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A Hope or a Problem for the Future?

Youth Dependency Ratio (%), 2017 or latest
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2050, Niger ranked the highest in youth dependency ratio with 104% followed by Mali and Chad. On the other end of the scale was Qatar with 14.6%, Hong Kong with 15.1% and Macao with 15.4%.

Average youth dependency ratio reached 26.3% in 2050 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.623 % less than in the previous year and -6.00 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average youth dependency ratio reached an all time high of 66.8% in 1966 and an all time low of 26.3% in 2050. The average annual growth amounted to -0.832 % since 1950.

Data for more countries are available at Youth Dependency Ratio indicator page.