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

DEFINITION: Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population). 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. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 110.96% 2012
2 Uganda 103.96% 2012
3 Chad 103.89% 2012
4 Somalia 100.66% 2012
5 Angola 99.94% 2012
6 Mali 99.82% 2012
7 Afghanistan 98.78% 2012
8 East Timor 98.21% 2012
9 Zambia 97.47% 2012
10 Mozambique 94.71% 2012
11 Malawi 94.53% 2012
12 The Gambia 93.58% 2012
13 Burkina Faso 92.73% 2012
14 Tanzania 92.39% 2012
15 Democratic Republic of the Congo 92.15% 2012
16 Nigeria 88.49% 2012
17 Ethiopia 87.54% 2012
18 Burundi 87.39% 2012
19 Senegal 87.14% 2012
20 Cameroon 86.24% 2012
21 Liberia 85.55% 2012
22 Rwanda 84.8% 2012
23 Benin 84.63% 2012
24 Republic of the Congo 84.34% 2012
25 South Sudan 84.32% 2012
26 Guinea 83.75% 2012
27 Madagascar 83.61% 2012
failed states average (profile) 83.45% 2012
28 Guatemala 82.83% 2012
29 Eritrea 82.82% 2012
30 Sao Tome and Principe 81.98% 2012
31 Comoros 81.9% 2012
32 Kenya 81.85% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 81.83% 2012
33 Sudan 80.76% 2012
34 Togo 80.61% 2012
35 Cote d'Ivoire 80.59% 2012
36 Guinea-Bissau 80.04% 2012
37 Sierra Leone 79.71% 2012
38 Zimbabwe 79.15% 2012
39 Central African Republic 78.3% 2012
40 Iraq 77.83% 2012
41 Solomon Islands 77.69% 2012
42 Gabon 77.6% 2012
43 Yemen 77.1% 2012
44 Mauritania 76.58% 2012
45 Tonga 75.97% 2012
46 Samoa 75.36% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 74.76% 2012
47 Ghana 72.73% 2012
48 Equatorial Guinea 71.69% 2012
49 Swaziland 70.87% 2012
50 Vanuatu 70.52% 2012
51 Papua New Guinea 70.15% 2012
52 Lesotho 69.35% 2012
53 Nepal 68.48% 2012
54 Honduras 66.97% 2012
55 Namibia 66.93% 2012
56 Guyana 66.86% 2012
57 Bolivia 66.84% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 66.63% 2012
58 Haiti 66.28% 2012
59 Federated States of Micronesia 66.01% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 65.47% 2012
60 Laos 64.91% 2012
61 Syria 64.73% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 64.53% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 63.83% 2012
62 Tajikistan 63.8% 2012
63 Pakistan 63.08% 2012
64 Philippines 62.24% 2012
65 Belize 62.15% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 61.86% 2012
66 Paraguay 61.64% 2012
67 Israel 61.47% 2012
68 Nicaragua 61.29% 2012
69 El Salvador 60.46% 2012
70 Jordan 60.29% 2012
71 Djibouti 60.24% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 60.11% 2012
72 Japan 60.03% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 59.96% 2012
73 Botswana 59.54% 2012
74 Egypt 58.46% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 58.21% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 58.11% 2012
75 Dominican Republic 58.03% 2012
76 Ecuador 57.94% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 57.75% 2012
77 Cambodia 57.45% 2012
78 Kiribati 57.2% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 56.83% 2012
79 Uruguay 56.43% 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 55.86% 2012
80 France 55.58% 2012
81 Panama 55.57% 2012
82 Jamaica 55.45% 2012
83 Cape Verde 55.44% 2012
84 Sweden 55.33% 2012
85 Peru 54.88% 2012
86 Bangladesh 54.53% 2012
87 Mexico 54.49% 2012
88 Argentina 54.42% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 54.4% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 54.38% 2012
89 Denmark 54.17% 2012
90 South Africa 53.77% 2012
91 Italy 53.53% 2012
92 Venezuela 53.41% 2012
93 Finland 53.23% 2012
94 United Kingdom 53.14% 2012
95 India 52.97% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 52.8% 2012
96 Belgium 52.7% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 52.64% 2012
97 Guam 52.53% 2012
98 Suriname 52.45% 2012
99 Indonesia 52.44% 2012
100 Kyrgyzstan 52.4% 2012
101 Germany 52.13% 2012
102 Libya 51.9% 2012
103 Kosovo 51.88% 2010
104 Norway 51.83% 2012
105 Grenada 51.72% 2012
106 Fiji 51.7% 2012
107 Maldives 51.53% 2012
108 Greece 51.51% 2012
109 Colombia 51.49% 2012
110 New Zealand 51.27% 2012
111 Netherlands 50.72% 2012
112 European Union 50.6% 2012
113 Estonia 50.39% 2012
114 Portugal 50.19% 2012
115 Sri Lanka 50.07% 2012
116 Puerto Rico 49.99% 2012
117 Ireland 49.93% 2012
118 Iceland 49.84% 2012
119 United States 49.84% 2012
120 Turkey 49.84% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 49.79% 2012
121 Bhutan 49.77% 2012
122 Curacao 49.69% 2012
123 Uzbekistan 49.67% 2012
124 Latvia 49.48% 2012
125 Saint Lucia 49.36% 2012
126 Croatia 49.2% 2012
127 Australia 49.11% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 48.99% 2012
128 Morocco 48.87% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.81% 2012
129 Austria 48.73% 2012
130 New Caledonia 48.65% 2012
131 Spain 48.61% 2012
132 Turkmenistan 48.59% 2012
European Union average (profile) 48.58% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 48.58% 2012
133 Saudi Arabia 48.37% 2012
134 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48.23% 2012
135 Antigua and Barbuda 48.15% 2012
136 Bulgaria 48.04% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 47.83% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 47.8% 2012
137 Switzerland 47.57% 2012
138 Algeria 47.24% 2012
Europe average (profile) 47.14% 2012
139 Kazakhstan 47.08% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 46.91% 2012
140 Albania 46.83% 2012
141 Georgia 46.81% 2012
142 Brazil 46.78% 2012
143 Malaysia 46.66% 2012
144 Bosnia and Herzegovina 46.63% 2012
145 Montenegro 46.57% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 46.4% 2012
146 Hungary 46.34% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 46.32% 2012
147 Luxembourg 46.06% 2012
148 Channel Islands 45.62% 2012
149 North Korea 45.37% 2012
150 Slovenia 45.36% 2012
151 Canada 45.32% 2012
152 Chile 45.1% 2012
153 Aruba 44.86% 2012
154 Mongolia 44.62% 2012
155 Costa Rica 44.46% 2012
156 Czech Republic 44.44% 2012
157 Lithuania 44.31% 2012
158 Armenia 44.21% 2012
159 Malta 44.06% 2012
160 Serbia 43.84% 2012
161 Burma 43.77% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 43.66% 2012
162 Tunisia 43.48% 2012
163 Lebanon 43.27% 2012
164 French Polynesia 42.91% 2012
165 Romania 42.88% 2012
166 Seychelles 42.48% 2012
167 Brunei 42.44% 2012
168 Barbados 42.08% 2012
169 Cuba 42.03% 2012
170 Trinidad and Tobago 41.82% 2012
171 Ukraine 41.81% 2012
172 Vietnam 41.69% 2012
173 Cyprus 41.21% 2012
174 The Bahamas 40.93% 2012
175 Poland 40.76% 2012
176 Republic of Macedonia 40.71% 2012
177 Iran 40.7% 2012
178 Belarus 40.59% 2012
179 Mauritius 39.96% 2012
180 Russia 39.68% 2012
181 Azerbaijan 38.76% 2012
182 Thailand 38.66% 2012
183 Moldova 38.42% 2012
184 Slovakia 38.33% 2012
185 Kuwait 37.14% 2012
186 South Korea 37.11% 2012
187 Oman 36.89% 2012
188 China 36.36% 2012
189 Singapore 35.53% 2012
190 Hong Kong 33.96% 2012
191 Bahrain 28.67% 2012
192 Macau 24.92% 2012
193 United Arab Emirates 17.33% 2012
194 Qatar 16.66% 2012

Citation

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

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