OPEC countries Compared by People > Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000

DEFINITION: This entry provides 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.


1 Saudi Arabia 207.01 2008
2 Nigeria 206.15 2008
3 Iraq 190.74 2008
4 Libya 178.06 2008
5 Angola 150.72 2008
6 Venezuela 148.04 2008
7 Kuwait 129.91 2008
8 Algeria 126.77 2008
9 Iran 103.88 2008
10 United Arab Emirates 71.21 2008
11 Qatar 68.35 2008


OPEC countries Compared by People > Age structure > 0-14 years > Males per 1000


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