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Dependent people as percent of the working age population, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 187 countries was 58.75 percent.The highest value was in Niger: 110.26 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 17.81 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Age dependency ratio in the European union
Age dependency ratio in Europe
Age dependency ratio in Asia
Age dependency ratio in Africa
Age dependency ratio in North America
Age dependency ratio in South America
Age dependency ratio in Australia

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