Which Country Has the Most Youngsters?

Population Aged 0-14 Years (As % of Total Population) (%), 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 population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population with 49.6% followed by Mali and Chad. On the other end of the scale was Hong Kong with 10.9%, Japan with 11.9% and Macao with 11.9%.

Average population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population reached 17.1% in 2050 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.856 % less than in the previous year and -8.11 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population reached an all time high of 38.0% in 1966 and an all time low of 17.1% in 2050. The average annual growth amounted to -0.857 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Population Aged 0-14 Years (As % of Total Population) indicator page.