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Total 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 dependency ratio with 109% followed by Mali and Chad. On the other end of the scale was Qatar with 16.0%, United Arab Emirates with 18.8% and Bahrain with 28.3%.

Average dependency ratio reached 53.8% in 2050 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.661 % more than in the previous year and 5.59 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average dependency ratio reached an all time high of 77.1% in 1967 and an all time low of 47.5% in 2030. The average annual growth amounted to -0.348 % since 1960.

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