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People > Age structure > 15-64 years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group (0-14 years, 15-64 years, 65 years and over). The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Countries with young populations (high percentage under age 15) need to invest more in schools, while countries with older populations (high percentage ages 65 and over) need to invest more in the health sector. The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 QatarQatar 86.7% 2012
2 United Arab EmiratesUAE 78.5% 2012
3 SingaporeSingapore 78.3% 2012
4 BahrainBahrain 77.2% 2012
5 MacauMacau 76.8% 2012
6 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 75% 2012
7 Hong KongHong Kong 74.6% 2012
8 MaldivesMaldives 74.6% 2012
9 TaiwanTaiwan 74% 2012
10 ChinaChina 73.5% 2012
11 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 73.4% 2012
12 CyprusCyprus 73.4% 2012
13 South KoreaSouth Korea 73% 2012
14 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 72.9% 2012
15 ArmeniaArmenia 72.7% 2012
16 PalauPalau 72.3% 2012
17 KuwaitKuwait 72.3% 2012
18 MoldovaMoldova 71.9% 2012
19 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 71.8% 2012
20 SlovakiaSlovakia 71.4% 2012
21 SeychellesSeychelles 71.4% 2012
22 RussiaRussia 71.3% 2012
23 BruneiBrunei 71.3% 2012
24 PolandPoland 71.3% 2012
25 BarbadosBarbados 71.2% 2012
26 AndorraAndorra 71.1% 2012
27 CubaCuba 71.1% 2012
28 BelarusBelarus 71.1% 2012
29 IranIran 71.1% 2012
30 MontenegroMontenegro 71% 2012
31 ThailandThailand 71% 2012
32 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 71% 2012
33 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 70.9% 2012
34 MauritiusMauritius 70.7% 2012
35 UkraineUkraine 70.7% 2012
36 ArubaAruba 70.3% 2012
37 RomaniaRomania 70.3% 2012
38 GreenlandGreenland 70.2% 2012
39 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 70.1% 2012
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 70% 2012
40 Saint HelenaSaint Helena 70% 2011
41 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 70% 2012
42 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 70% 2012
43 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 69.8% 2012
Tourist destinations averageTourist destinations average 69.72% 2012
44 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 69.7% 2012
45 LithuaniaLithuania 69.7% 2012
46 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 69.6% 2012
47 VietnamVietnam 69.6% 2012
48 UzbekistanUzbekistan 69.5% 2012
49 SloveniaSlovenia 69.5% 2012
50 The BahamasThe Bahamas 69.5% 2012
51 Costa RicaCosta Rica 69.3% 2012
52 LatviaLatvia 69.3% 2012
53 TunisiaTunisia 69.3% 2012
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 69.23% 2012
54 ChileChile 69.2% 2012
55 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 69.1% 2012
56 Saint BarthelemySt Barthelemy 69% 2012
Potential Future EU Members averagePotential Future EU Members average 69% 2012
57 MongoliaMongolia 68.9% 2012
58 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 68.9% 2012
59 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 68.8% 2012
60 AlbaniaAlbania 68.8% 2012
61 KazakhstanKazakhstan 68.8% 2012
62 North KoreaNorth Korea 68.7% 2012
63 JerseyJersey 68.6% 2012
64 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 68.5% 2011
65 LibyaLibya 68.4% 2012
66 GeorgiaGeorgia 68.4% 2012
67 SerbiaSerbia 68.4% 2012
68 LebanonLebanon 68.3% 2012
Cold countries averageCold countries average 68.29% 2012
69 AnguillaAnguilla 68.2% 2012
70 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 68.2% 2012
71 BrazilBrazil 68.2% 2012
Europe averageEurope average 68.17% 2012
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 68.15% 2012
72 CanadaCanada 68.1% 2012
73 CroatiaCroatia 68.1% 2012
74 MaltaMalta 68.1% 2012
75 HungaryHungary 68% 2012
76 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 67.9% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 67.81% 2012
77 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 67.8% 2012
78 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 67.8% 2012
79 BurmaBurma 67.8% 2012
80 GuernseyGuernsey 67.7% 2012
81 AustriaAustria 67.6% 2012
82 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 67.6% 2012
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 67.58% 2012
European Union averageEuropean Union average 67.57% 2012
NATO countries averageNATO average 67.53% 2012
83 AustraliaAustralia 67.5% 2012
84 ColombiaColombia 67.5% 2012
85 SpainSpain 67.5% 2012
86 MontserratMontserrat 67.5% 2012
87 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 67.5% 2012
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 67.47% 2012
88 TurkeyTurkey 67.4% 2012
89 BulgariaBulgaria 67.4% 2012
Eurozone averageEurozone average 67.36% 2012
90 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 67.3% 2011
91 MartiniqueMartinique 67.3% 2011
92 European UnionEuropean Union 67.23% 2009
93 Wallis and FutunaWallis+ 67.2% 2012
94 AlgeriaAlgeria 67.2% 2012
Southern Europe averageSouthern Europe average 67.15% 2012
95 DominicaDominica 67.1% 2012
96 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 67.1% 2011
97 IcelandIceland 67.1% 2012
98 SurinameSuriname 67% 2012
99 Sri LankaSri Lanka 67% 2012
100 Saint MartinSaint Martin 66.9% 2012
101 LuxembourgLuxembourg 66.9% 2012
102 IrelandIreland 66.9% 2012
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 66.89% 2012
103 EstoniaEstonia 66.8% 2012
104 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ 66.7% 2012
105 BermudaBermuda 66.7% 2012
106 IndonesiaIndonesia 66.6% 2012
Western Europe averageWestern Europe average 66.55% 2012
107 United StatesUnited States 66.5% 2012
108 MoroccoMorocco 66.4% 2012
Densely populated countries averageDensely populated countries average 66.32% 2012
109 KosovoKosovo 66.3% 2012
110 NetherlandsNetherlands 66.2% 2012
111 New ZealandNew Zealand 66.2% 2012
112 ParaguayParaguay 66.1% 2012
113 GermanyGermany 66.1% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 66.05% 2012
114 FijiFiji 66% 2012
115 GreeceGreece 66% 2012
116 OmanOman 66% 2012
117 NorwayNorway 65.9% 2012
118 BelgiumBelgium 65.9% 2012
119 GrenadaGrenada 65.9% 2012
120 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 65.8% 2012
121 BhutanBhutan 65.8% 2012
122 NauruNauru 65.7% 2012
123 PortugalPortugal 65.7% 2012
124 ItalyItaly 65.7% 2012
125 South AfricaSouth Africa 65.7% 2012
126 FinlandFinland 65.6% 2012
127 Cook IslandsCook Islands 65.6% 2012
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 65.57% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 65.51% 2012
128 MalaysiaMalaysia 65.5% 2012
129 GibraltarGibraltar 65.5% 2012
130 MexicoMexico 65.5% 2012
131 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 65.5% 2012
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 65.42% 2012
132 VenezuelaVenezuela 65.4% 2012
133 GuamGuam 65.4% 2012
134 PeruPeru 65.4% 2012
135 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 65.4% 2012
136 San MarinoSan Marino 65.3% 2012
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 65.23% 2012
137 IndiaIndia 65.2% 2012
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 65.17% 2012
138 DenmarkDenmark 65% 2012
139 Isle of ManIsle of Man 64.8% 2012
140 French GuianaFrench Guiana 64.8% 2011
141 NicaraguaNicaragua 64.6% 2012
142 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 64.5% 2012
143 PanamaPanama 64.5% 2012
144 TuvaluTuvalu 64.5% 2012
145 UruguayUruguay 64.5% 2012
146 SwedenSweden 64.4% 2012
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 64.38% 2012
147 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 64.3% 2012
148 CambodiaCambodia 64.3% 2012
149 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 64.3% 2012
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 64.18% 2012
150 GuyanaGuyana 64% 2012
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 63.92% 2012
151 EcuadorEcuador 63.9% 2012
152 Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island 63.9% 2012
153 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 63.9% 2012
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 63.9% 2012
154 FranceFrance 63.8% 2012
155 El SalvadorEl Salvador 63.7% 2012
156 ArgentinaArgentina 63.6% 2012
157 ReunionReunion 63.6% 2011
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 63.32% 2012
158 KiribatiKiribati 63.1% 2012
159 TajikistanTajikistan 63% 2012
160 Cape VerdeCape Verde 62.8% 2012
161 JamaicaJamaica 62.8% 2012
162 EgyptEgypt 62.8% 2012
163 JapanJapan 62.6% 2012
164 BotswanaBotswana 62.5% 2012
165 NamibiaNamibia 62.4% 2012
166 DjiboutiDjibouti 62.3% 2012
Hot countries averageHot countries average 62.28% 2012
167 IsraelIsrael 62.2% 2012
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 62.06% 2012
168 NepalNepal 62% 2012
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 61.92% 2012
169 BangladeshBangladesh 61.6% 2012
170 SyriaSyria 61.6% 2012
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 61.6% 2012
171 PhilippinesPhilippines 61.3% 2012
172 LesothoLesotho 61.3% 2012
173 West BankWest Bank 61.2% 2012
174 BoliviaBolivia 61% 2012
175 PakistanPakistan 61% 2012
176 HaitiHaiti 60.7% 2012
177 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 60.3% 2012
178 JordanJordan 60.2% 2012
179 MonacoMonaco 60.1% 2012
180 BelizeBelize 60.1% 2012
181 LaosLaos 60.1% 2012
182 SamoaSamoa 60% 2012
183 HondurasHonduras 60% 2012
184 IraqIraq 59.3% 2012
185 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 59.1% 2012
186 SwazilandSwaziland 59% 2012
187 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 58.8% 2012
188 GuatemalaGuatemala 58.6% 2012
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 58.12% 2012
189 VanuatuVanuatu 58.1% 2012
190 Western SaharaWestern Sahara 57.7% 2012
191 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 57.6% 2012
192 The GambiaThe Gambia 57.3% 2012
193 GhanaGhana 57.1% 2012
194 TongaTonga 57.1% 2012
195 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 56.6% 2012
196 MauritaniaMauritania 56.4% 2012
197 CameroonCameroon 56.3% 2012
198 TogoTogo 56% 2012
199 ZimbabweZimbabwe 55.7% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 55.61% 2012
200 MadagascarMadagascar 55.5% 2012
201 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 55.5% 2012
Failed states averageFailed states average 55.43% 2012
202 RwandaRwanda 55% 2012
203 YemenYemen 54.9% 2012
204 KenyaKenya 54.8% 2012
205 SudanSudan 54.7% 2012
206 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 54.6% 2012
207 EritreaEritrea 54.6% 2012
208 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 54.5% 2012
209 AfghanistanAfghanistan 54.4% 2012
210 GuineaGuinea 54.1% 2012
211 SenegalSenegal 54.1% 2012
212 ComorosComoros 54.1% 2012
213 GabonGabon 54% 2012
214 Gaza StripGaza Strip 53.7% 2012
215 East TimorEast Timor 53.5% 2012
216 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 53.5% 2012
217 AngolaAngola 53.2% 2012
218 NigeriaNigeria 53.1% 2012
219 SomaliaSomalia 53.1% 2012
220 LiberiaLiberia 53% 2012
221 TokelauTokelau 53% 2012
222 BeninBenin 52.8% 2012
223 EthiopiaEthiopia 52.6% 2012
224 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 52.6% 2012
225 MalawiMalawi 52.4% 2012
226 TanzaniaTanzania 52.1% 2012
227 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 51.9% 2012
228 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 51.8% 2012
229 BurundiBurundi 51.7% 2012
230 ChadChad 51.4% 2012
231 MozambiqueMozambique 51.3% 2012
232 ZambiaZambia 51.3% 2012
233 South SudanSouth Sudan 51.3% 2012
234 MayotteMayotte 51% 2011
235 MaliMali 49.2% 2012
236 UgandaUganda 48.8% 2012
237 NigerNiger 47.3% 2012

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Age structure > 15-64 years", CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Age-structure/15--64-years

People > Age structure > 15-64 years: Countries Compared Map

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Statistics for People > Age structure > 15-64 years

Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Agricultural machinery > Tractors, Arable land > Hectares, Agricultural growth and 306 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, Full name

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Transport prices > Gas/petrol > 1 litre, Real estate prices > Interest rate, Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > Outside city centre and 50 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Rapes, Murders > Per capita, Total crimes and 155 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Tsunami > Death toll, Tsunami > Foreigners death toll, Tsunami > Funds pledged and 43 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP per capita, GDP, Population below poverty line and 3530 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Literacy > Total population, Average IQ, Tertiary enrollment and 511 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Oil > Consumption, Electricity > Consumption per capita, Oil > Production and 2359 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, CO2 Emissions and 249 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Natural resources, Area > Comparative, Area > Land and 79 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Legal system, Capital city > Geographic coordinates, Constitution and 323 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Obesity, Abortions, Teenage pregnancy and 350 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Car > Production, Manufacturing output, Heavy truck > Production and 88 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Unemployment rate, Strikes, Agricultural workers > Male and 323 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Spanish speakers, French status and 13 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Happiness net, Cannabis use, Happiness level > Very happy and 103 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Personal computers > Per capita, Television viewing, Broadcast media and 319 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: WMD > Missile, Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49, Military expenditures and 175 more

People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Ethnic groups, Divorce rate and 628 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Islam > Percentage Muslim, Religions > All and 26 more

Sports

Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, FIFA World Ranking > Men, World Cup Totals > Wins and 508 more

Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Background, 2002 Bali bombings > Deaths, Convention on hostages and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Pipelines > Condensate/gas, Pipelines > Gas, Roadways > Paved and 376 more

STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
Females 225
Females per 1000 201
From total 226
Males 225
Males per 1000 201

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