Cape Verde - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Cape Verde was 58.06 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 113.20 in 1967 and 58.06 in 2011.

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.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from various sources including census reports, the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects, national statistical offices, household surveys conducted by national agencies, and ICF International.

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Year Value
1960 88.11
1961 93.02
1962 98.46
1963 103.87
1964 108.42
1965 111.56
1966 113.08
1967 113.20
1968 112.27
1969 110.77
1970 109.08
1971 107.21
1972 105.22
1973 103.43
1974 102.18
1975 101.62
1976 101.89
1977 102.89
1978 104.22
1979 105.21
1980 105.34
1981 104.38
1982 102.62
1983 100.62
1984 99.02
1985 98.18
1986 98.15
1987 98.72
1988 99.62
1989 100.48
1990 100.97
1991 101.02
1992 100.69
1993 100.04
1994 99.13
1995 98.00
1996 96.67
1997 95.12
1998 93.31
1999 91.23
2000 88.88
2001 86.29
2002 83.52
2003 80.62
2004 77.66
2005 74.69
2006 71.72
2007 68.78
2008 65.91
2009 63.14
2010 60.52
2011 58.06

Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population)

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Cape Verde was 9.18 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.83 in 1980 and a minimum value of 8.30 in 1970.

Definition: Age dependency ratio, old, is the ratio of older dependents--people 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.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from various sources including census reports, the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects, national statistical offices, household surveys conducted by national agencies, and ICF International.

See also:

Year Value
1960 9.00
1961 8.89
1962 8.88
1963 8.92
1964 8.94
1965 8.89
1966 8.77
1967 8.60
1968 8.42
1969 8.31
1970 8.30
1971 8.37
1972 8.52
1973 8.72
1974 8.96
1975 9.23
1976 9.56
1977 9.95
1978 10.35
1979 10.67
1980 10.83
1981 10.80
1982 10.61
1983 10.34
1984 10.08
1985 9.89
1986 9.77
1987 9.70
1988 9.67
1989 9.67
1990 9.68
1991 9.71
1992 9.74
1993 9.79
1994 9.84
1995 9.88
1996 9.92
1997 9.94
1998 9.97
1999 10.00
2000 10.03
2001 10.08
2002 10.12
2003 10.16
2004 10.16
2005 10.13
2006 10.07
2007 9.99
2008 9.88
2009 9.71
2010 9.48
2011 9.18

Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population)

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Cape Verde was 48.88 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 104.60 in 1967 and a minimum value of 48.88 in 2011.

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

Source: World Bank staff estimates from various sources including census reports, the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects, national statistical offices, household surveys conducted by national agencies, and ICF International.

See also:

Year Value
1960 79.11
1961 84.13
1962 89.59
1963 94.95
1964 99.49
1965 102.66
1966 104.30
1967 104.60
1968 103.84
1969 102.46
1970 100.78
1971 98.84
1972 96.70
1973 94.72
1974 93.23
1975 92.39
1976 92.33
1977 92.94
1978 93.87
1979 94.54
1980 94.51
1981 93.58
1982 92.01
1983 90.28
1984 88.94
1985 88.29
1986 88.38
1987 89.02
1988 89.95
1989 90.81
1990 91.28
1991 91.31
1992 90.95
1993 90.25
1994 89.29
1995 88.12
1996 86.76
1997 85.17
1998 83.35
1999 81.24
2000 78.85
2001 76.22
2002 73.40
2003 70.47
2004 67.50
2005 64.56
2006 61.65
2007 58.79
2008 56.03
2009 53.44
2010 51.05
2011 48.88

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population