Belarus: Percent children

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Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 16.63
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 21.87
 Min - Max 14.71 - 31.78
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Belarus from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Belarus during that period was 21.87 percent with a minimum of 14.71 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 31.78 percent in 1963. The latest value from 2023 is 16.63 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 26.24 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belarus - Percent children - Recent values chart

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Belarus - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2023

Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 9.23 2022 million
 Percent urban population 80.33 2022 percent
 Population density 46 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 17.66 2023 percent
 Percent children 16.63 2023 percent
 Percent female population 53.99 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 19.27 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 51.42 2022 percent
 Refugee population 19,715 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 11 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.80 2022 percent
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