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People > Age distribution > Child dependency ratio: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of dependant children out of total population aged 15 and older. A dependant child is a child aged 0-14.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 106.02% 2015
2 Uganda 96.55% 2015
3 Chad 96.33% 2015
4 Mali 95.52% 2015
5 Angola 92.86% 2015
6 Somalia 92.55% 2015
7 Zambia 90.64% 2015
8 Gambia 87.86% 2015
9 Mozambique 87.38% 2015
10 East Timor 86.49% 2015
11 Malawi 86.28% 2015
12 Tanzania 85.86% 2015
13 Burkina Faso 85.63% 2015
14 Afghanistan 85.43% 2015
15 Burundi 85.26% 2015
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo 84.67% 2015
17 Nigeria 83.93% 2015
18 Mayotte 81.36% 2015
19 Senegal 80.53% 2015
20 Eritrea 78.75% 2015
21 Cameroon 78.35% 2015
22 Liberia 77.37% 2015
23 Benin 76.72% 2015
24 Guinea 75.88% 2015
25 Kenya 75.4% 2015
26 South Sudan 75.32% 2015
27 Ethiopia 75.22% 2015
28 Madagascar 75.22% 2015
29 Comoros 75.12% 2015
30 Sao Tome and Principe 74.79% 2015
31 Togo 74.65% 2015
32 Rwanda 74.15% 2015
33 Guinea-Bissau 73.28% 2015
34 Sierra Leone 72.38% 2015
35 Sudan 72.06% 2015
36 Guatemala 71.27% 2015
37 Mauritania 69.43% 2015
38 Solomon Islands 69.41% 2015
39 Central African Republic 68.7% 2015
40 Iraq 68.11% 2015
41 Gabon 67.59% 2015
42 Yemen 67.5% 2015
43 Palestine 67.32% 2015
44 Zimbabwe 66.85% 2015
45 Equatorial Guinea 65.6% 2015
46 Ghana 64.97% 2015
47 Samoa 64.88% 2015
48 Tonga 64.25% 2015
49 Swaziland 63.06% 2015
50 Papua New Guinea 62.16% 2015
51 Vanuatu 60.27% 2015
52 Tajikistan 59.42% 2015
53 Lesotho 59.17% 2015
54 Namibia 57.04% 2015
55 Syria 56.44% 2015
56 Honduras 56.14% 2015
57 Bolivia 56.12% 2015
58 Haiti 55.79% 2015
59 Guyana 55.67% 2015
60 Laos 55.62% 2015
61 Djibouti 53.91% 2015
62 Nepal 53.42% 2015
63 Philippines 53.39% 2015
64 Jordan 52.96% 2015
65 Pakistan 52.32% 2015
66 Botswana 52.31% 2015
67 Belize 52.09% 2015
68 Paraguay 50.82% 2015
69 Nicaragua 50.39% 2015
70 French Guiana 49.76% 2015
71 Cambodia 49.02% 2015
72 Egypt 48.81% 2015
73 Kiribati 47.78% 2015
74 Kyrgyzstan 47.61% 2015
75 Dominican Republic 46.37% 2015
76 Ecuador 45.81% 2015
77 Israel 45.81% 2015
78 El Salvador 45.19% 2015
79 South Africa 45.12% 2015
80 Libya 44.73% 2015
81 Federated States of Micronesia 44.13% 2015
82 Fiji 43.93% 2015
83 Bangladesh 43.77% 2015
84 Peru 42.88% 2015
85 India 42.88% 2015
86 Venezuela 42.64% 2015
87 Panama 42.54% 2015
88 Algeria 42.4% 2015
89 Cape Verde 42.36% 2015
90 Maldives 42.19% 2015
91 Indonesia 42.17% 2015
92 Turkmenistan 41.73% 2015
93 Mexico 41.71% 2015
94 Morocco 41.69% 2015
95 Uzbekistan 41.55% 2015
96 Saudi Arabia 41.23% 2015
97 Colombia 40.66% 2015
98 Mongolia 40.4% 2015
99 Grenada 39.96% 2015
100 Bhutan 39.87% 2015
101 Suriname 39.61% 2015
102 Jamaica 39.5% 2015
103 Kazakhstan 39.41% 2015
104 Guam 38.7% 2015
105 Sri Lanka 38.1% 2015
106 Turkey 37.03% 2015
107 Western Sahara 36.77% 2015
108 Argentina 36.73% 2015
109 Malaysia 36.6% 2015
110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 36.01% 2015
111 Antigua and Barbuda 35.23% 2015
112 Brunei 34.57% 2015
113 Burma 34.36% 2015
114 Iran 34.21% 2015
115 Saint Lucia 34.08% 2015
116 Virgin Islands 33.75% 2015
117 Kuwait 33.63% 2015
118 Brazil 33.59% 2015
119 Tunisia 33.45% 2015
120 Uruguay 33.4% 2015
121 New Caledonia 32.88% 2015
122 Ireland 32.88% 2015
123 Costa Rica 32.47% 2015
124 Guadeloupe 32.2% 2015
125 Seychelles 31.73% 2015
126 Vietnam 31.7% 2015
127 French Polynesia 31.49% 2015
128 Iceland 31.18% 2015
129 New Zealand 30.77% 2015
130 Azerbaijan 30.77% 2015
131 North Korea 30.55% 2015
132 Trinidad and Tobago 29.9% 2015
133 Chile 29.85% 2015
134 The Bahamas 29.44% 2015
135 United States 29.41% 2015
136 Oman 29.23% 2015
137 Armenia 29.19% 2015
138 Australia 29.1% 2015
139 France 28.64% 2015
140 Norway 28.58% 2015
141 Puerto Rico 28.34% 2015
142 Bahrain 28.33% 2015
143 Albania 28.15% 2015
144 Georgia 27.64% 2015
145 Sweden 27.64% 2015
146 Martinique 27.5% 2015
147 United Kingdom 27.4% 2015
148 Lebanon 27.11% 2015
149 Denmark 27.03% 2015
150 Montenegro 26.93% 2015
151 Belgium 26.72% 2015
152 Barbados 26.68% 2015
153 Mauritius 26.44% 2015
154 Aruba 26.39% 2015
155 Finland 26.12% 2015
156 Netherlands 25.83% 2015
157 Luxembourg 25.4% 2015
158 China 25.1% 2015
159 Estonia 24.67% 2015
160 Canada 24.44% 2015
161 Thailand 24.21% 2015
162 Moldova 23.6% 2015
163 Latvia 23.53% 2015
164 Cyprus 23.45% 2015
165 Spain 23.43% 2015
166 Russia 23.4% 2015
167 Republic of Macedonia 23.19% 2015
168 Czech Republic 22.98% 2015
169 Serbia 22.95% 2015
170 Greece 22.55% 2015
171 Lithuania 22.43% 2015
172 Belarus 22.38% 2015
173 Cuba 22.11% 2015
174 Croatia 22.01% 2015
175 Hungary 21.9% 2015
176 Switzerland 21.86% 2015
177 Italy 21.83% 2015
178 Romania 21.83% 2015
179 Portugal 21.82% 2015
180 Poland 21.74% 2015
181 Channel Islands 21.63% 2015
182 Austria 21.57% 2015
183 Ukraine 21.4% 2015
184 Slovenia 21.36% 2015
185 Slovakia 21.35% 2015
186 Japan 21.24% 2015
187 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.23% 2015
188 Bulgaria 21.18% 2015
189 Singapore 20.84% 2015
190 Malta 20.76% 2015
191 Germany 19.73% 2015
192 South Korea 19.51% 2015
193 United Arab Emirates 19.36% 2015
194 Macau 15.99% 2015
195 Hong Kong 15.98% 2015
196 Qatar 15.88% 2015

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Age distribution > Child dependency ratio", United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Age-distribution/Child-dependency-ratio

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