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Age dependency ratio: The average for 2016 was 58.72 percent. The highest value was in Niger: 113.33 percent and the lowest value was in UA Emirates: 18.09 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Age dependency ratio.
Dependent people as percent of the working age population, 2016
(percent, Source: The World Bank)
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.