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The dependency ratio of the World

54.36 % in 2018

Dependency ratio of World fell gradually from 76.48 % in 1969 to 54.36 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 54.36 0.26 %
2017 54.22 0.23 %
2016 54.09 0.17 %
2015 54.00 -0.04 %
2014 54.02 -0.14 %
2013 54.10 -0.23 %
2012 54.22 -0.27 %
2011 54.36 -0.28 %
2010 54.52 -0.54 %
2009 54.81 -0.61 %
2008 55.15 -0.69 %
2007 55.53
The dependency ratio of the World
per 100 population 15-64 66.77 per 100 population 15-64 in 2100 UNDESA
Child Dependency Ratio 39.48 % in 2018 WB
Old-Age Dependency Ratio 13.58 % in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa Adult 1 timeseries
Asia Adult 1 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 38 timeseries
Europe Adult 1 timeseries
Middle East 32 timeseries
North America 52.38 % in 2018 WB
Oceania Adult 1 timeseries
South America Adult 1 timeseries
Southeast Asia 27 timeseries
Country (% in 2018)
Afghanistan 84.08 WB
Albania 45.81 WB
Algeria 57.51 WB
Angola 96.18 WB
Antigua and Barbuda 44.68 WB
Argentina 55.95 WB
Armenia 46.82 WB
Australia 53.49 WB
Austria 49.92 WB
Azerbaijan 41.97 WB
Bahamas 42.33 WB
Bahrain 27.68 WB
Bangladesh 48.95 WB
Barbados 49.58 WB
Belarus 46.44 WB
Belgium 55.87 WB
Belize 53.88 WB
Benin 84.17 WB
Bhutan 46.57 WB
Bolivia 61.98 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 45.43 WB
Botswana 62.17 WB
Brazil 43.38 WB
Brunei Darussalam 38.7 WB
Bulgaria 55.32 WB
Burkina Faso 89.95 WB
Burundi 91.38 WB
Cabo Verde 50.12 WB
Cambodia 55.69 WB
Cameroon 83.02 WB
Canada 49.48 WB
Central African Republic 89.11 WB
Chad 98.44 WB
Chile 45.53 WB
China 40.45 WB
Colombia 46.1 WB
Comoros 74.05 WB
Congo 80 WB
Costa Rica 44.66 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 81.15 WB
Croatia 53.75 WB
Cuba 45.77 WB
Cyprus 43.9 WB
Czech Republic 53.86 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 41.92 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 96.79 WB
Denmark 56.91 WB
Djibouti 51.75 WB
Dominican Republic 53.99 WB
Ecuador 54.29 WB
Egypt 64.01 WB
El Salvador 54.84 WB
Equatorial Guinea 65.49 WB
Eritrea 79.42 in 2011 WB
Estonia 56.21 WB
Eswatini 72.79 WB
Ethiopia 79.48 WB
Fiji 53.76 WB
Finland 60.94 WB
France 61.27 WB
Gabon 68.32 WB
Gambia 88.18 WB
Georgia 53.05 WB
Germany 54.04 WB
Ghana 68.53 WB
Greece 55.59 WB
Grenada 49.66 WB
Guatemala 64.6 WB
Guinea 87.89 WB
Guinea Bissau 82.36 WB
Guyana 53.06 WB
Haiti 61.79 WB
Honduras 57.31 WB
Hong Kong 40.4 WB
Hungary 50.53 WB
Iceland 52.97 WB
India 49.78 WB
Indonesia 47.95 WB
Iran 44.22 WB
Iraq 71.56 WB
Ireland 54.49 WB
Israel 66.4 WB
Italy 56.45 WB
Jamaica 48.25 WB
Japan 67.43 WB
Jordan 61.53 WB
Kazakhstan 55.89 WB
Kenya 72.78 WB
Kiribati 65.27 WB
Kuwait 31.73 WB
Kyrgyzstan 58.34 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 57.93 WB
Latvia 56.35 WB
Lebanon 49.47 WB
Lesotho 60.3 WB
Liberia 79.79 WB
Libya 48.61 WB
Lithuania 52.88 WB
Luxembourg 42.98 WB
Macau 31.82 WB
Madagascar 77.48 WB
Malawi 87.08 WB
Malaysia 44.23 WB
Maldives 31.32 WB
Mali 100.2 WB
Malta 52.97 WB
Mauritania 76.13 WB
Mauritius 41.38 WB
Mexico 51.01 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 55.53 WB
Mongolia 52.66 WB
Montenegro 49.67 WB
Morocco 52.02 WB
Mozambique 90.7 WB
Myanmar 47.4 WB
Namibia 68.2 WB
Nepal 56.6 WB
Netherlands 54.57 WB
New Zealand 54.57 WB
Nicaragua 54.92 WB
Niger 110.88 WB
Nigeria 87.32 WB
North Macedonia 43.24 WB
Norway 52.9 WB
Oman 32.7 WB
Pakistan 65.52 WB
Palestine 72.65 WB
Panama 54.24 WB
Papua New Guinea 64.64 WB
Paraguay 55.93 WB
Peru 51.24 WB
Philippines 56.46 WB
Poland 48.3 WB
Portugal 54.83 WB
Puerto Rico 55.07 WB
Qatar 17.52 WB
Republic of Korea 37.73 WB
Republic of Moldova 37.61 WB
Romania 51.22 WB
Russian Federation 48.34 WB
Rwanda 75.17 WB
Saint Lucia 39.54 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 47.34 WB
Samoa 75.81 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 83.3 WB
Saudi Arabia 39.58 WB
Senegal 85.67 WB
Serbia 51.6 WB
Seychelles 45.41 WB
Sierra Leone 78.66 WB
Singapore 31.13 WB
Slovakia 45.09 WB
Slovenia 52.97 WB
Solomon Islands 78.06 WB
Somalia 97.82 WB
South Africa 52.43 WB
South Sudan 82.54 WB
Spain 51.62 WB
Sri Lanka 53.07 WB
Sudan 78.86 WB
Suriname 51.69 WB
Sweden 60.46 WB
Switzerland 50.45 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 56.07 WB
Taiwan Province of China Adult 1 timeseries
Tajikistan 66.13 WB
Thailand 40.82 WB
Timor-Leste 72.7 WB
Togo 79.22 WB
Tonga 70.56 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 45.25 WB
Tunisia 48.12 WB
Turkey 49.55 WB
Turkmenistan 54.44 WB
Uganda 95.59 WB
Ukraine 47.6 WB
United Arab Emirates 18.61 WB
United Kingdom 56.43 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 87.62 WB
United States of America 52.71 WB
Uruguay 54.85 WB
Uzbekistan 49.49 WB
Vanuatu 73.88 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 53.69 WB
Viet Nam 43.78 WB
Yemen 73.89 WB
Zambia 88.81 WB
Zimbabwe 82.95 WB

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