Old Age Dependency Ratio rose 2.97% to 12.6% in Panama in 2018

Old Age Dependency Ratio (%), 2018
Society | Panama | May 17, 2019
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Old age dependency ratio rose 2.97% to 12.6% in Panama in 2018, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, old age dependency ratio in Panama reached an all time high of 12.6% in 2018 and an all time low of 6.59% in 1950. When compared to Panama's main peers, old age dependency ratio in Colombia amounted to 11.3%, 12.3% in Costa Rica, 8.04% in Honduras and 8.51% in Nicaragua in 2018.

Panama has been ranked 69th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of old age dependency ratio, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Old Age Dependency Ratio Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Belize % 18.5% 19.2% 20.1% 21.0% 21.9%
Brazil % 32.9% 34.0% 35.4% 36.8% 38.2%
Colombia % 27.0% 27.8% 28.6% 29.4% 30.2%
Costa Rica % 33.7% 34.8% 36.2% 37.6% 39.0%
El Salvador % 22.5% 23.2% 24.2% 25.1% 26.1%
Guatemala % 12.2% 12.5% 13.0% 13.4% 13.9%
Honduras % 16.5% 17.1% 17.8% 18.6% 19.3%
Mexico % 30.1% 31.2% 32.2% 33.2% 34.2%
Nicaragua % 20.9% 21.7% 22.8% 23.9% 25.0%
Panama % 27.4% 28.2% 28.9% 29.7% 30.4%
Peru % 25.4% 26.2% 27.1% 28.0% 28.9%
USA % 37.8% 38.0% 38.3% 38.6% 38.8%
Venezuela % 23.7% 24.4% 25.1% 25.9% 26.7%