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Youth Dependency Ratio in Chad

Source: World Bank, United Nations (World Population Prospects, The 2012 Revision, Low-fertility Assumption)
Last Updated: Dec 30, 2020

Youth dependency ratio reached 87.8 % in 2020 in Chad, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.97 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, youth dependency ratio in Chad reached an all time high of 102 % in 2003 and an all time low of 65.4 % in 1950. When compared to Chad's main peers, youth dependency ratio in Cameroon amounted to 70.5 %, 103 % in Niger, 79.5 % in Nigeria and 63.2 % in Sudan in 2020.

Chad has been ranked 3rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of youth dependency ratio, 1 places behind 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).


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