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).