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Youth Dependency Ratio in Niger

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

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).


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