For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Brazil during that period was 64.41 percent with a minimum of 43.11 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 89.07 percent in 1963.
The latest value from 2022 is 43.16 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196
countries is 58.67 percent.
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The age dependency ratio for Brazil is calculated as follows: Age dependency = (people younger than 15 and older than 64) / (working age people ages 15-64). A higher value for Brazil 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.