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Dependent people as percent of the working age population in Australia:

The average for 2018 based on 11 countries was 61.42 percent.The highest value was in the Solomon Islands: 78.06 percent and the lowest value was in Brunei: 38.7 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2018. 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 around the world
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
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