Age dependency ratio - Country rankings:
The average for 2017 was 58.57 percent.The highest value was in Niger: 111.65 percent and the lowest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 17.7 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Age dependency ratio.
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.