Aruba: Age dependency ratio

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Aruba: Dependent people as percent of the working age population

: For that indicator, we provide data for Aruba from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Aruba during that period was 53.79 percent with a minimum of 42.99 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 86.32 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2019 is 46.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 188 countries is 58.89 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The age dependency ratio for Aruba is calculated as follows: Age dependency = (people younger than 15 and older than 64) / (working age people ages 15-64). A higher value for Aruba and other countries means that employed people have to support more non-working people, either young or old.

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.
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