Youth dependency ratio reached 83.9 % in 2020 in Angola, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.89 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, youth dependency ratio in Angola reached an all time high of 95.9 % in 1993 and an all time low of 73.9 % in 1950. When compared to Angola's main peers, youth dependency ratio in Botswana amounted to 46.0 %, 48.4 % in Namibia, 84.0 % in Zambia and 77.4 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2020.
Angola has been ranked 7th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of youth dependency ratio, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The youth-to-age dependency ratio is the ratio of younger dependents (people younger than 15) to the working-age population (those aged 15-64).