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 38.85 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 97.02 in 1989 and 38.85 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 84.07
1961 85.77
1962 87.31
1963 88.64
1964 89.69
1965 90.42
1966 90.82
1967 90.92
1968 90.78
1969 90.45
1970 90.00
1971 89.46
1972 88.87
1973 88.26
1974 87.62
1975 87.01
1976 86.38
1977 85.79
1978 85.43
1979 85.51
1980 86.15
1981 87.32
1982 88.89
1983 90.68
1984 92.44
1985 93.99
1986 95.29
1987 96.30
1988 96.91
1989 97.02
1990 96.55
1991 95.51
1992 93.90
1993 91.71
1994 88.95
1995 85.66
1996 82.01
1997 78.09
1998 73.95
1999 69.62
2000 65.16
2001 60.57
2002 55.99
2003 51.73
2004 48.07
2005 45.18
2006 43.03
2007 41.51
2008 40.48
2009 39.76
2010 39.23
2011 38.85

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Iran was 7.30 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.69 in 1960 and a minimum value of 5.55 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.

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Year Value
1960 7.69
1961 7.53
1962 7.38
1963 7.23
1964 7.09
1965 6.96
1966 6.84
1967 6.73
1968 6.63
1969 6.53
1970 6.44
1971 6.36
1972 6.29
1973 6.22
1974 6.14
1975 6.04
1976 5.94
1977 5.83
1978 5.73
1979 5.65
1980 5.60
1981 5.56
1982 5.55
1983 5.57
1984 5.64
1985 5.75
1986 5.91
1987 6.11
1988 6.33
1989 6.54
1990 6.73
1991 6.89
1992 7.03
1993 7.15
1994 7.24
1995 7.31
1996 7.35
1997 7.36
1998 7.36
1999 7.36
2000 7.38
2001 7.40
2002 7.44
2003 7.47
2004 7.48
2005 7.47
2006 7.44
2007 7.39
2008 7.34
2009 7.30
2010 7.28
2011 7.30

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Iran was 31.56 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 90.58 in 1988 and a minimum value of 31.56 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 76.39
1961 78.24
1962 79.93
1963 81.41
1964 82.60
1965 83.46
1966 83.98
1967 84.19
1968 84.15
1969 83.92
1970 83.55
1971 83.10
1972 82.58
1973 82.04
1974 81.49
1975 80.96
1976 80.44
1977 79.95
1978 79.69
1979 79.86
1980 80.55
1981 81.76
1982 83.34
1983 85.10
1984 86.80
1985 88.24
1986 89.37
1987 90.18
1988 90.58
1989 90.47
1990 89.82
1991 88.62
1992 86.87
1993 84.56
1994 81.70
1995 78.35
1996 74.66
1997 70.72
1998 66.59
1999 62.26
2000 57.78
2001 53.17
2002 48.56
2003 44.26
2004 40.59
2005 37.70
2006 35.60
2007 34.13
2008 33.14
2009 32.46
2010 31.94
2011 31.56

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population