Old Age Dependency Ratio fell to 24.3% in Serbia in 2018

Old Age Dependency Ratio (%)
Society | Serbia | May 17, 2019
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Old age dependency ratio reached 24.3 % in 2018 in Serbia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.53 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, old age dependency ratio in Serbia reached an all time high of 26.2 % in 2017 and an all time low of 10.9 % in 1955. When compared to Serbia's main peers, old age dependency ratio in Bosnia and Herzegovina amounted to 24.4 %, 31.0 % in Croatia, 28.5 % in Hungary and 24.2 % in Romania in 2018.

Serbia has been ranked 30th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of old age dependency ratio, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The old age dependency ratio is the ratio of older dependents (people older than 64) to the working-age population (those aged 15-64).

Old Age Dependency Ratio Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Austria % 50.9% 51.2% 51.7% 52.3% 52.8%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 45.4% 46.0% 47.1% 48.2% 49.4%
Bulgaria % 50.1% 51.4% 52.7% 54.0% 55.4%
Croatia % 51.7% 52.7% 53.8% 55.0% 56.1%
Czech Republic % 46.4% 47.9% 48.7% 49.6% 50.4%
Hungary % 44.1% 45.6% 46.4% 47.3% 48.1%
Italy % 66.1% 67.3% 67.8% 68.4% 69.0%
Moldova % 30.0% 30.6% 32.0% 33.5% 35.0%
Montenegro % 36.7% 37.4% 38.4% 39.4% 40.4%
Poland % 47.1% 48.5% 50.4% 52.4% 54.4%
Romania % 46.7% 48.4% 49.8% 51.4% 52.9%
Serbia % 45.3% 46.9% 48.6% 50.4% 52.3%
Slovakia % 44.4% 46.1% 47.7% 49.3% 50.9%
Slovenia % 55.2% 56.5% 57.6% 58.7% 59.9%
Ukraine % 35.2% 36.0% 37.1% 38.2% 39.4%