Iran - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Iran was 41.04 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 95.48 in 1988 and 40.40 in 2010.

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 88.22
1961 89.91
1962 91.44
1963 92.67
1964 93.49
1965 93.82
1966 93.66
1967 93.08
1968 92.25
1969 91.32
1970 90.44
1971 89.64
1972 88.93
1973 88.30
1974 87.76
1975 87.30
1976 86.90
1977 86.58
1978 86.48
1979 86.74
1980 87.41
1981 88.48
1982 89.82
1983 91.28
1984 92.66
1985 93.80
1986 94.68
1987 95.25
1988 95.48
1989 95.32
1990 94.71
1991 93.69
1992 92.21
1993 90.20
1994 87.56
1995 84.33
1996 80.63
1997 76.62
1998 72.41
1999 68.04
2000 63.59
2001 59.07
2002 54.61
2003 50.49
2004 47.04
2005 44.40
2006 42.57
2007 41.42
2008 40.79
2009 40.50
2010 40.40
2011 40.46
2012 40.70
2013 41.04

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Iran was 7.46 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.54 in 1960 and a minimum value of 5.51 in 1982.

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 7.54
1961 7.38
1962 7.23
1963 7.08
1964 6.94
1965 6.81
1966 6.68
1967 6.56
1968 6.46
1969 6.36
1970 6.27
1971 6.20
1972 6.14
1973 6.08
1974 6.01
1975 5.93
1976 5.84
1977 5.75
1978 5.66
1979 5.59
1980 5.54
1981 5.52
1982 5.51
1983 5.52
1984 5.58
1985 5.67
1986 5.81
1987 5.97
1988 6.15
1989 6.32
1990 6.47
1991 6.60
1992 6.72
1993 6.82
1994 6.90
1995 6.94
1996 6.94
1997 6.92
1998 6.89
1999 6.87
2000 6.88
2001 6.91
2002 6.96
2003 7.02
2004 7.07
2005 7.11
2006 7.13
2007 7.15
2008 7.17
2009 7.20
2010 7.24
2011 7.30
2012 7.38
2013 7.46

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Iran was 33.58 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 89.34 in 1988 and a minimum value of 33.16 in 2010.

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 80.68
1961 82.54
1962 84.21
1963 85.59
1964 86.55
1965 87.01
1966 86.97
1967 86.52
1968 85.79
1969 84.96
1970 84.16
1971 83.44
1972 82.79
1973 82.23
1974 81.75
1975 81.37
1976 81.05
1977 80.83
1978 80.82
1979 81.14
1980 81.87
1981 82.96
1982 84.32
1983 85.75
1984 87.08
1985 88.13
1986 88.87
1987 89.28
1988 89.34
1989 89.00
1990 88.25
1991 87.08
1992 85.49
1993 83.37
1994 80.67
1995 77.39
1996 73.69
1997 69.70
1998 65.52
1999 61.16
2000 56.71
2001 52.16
2002 47.65
2003 43.47
2004 39.97
2005 37.29
2006 35.43
2007 34.26
2008 33.62
2009 33.30
2010 33.16
2011 33.16
2012 33.32
2013 33.58

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population