New Caledonia: Percent children

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 New Caledonia

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 22.21
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 32.66
 Min - Max 22.21 - 40.21
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for New Caledonia from 1960 to 2022. The average value for New Caledonia during that period was 32.66 percent with a minimum of 22.21 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 40.21 percent in 1974. The latest value from 2022 is 22.21 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 26.50 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
New Caledonia - Percent children - Recent values chart

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New Caledonia - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 0.27 2022 million
 Percent urban population 72.32 2022 percent
 Population density 15 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 11.02 2022 percent
 Percent children 22.21 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.27 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 27.67 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 49.77 2022 percent
 Migrant population 24 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.43 2022 percent
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