Old Age Dependency Ratio fell to 8.77% in Morocco in 2018

Old Age Dependency Ratio (%)
Society | Morocco | May 17, 2019
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Old age dependency ratio reached 8.77 % in 2018 in Morocco, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.7 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, old age dependency ratio in Morocco reached an all time high of 10.3 % in 2017 and an all time low of 5.06 % in 1950. When compared to Morocco's main peers, old age dependency ratio in Algeria amounted to 8.13 %, 5.76 % in Mauritania, 28.9 % in Spain and 12.4 % in Tunisia in 2018.

Morocco has been ranked 96th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of old age dependency ratio, 14 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
Algeria % 18.4% 19.1% 20.1% 21.1% 22.1%
France % 47.3% 47.5% 47.8% 48.2% 48.6%
Italy % 66.1% 67.3% 67.8% 68.4% 69.0%
Libya % 24.3% 25.6% 26.9% 28.3% 29.6%
Mali % 5.58% 5.68% 5.76% 5.83% 5.91%
Malta % 49.5% 50.5% 51.8% 53.1% 54.4%
Mauritania % 9.32% 9.50% 9.67% 9.84% 10.0%
Morocco % 21.5% 22.1% 22.9% 23.8% 24.6%
Portugal % 63.4% 65.4% 66.9% 68.4% 70.0%
Senegal % 7.26% 7.44% 7.64% 7.85% 8.05%
Spain % 65.2% 67.7% 69.2% 70.7% 72.2%
Tunisia % 33.4% 34.6% 36.2% 37.7% 39.3%