Age dependency ratio - country rankings

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

Age dependency ratio - country data from around the world:

The average for 2015 was 58.66 percent. The highest value was in Niger: 112.97 percent and the lowest value was in UA Emirates: 17.75 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Age dependency ratio.

World bank definition: 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.