croatia 22.36% 2012
169 Singapore 22.33% 2012
170 Greece 22.12% 2012
171 Channel Islands 21.87% 2012
172 Lithuania 21.83% 2012
173 Switzerland 21.83% 2012
174 Latvia 21.78% 2012
175 Austria 21.59% 2012
176 Russia 21.58% 2012
177 Malta 21.58% 2012
178 Italy 21.56% 2012
179 Romania 21.5% 2012
180 Hungary 21.4% 2012
181 Belarus 21.23% 2012
182 Czech Republic 21.03% 2012
183 Poland 20.99% 2012
184 Japan 20.99% 2012
185 South Korea 20.91% 2012
186 Slovakia 20.75% 2012
187 Slovenia 20.58% 2012
188 Ukraine 20.11% 2012
189 Bulgaria 20.03% 2012
190 Germany 20.03% 2012
191 United Arab Emirates 16.91% 2012
192 Hong Kong 15.77% 2012
193 Qatar 15.5% 2012
194 Macau 15.28% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Age dependency ratio, young > % 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,-young/%-of-working--age-population

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