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Lithuania: Dependent people as percent of the working age population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Lithuania from 1960 to 2016. The average value for Lithuania during that period was 52.46 percent with a minumum of 47.14 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 59.18 percent in 1970. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The age dependency ratio for Lithuania is calculated as follows: Age dependency = (people younger than 15 and older than 64) / (working age people ages 15-64). A higher value for Lithuania 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.