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Brazil Age dependency ratio

(percent, source: The World Bank)

Brazil Dependent people as percent of the working age population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brazil from 1960 to 2016. The average value for Brazil during that period was 66.52 percent with a minumum of 44.4 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 89.39 percent in 1964.
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The age dependency ratio for Brazil is calculated as follows: Age dependency = (people younger than 15 and older than 64) / (working age people ages 15-64). A higher value for Brazil and other countries means that employed people have to support more non-working people, either young or old. Age dependency ratio rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Brazil Age dependency ratio and other indicators with the country comparator.


Definition: Age dependency ratio is the ratio of dependents--people younger than 15 or older than 64--to the working-age population--those ages 15-64. Data are shown as the proportion of dependents per 100 working-age population.