Youth dependency ratio reached 91.4 % in 2020 in Mali, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.01 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, youth dependency ratio in Mali reached an all time high of 97.0 % in 2014 and an all time low of 66.7 % in 1950. When compared to Mali's main peers, youth dependency ratio in Algeria amounted to 41.7 %, 77.3 % in Burkina Faso, 62.7 % in Mauritania and 103 % in Niger in 2020.
Mali has been ranked 2nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of youth dependency ratio, 4 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).