Youth dependency ratio reached 103 % in 2020 in Niger, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.14 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, youth dependency ratio in Niger reached an all time high of 107 % in 2013 and an all time low of 94.4 % in 1955. When compared to Niger's main peers, youth dependency ratio in Algeria amounted to 41.7 %, 87.8 % in Chad, 37.2 % in Libya and 91.4 % in Mali in 2020.
Niger has been ranked 1st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of youth dependency ratio.
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).