## Dependency ratios

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Afghanistan | total dependency ratio: 87youth dependency ratio: 82.3elderly dependency ratio: 4.6potential support ratio: 21.7 (2015 est.) |

Albania | total dependency ratio: 44.8youth dependency ratio: 26.9elderly dependency ratio: 18potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.) |

Algeria | total dependency ratio: 52.6youth dependency ratio: 43.6elderly dependency ratio: 9.1potential support ratio: 11 (2015 est.) |

Angola | total dependency ratio: 99.9youth dependency ratio: 95.2elderly dependency ratio: 4.6potential support ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.) |

Antigua and Barbuda | total dependency ratio: 45.7youth dependency ratio: 35.2elderly dependency ratio: 10.4potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.) |

Argentina | total dependency ratio: 56.5youth dependency ratio: 39.4elderly dependency ratio: 17.1potential support ratio: 5.8 (2015 est.) |

Armenia | total dependency ratio: 41.3youth dependency ratio: 26elderly dependency ratio: 15.3potential support ratio: 6.5 (2015 est.) |

Aruba | total dependency ratio: 44youth dependency ratio: 26.4elderly dependency ratio: 17.6potential support ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.) |

Australia | total dependency ratio: 50.9youth dependency ratio: 28.2elderly dependency ratio: 22.7potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.) |

Austria | total dependency ratio: 49.2youth dependency ratio: 21.2elderly dependency ratio: 28potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.) |

Azerbaijan | total dependency ratio: 38youth dependency ratio: 30.3elderly dependency ratio: 7.8potential support ratio: 12.9 (2015 est.) |

Bahamas, The | total dependency ratio: 41.2youth dependency ratio: 29.6elderly dependency ratio: 11.7potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.) |

Bahrain | total dependency ratio: 31.4youth dependency ratio: 28.2elderly dependency ratio: 3.2potential support ratio: 31.6 (2015 est.) |

Bangladesh | total dependency ratio: 52.5youth dependency ratio: 44.9elderly dependency ratio: 7.6potential support ratio: 13.2 (2015 est.) |

Barbados | total dependency ratio: 50.4youth dependency ratio: 29.1elderly dependency ratio: 21.3potential support ratio: 4.7 (2015 est.) |

Belarus | total dependency ratio: 43youth dependency ratio: 23elderly dependency ratio: 20potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.) |

Belgium | total dependency ratio: 54.2youth dependency ratio: 26.1elderly dependency ratio: 28.1potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.) |

Belize | total dependency ratio: 56.8youth dependency ratio: 50.9elderly dependency ratio: 5.9potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.) |

Benin | total dependency ratio: 82youth dependency ratio: 76.7elderly dependency ratio: 5.3potential support ratio: 19 (2015 est.) |

Bhutan | total dependency ratio: 46.9youth dependency ratio: 39.5elderly dependency ratio: 7.4potential support ratio: 13.4 (2015 est.) |

Bolivia | total dependency ratio: 63.7youth dependency ratio: 53.1elderly dependency ratio: 10.6potential support ratio: 9.4 (2015 est.) |

Bosnia and Herzegovina | total dependency ratio: 40.7youth dependency ratio: 19elderly dependency ratio: 21.7potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.) |

Botswana | total dependency ratio: 55.3youth dependency ratio: 49.7elderly dependency ratio: 5.6potential support ratio: 17.9 (2015 est.) |

Brazil | total dependency ratio: 44.7youth dependency ratio: 33.3elderly dependency ratio: 11.3potential support ratio: 8.8 (2015 est.) |

Brunei | total dependency ratio: 38youth dependency ratio: 31.9elderly dependency ratio: 6.1potential support ratio: 16.4 (2015 est.) |

Bulgaria | total dependency ratio: 51.9youth dependency ratio: 21.5elderly dependency ratio: 30.4potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.) |

Burkina Faso | total dependency ratio: 92.2youth dependency ratio: 87.6elderly dependency ratio: 4.6potential support ratio: 21.7 (2015 est.) |

Burma | total dependency ratio: 49.1youth dependency ratio: 41.1elderly dependency ratio: 8potential support ratio: 12.5 (2015 est.) |

Burundi | total dependency ratio: 89.7youth dependency ratio: 85elderly dependency ratio: 4.7potential support ratio: 21.3 (2015 est.) |

Cambodia | total dependency ratio: 55.6youth dependency ratio: 49.2elderly dependency ratio: 6.4potential support ratio: 15.6 (2015 est.) |

Cameroon | total dependency ratio: 84.3youth dependency ratio: 78.4elderly dependency ratio: 5.9potential support ratio: 16.9 (2015 est.) |

Canada | total dependency ratio: 47.3youth dependency ratio: 23.5elderly dependency ratio: 23.8potential support ratio: 4.2 (2015 est.) |

Cape Verde | total dependency ratio: 52youth dependency ratio: 45.1elderly dependency ratio: 7potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.) |

Central African Republic | total dependency ratio: 75.2youth dependency ratio: 68.4elderly dependency ratio: 6.8potential support ratio: 14.8 (2015 est.) |

Chad | total dependency ratio: 100.7youth dependency ratio: 95.8elderly dependency ratio: 4.9potential support ratio: 20.3 (2015 est.) |

Chile | total dependency ratio: 45.2youth dependency ratio: 29.3elderly dependency ratio: 16potential support ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.) |

China | total dependency ratio: 36.6youth dependency ratio: 23.5elderly dependency ratio: 13potential support ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.) |

Colombia | total dependency ratio: 45.6youth dependency ratio: 35.4elderly dependency ratio: 10.2potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.) |

Comoros | total dependency ratio: 75.6youth dependency ratio: 70.7elderly dependency ratio: 4.9potential support ratio: 20.4 (2015 est.) |

Congo, Democratic Republic of the | total dependency ratio: 95.9youth dependency ratio: 90.1elderly dependency ratio: 5.8potential support ratio: 17.2 (2015 est.) |

Congo, Republic of the | total dependency ratio: 86.2youth dependency ratio: 79.4elderly dependency ratio: 6.8potential support ratio: 14.7 (2015 est.) |

Costa Rica | total dependency ratio: 45.4youth dependency ratio: 32.4elderly dependency ratio: 12.9potential support ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.) |

Cote d'Ivoire | total dependency ratio: 83.5youth dependency ratio: 77.9elderly dependency ratio: 5.6potential support ratio: 18 (2015 est.) |

Croatia | total dependency ratio: 51.1youth dependency ratio: 22.5elderly dependency ratio: 28.6potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.) |

Cuba | total dependency ratio: 43.4youth dependency ratio: 23.4elderly dependency ratio: 20potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.) |

Curacao | total dependency ratio: 51.1youth dependency ratio: 28.7elderly dependency ratio: 22.4potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.) |

Cyprus | total dependency ratio: 41.6youth dependency ratio: 23.4elderly dependency ratio: 18.2potential support ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.) |

Denmark | total dependency ratio: 55.9youth dependency ratio: 26.3elderly dependency ratio: 29.6potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.) |

Djibouti | total dependency ratio: 58.5youth dependency ratio: 51.9elderly dependency ratio: 6.6potential support ratio: 15.1 (2015 est.) |

Dominican Republic | total dependency ratio: 57.8youth dependency ratio: 47.3elderly dependency ratio: 10.5potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.) |

East Timor | total dependency ratio: 92.3youth dependency ratio: 81.5elderly dependency ratio: 10.7potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.) |

Ecuador | total dependency ratio: 55.6youth dependency ratio: 45.1elderly dependency ratio: 10.4potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.) |

Egypt | total dependency ratio: 62.3youth dependency ratio: 53.8elderly dependency ratio: 8.5potential support ratio: 11.8 (2015 est.) |

El Salvador | total dependency ratio: 54.3youth dependency ratio: 41.7elderly dependency ratio: 12.6potential support ratio: 7.9 (2015 est.) |

Equatorial Guinea | total dependency ratio: 72.9youth dependency ratio: 67.9elderly dependency ratio: 5potential support ratio: 20 (2015 est.) |

Eritrea | total dependency ratio: 83.2youth dependency ratio: 78.4elderly dependency ratio: 4.8potential support ratio: 20.7 (2015 est.) |

Estonia | total dependency ratio: 53.5youth dependency ratio: 24.7elderly dependency ratio: 28.8potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.) |

Ethiopia | total dependency ratio: 81.6youth dependency ratio: 75.2elderly dependency ratio: 6.3potential support ratio: 15.8 (2015 est.) |

Fiji | total dependency ratio: 52.8youth dependency ratio: 43.9elderly dependency ratio: 8.9potential support ratio: 11.2 (2015 est.) |

Finland | total dependency ratio: 58.3youth dependency ratio: 25.9elderly dependency ratio: 32.4potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.) |

France | total dependency ratio: 60.3youth dependency ratio: 29.6elderly dependency ratio: 30.6potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.) |

French Polynesia | total dependency ratio: 42.2youth dependency ratio: 31.5elderly dependency ratio: 10.7potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.) |

Gabon | total dependency ratio: 73.1youth dependency ratio: 64.3elderly dependency ratio: 8.8potential support ratio: 11.3 (2015 est.) |

Gambia, The | total dependency ratio: 94.2youth dependency ratio: 89.7elderly dependency ratio: 4.5potential support ratio: 22.3 (2015 est.) |

Gaza Strip | total dependency ratio: 76youth dependency ratio: 70.8elderly dependency ratio: 5.2potential support ratio: 19.2note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015 est.) |

Georgia | total dependency ratio: 45.7youth dependency ratio: 25.2elderly dependency ratio: 20.4potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.) |

Germany | total dependency ratio: 51.8youth dependency ratio: 19.6elderly dependency ratio: 32.2potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.) |

Ghana | total dependency ratio: 73youth dependency ratio: 67.2elderly dependency ratio: 5.9potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.) |

Greece | total dependency ratio: 56.2youth dependency ratio: 22.8elderly dependency ratio: 33.4potential support ratio: 3 (2015 est.) |

Grenada | total dependency ratio: 50.7youth dependency ratio: 39.9elderly dependency ratio: 10.8potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.) |

Guam | total dependency ratio: 52youth dependency ratio: 38.7elderly dependency ratio: 13.3potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.) |

Guatemala | total dependency ratio: 70.9youth dependency ratio: 62.6elderly dependency ratio: 8.3potential support ratio: 12.1 (2015 est.) |

Guernsey | total dependency ratio: 47youth dependency ratio: 21.6elderly dependency ratio: 25.4potential support ratio: 3.9note: data represent the Channel Islands (2015 est.) |

Guinea | total dependency ratio: 83.8youth dependency ratio: 78.2elderly dependency ratio: 5.6potential support ratio: 17.8 (2015 est.) |

Guinea-Bissau | total dependency ratio: 78.4youth dependency ratio: 72.8elderly dependency ratio: 5.7potential support ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.) |

Guyana | total dependency ratio: 51.1youth dependency ratio: 43.5elderly dependency ratio: 7.6potential support ratio: 13.2 (2015 est.) |

Haiti | total dependency ratio: 62.3youth dependency ratio: 54.8elderly dependency ratio: 7.5potential support ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.) |

Honduras | total dependency ratio: 57.8youth dependency ratio: 50.1elderly dependency ratio: 7.7potential support ratio: 13.1 (2015 est.) |

Hong Kong | total dependency ratio: 37youth dependency ratio: 16.4elderly dependency ratio: 20.6potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.) |

Hungary | total dependency ratio: 47.9youth dependency ratio: 21.5elderly dependency ratio: 26.3potential support ratio: 3.8 (2015 est.) |

Iceland | total dependency ratio: 51.6youth dependency ratio: 30.8elderly dependency ratio: 20.8potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.) |

India | total dependency ratio: 52.4youth dependency ratio: 43.9elderly dependency ratio: 8.6potential support ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.) |

Indonesia | total dependency ratio: 49youth dependency ratio: 41.2elderly dependency ratio: 7.7potential support ratio: 13 (2015 est.) |

Iran | total dependency ratio: 40.2youth dependency ratio: 33.1elderly dependency ratio: 7.1potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.) |

Iraq | total dependency ratio: 78.7youth dependency ratio: 73.2elderly dependency ratio: 5.5potential support ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.) |

Ireland | total dependency ratio: 53.7youth dependency ratio: 33.5elderly dependency ratio: 20.2potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.) |

Israel | total dependency ratio: 64.1youth dependency ratio: 45.7elderly dependency ratio: 18.4potential support ratio: 5.4 (2015 est.) |

Italy | total dependency ratio: 56.5youth dependency ratio: 21.5elderly dependency ratio: 35.1potential support ratio: 2.9 (2015 est.) |

Jamaica | total dependency ratio: 48.6youth dependency ratio: 35elderly dependency ratio: 13.6potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.) |

Japan | total dependency ratio: 64.5youth dependency ratio: 21.1elderly dependency ratio: 43.3potential support ratio: 2.3 (2015 est.) |

Jersey | total dependency ratio: 47youth dependency ratio: 21.6elderly dependency ratio: 25.4potential support ratio: 3.9note: data represent the Channel Islands (2015 est.) |

Jordan | total dependency ratio: 64.8youth dependency ratio: 58.5elderly dependency ratio: 6.2potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.) |

Kazakhstan | total dependency ratio: 50.3youth dependency ratio: 40.1elderly dependency ratio: 10.1potential support ratio: 9.9 (2015 est.) |

Kenya | total dependency ratio: 80.9youth dependency ratio: 75.8elderly dependency ratio: 5.1potential support ratio: 19.7 (2015 est.) |

Kiribati | total dependency ratio: 63youth dependency ratio: 57elderly dependency ratio: 6potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.) |

Korea, North | total dependency ratio: 44.3youth dependency ratio: 30.5elderly dependency ratio: 13.8potential support ratio: 7.3 (2015 est.) |

Korea, South | total dependency ratio: 37.2youth dependency ratio: 19.2elderly dependency ratio: 18potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.) |

Kuwait | total dependency ratio: 32.1youth dependency ratio: 29.5elderly dependency ratio: 2.6potential support ratio: 38.4 (2015 est.) |

Kyrgyzstan | total dependency ratio: 55.3youth dependency ratio: 48.8elderly dependency ratio: 6.6potential support ratio: 15.2 (2015 est.) |

Laos | total dependency ratio: 62.8youth dependency ratio: 56.6elderly dependency ratio: 6.2potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.) |

Latvia | total dependency ratio: 52.2youth dependency ratio: 22.7elderly dependency ratio: 29.5potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.) |

Lebanon | total dependency ratio: 47.3youth dependency ratio: 35.4elderly dependency ratio: 12potential support ratio: 8.3 (2015 est.) |

Lesotho | total dependency ratio: 67.3youth dependency ratio: 60.3elderly dependency ratio: 6.9potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.) |

Liberia | total dependency ratio: 82.9youth dependency ratio: 77.4elderly dependency ratio: 5.5potential support ratio: 18.2 (2015 est.) |

Libya | total dependency ratio: 52.4youth dependency ratio: 45.5elderly dependency ratio: 6.9potential support ratio: 14.5 (2015 est.) |

Lithuania | total dependency ratio: 50.1youth dependency ratio: 21.8elderly dependency ratio: 28.3potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.) |

Luxembourg | total dependency ratio: 43.7youth dependency ratio: 23.6elderly dependency ratio: 20.1potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.) |

Macau | total dependency ratio: 28.2youth dependency ratio: 16.7elderly dependency ratio: 11.5potential support ratio: 8.7 (2015 est.) |

Macedonia | total dependency ratio: 41.4youth dependency ratio: 24elderly dependency ratio: 17.4potential support ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.) |

Madagascar | total dependency ratio: 80.3youth dependency ratio: 75.2elderly dependency ratio: 5.1potential support ratio: 19.5 (2015 est.) |

Malawi | total dependency ratio: 94.5youth dependency ratio: 87.9elderly dependency ratio: 6.7potential support ratio: 14.9 (2015 est.) |

Malaysia | total dependency ratio: 43.6youth dependency ratio: 35.2elderly dependency ratio: 8.4potential support ratio: 11.9 (2015 est.) |

Maldives | total dependency ratio: 47.4youth dependency ratio: 40.5elderly dependency ratio: 6.9potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.) |

Mali | total dependency ratio: 100.2youth dependency ratio: 95.1elderly dependency ratio: 5potential support ratio: 19.8 (2015 est.) |

Malta | total dependency ratio: 50.8youth dependency ratio: 21.8elderly dependency ratio: 29potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.) |

Mauritania | total dependency ratio: 76.1youth dependency ratio: 70.5elderly dependency ratio: 5.7potential support ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.) |

Mauritius | total dependency ratio: 40.6youth dependency ratio: 27.2elderly dependency ratio: 13.4potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.) |

Mexico | total dependency ratio: 51.7youth dependency ratio: 41.9elderly dependency ratio: 9.8potential support ratio: 10.2 (2015 est.) |

Micronesia, Federated States of | total dependency ratio: 62.4youth dependency ratio: 55.3elderly dependency ratio: 7.1potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.) |

Moldova | total dependency ratio: 34.6youth dependency ratio: 21.2elderly dependency ratio: 13.4potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.) |

Mongolia | total dependency ratio: 47.6youth dependency ratio: 41.7elderly dependency ratio: 6potential support ratio: 16.7 (2015 est.) |

Montenegro | total dependency ratio: 47.7youth dependency ratio: 27.6elderly dependency ratio: 20.2potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.) |

Morocco | total dependency ratio: 50.1youth dependency ratio: 40.9elderly dependency ratio: 9.3potential support ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.) |

Mozambique | total dependency ratio: 94.8youth dependency ratio: 88.2elderly dependency ratio: 6.5potential support ratio: 15.3 (2015 est.) |

Namibia | total dependency ratio: 67.3youth dependency ratio: 61.4elderly dependency ratio: 5.9potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.) |

Nepal | total dependency ratio: 61.8youth dependency ratio: 52.9elderly dependency ratio: 9potential support ratio: 11.1 (2015 est.) |

Netherlands | total dependency ratio: 53.3youth dependency ratio: 25.3elderly dependency ratio: 27.9potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.) |

New Caledonia | total dependency ratio: 47.9youth dependency ratio: 32.9elderly dependency ratio: 15potential support ratio: 6.6 (2015 est.) |

New Zealand | total dependency ratio: 54youth dependency ratio: 31.1elderly dependency ratio: 22.9potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.) |

Nicaragua | total dependency ratio: 54.1youth dependency ratio: 46.3elderly dependency ratio: 7.8potential support ratio: 12.8 (2015 est.) |

Niger | total dependency ratio: 113youth dependency ratio: 107.5elderly dependency ratio: 5.5potential support ratio: 18.2 (2015 est.) |

Nigeria | total dependency ratio: 87.7youth dependency ratio: 82.6elderly dependency ratio: 5.1potential support ratio: 19.5 (2015 est.) |

Norway | total dependency ratio: 52.2youth dependency ratio: 27.3elderly dependency ratio: 24.9potential support ratio: 4 (2015 est.) |

Oman | total dependency ratio: 30youth dependency ratio: 26.7elderly dependency ratio: 3.4potential support ratio: 29.8 (2015 est.) |

Pakistan | total dependency ratio: 65.3youth dependency ratio: 57.9elderly dependency ratio: 7.4potential support ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.) |

Panama | total dependency ratio: 53.4youth dependency ratio: 41.7elderly dependency ratio: 11.7potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.) |

Papua New Guinea | total dependency ratio: 67.1youth dependency ratio: 62.1elderly dependency ratio: 5potential support ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.) |

Paraguay | total dependency ratio: 56.6youth dependency ratio: 47.2elderly dependency ratio: 9.4potential support ratio: 10.6 (2015 est.) |

Peru | total dependency ratio: 53.2youth dependency ratio: 42.7elderly dependency ratio: 10.5potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.) |

Philippines | total dependency ratio: 57.6youth dependency ratio: 50.3elderly dependency ratio: 7.2potential support ratio: 13.9 (2015 est.) |

Poland | total dependency ratio: 43.8youth dependency ratio: 21.5elderly dependency ratio: 22.3potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.) |

Portugal | total dependency ratio: 53.5youth dependency ratio: 21.6elderly dependency ratio: 31.9potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.) |

Puerto Rico | total dependency ratio: 50youth dependency ratio: 28.3elderly dependency ratio: 21.7potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.) |

Qatar | total dependency ratio: 20.1youth dependency ratio: 18.6elderly dependency ratio: 1.4potential support ratio: 70.4 (2015 est.) |

Romania | total dependency ratio: 48.9youth dependency ratio: 23.1elderly dependency ratio: 25.8potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.) |

Russia | total dependency ratio: 43.1youth dependency ratio: 24elderly dependency ratio: 19.1potential support ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.) |

Rwanda | total dependency ratio: 78.1youth dependency ratio: 73.1elderly dependency ratio: 5potential support ratio: 20.1 (2015 est.) |

Saint Lucia | total dependency ratio: 47.3youth dependency ratio: 34.1elderly dependency ratio: 13.3potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.) |

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines | total dependency ratio: 46.8youth dependency ratio: 36elderly dependency ratio: 10.8potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.) |

Samoa | total dependency ratio: 74youth dependency ratio: 64.9elderly dependency ratio: 9.1potential support ratio: 11 (2015 est.) |

Sao Tome and Principe | total dependency ratio: 84.2youth dependency ratio: 78.5elderly dependency ratio: 5.7potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.) |

Saudi Arabia | total dependency ratio: 45.9youth dependency ratio: 41.7elderly dependency ratio: 4.2potential support ratio: 24 (2015 est.) |

Senegal | total dependency ratio: 87.6youth dependency ratio: 82.1elderly dependency ratio: 5.5potential support ratio: 18.2 (2015 est.) |

Serbia | total dependency ratio: 50.1youth dependency ratio: 24.5elderly dependency ratio: 25.6potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.) |

Seychelles | total dependency ratio: 43.5youth dependency ratio: 33.6elderly dependency ratio: 9.9potential support ratio: 10.1 (2015 est.) |

Sierra Leone | total dependency ratio: 81.9youth dependency ratio: 77.1elderly dependency ratio: 4.9potential support ratio: 20.6 (2015 est.) |

Singapore | total dependency ratio: 37.4youth dependency ratio: 21.4elderly dependency ratio: 16.1potential support ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.) |

Slovakia | total dependency ratio: 40.8youth dependency ratio: 21.3elderly dependency ratio: 19.5potential support ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.) |

Slovenia | total dependency ratio: 48.7youth dependency ratio: 22elderly dependency ratio: 26.7potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.) |

Solomon Islands | total dependency ratio: 75.1youth dependency ratio: 69.1elderly dependency ratio: 5.9potential support ratio: 16.8 (2015 est.) |

Somalia | total dependency ratio: 98.1youth dependency ratio: 92.5elderly dependency ratio: 5.6potential support ratio: 17.9 (2015 est.) |

South Africa | total dependency ratio: 52.1youth dependency ratio: 44.5elderly dependency ratio: 7.7potential support ratio: 13.1 (2015 est.) |

South Sudan | total dependency ratio: 83.7youth dependency ratio: 77.3elderly dependency ratio: 6.4potential support ratio: 15.7 (2015 est.) |

Spain | total dependency ratio: 50.8youth dependency ratio: 22.4elderly dependency ratio: 28.3potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.) |

Sri Lanka | total dependency ratio: 51.2youth dependency ratio: 37.2elderly dependency ratio: 14.1potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.) |

Sudan | total dependency ratio: 78youth dependency ratio: 72.1elderly dependency ratio: 5.9potential support ratio: 16.9 (2015 est.) |

Suriname | total dependency ratio: 50.8youth dependency ratio: 40.4elderly dependency ratio: 10.4potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.) |

Swaziland | total dependency ratio: 69.3youth dependency ratio: 63.2elderly dependency ratio: 6.1potential support ratio: 16.5 (2015 est.) |

Sweden | total dependency ratio: 59.3youth dependency ratio: 27.5elderly dependency ratio: 31.8potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.) |

Switzerland | total dependency ratio: 48.8youth dependency ratio: 22elderly dependency ratio: 26.9potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.) |

Syria | total dependency ratio: 70youth dependency ratio: 63.1elderly dependency ratio: 6.9potential support ratio: 14.5 (2015 est.) |

Tajikistan | total dependency ratio: 60.9youth dependency ratio: 56elderly dependency ratio: 4.8potential support ratio: 20.7 (2015 est.) |

Tanzania | total dependency ratio: 93.8youth dependency ratio: 87.6elderly dependency ratio: 6.2potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.) |

Thailand | total dependency ratio: 39.2youth dependency ratio: 24.7elderly dependency ratio: 14.6potential support ratio: 6.9 (2015 est.) |

Togo | total dependency ratio: 81.8youth dependency ratio: 76.8elderly dependency ratio: 5potential support ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.) |

Tonga | total dependency ratio: 74.3youth dependency ratio: 64.1elderly dependency ratio: 10.2potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.) |

Trinidad and Tobago | total dependency ratio: 43.2youth dependency ratio: 29.8elderly dependency ratio: 13.5potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.) |

Tunisia | total dependency ratio: 44.8youth dependency ratio: 33.8elderly dependency ratio: 11potential support ratio: 9.1 (2015 est.) |

Turkey | total dependency ratio: 49.7youth dependency ratio: 38.4elderly dependency ratio: 11.3potential support ratio: 8.9 (2015 est.) |

Turkmenistan | total dependency ratio: 47.9youth dependency ratio: 41.7elderly dependency ratio: 6.1potential support ratio: 16.3 (2015 est.) |

Uganda | total dependency ratio: 102.3youth dependency ratio: 97.3elderly dependency ratio: 5potential support ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.) |

Ukraine | total dependency ratio: 43.3youth dependency ratio: 21.4elderly dependency ratio: 21.9potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.) |

United Arab Emirates | total dependency ratio: 17.8youth dependency ratio: 16.4elderly dependency ratio: 1.3potential support ratio: 74.6 (2015 est.) |

United Kingdom | total dependency ratio: 55.1youth dependency ratio: 27.6elderly dependency ratio: 27.6potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.) |

United States | total dependency ratio: 50.9youth dependency ratio: 28.6elderly dependency ratio: 22.3potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.) |

Uruguay | total dependency ratio: 55.9youth dependency ratio: 33.4elderly dependency ratio: 22.5potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.) |

Uzbekistan | total dependency ratio: 49.7youth dependency ratio: 42.7elderly dependency ratio: 7potential support ratio: 14.3 (2015 est.) |

Vanuatu | total dependency ratio: 68.7youth dependency ratio: 61.6elderly dependency ratio: 7.1potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.) |

Venezuela | total dependency ratio: 52.4youth dependency ratio: 42.8elderly dependency ratio: 9.5potential support ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.) |

Vietnam | total dependency ratio: 42.5youth dependency ratio: 32.9elderly dependency ratio: 9.6potential support ratio: 10.4 (2015 est.) |

Virgin Islands | total dependency ratio: 61.2youth dependency ratio: 32.8elderly dependency ratio: 28.4potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.) |

West Bank | total dependency ratio: 76youth dependency ratio: 70.8elderly dependency ratio: 5.2potential support ratio: 19.2note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015 est.) |

Western Sahara | total dependency ratio: 40.2youth dependency ratio: 36.1elderly dependency ratio: 4.1potential support ratio: 24.4 (2015 est.) |

World | total dependency ratio: 52.3youth dependency ratio: 39.7elderly dependency ratio: 12.6potential support ratio: 7.9 (2015 est.) |

Yemen | total dependency ratio: 75.6youth dependency ratio: 70.7elderly dependency ratio: 4.9potential support ratio: 20.4 (2015 est.) |

Zambia | total dependency ratio: 95.4youth dependency ratio: 89.7elderly dependency ratio: 5.7potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.) |

Zimbabwe | total dependency ratio: 80.4youth dependency ratio: 75elderly dependency ratio: 5.3potential support ratio: 18.7 (2015 est.) |

Source: CIA Factbook