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 40.19 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 96.68 in 1988 and 39.45 in 2012.

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 using the World Bank's population and age distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. The World Bank's population estimates are from various sources including the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects; census reports and statistical publications from national statistical offices; Eurostat's Demographic Statistics; United Nations Statistical Division, Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years); U.S. Census Bureau: International Database; and Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 87.78
1961 89.40
1962 91.05
1963 92.46
1964 93.25
1965 93.29
1966 93.66
1967 93.26
1968 92.34
1969 91.23
1970 90.13
1971 89.59
1972 88.94
1973 88.26
1974 87.58
1975 86.97
1976 86.71
1977 86.53
1978 86.45
1979 86.56
1980 86.93
1981 88.28
1982 89.71
1983 91.17
1984 92.53
1985 93.64
1986 95.33
1987 96.36
1988 96.68
1989 96.25
1990 95.03
1991 93.93
1992 92.37
1993 90.34
1994 87.87
1995 85.05
1996 80.84
1997 76.63
1998 72.48
1999 68.40
2000 64.36
2001 60.17
2002 56.00
2003 51.92
2004 48.13
2005 44.84
2006 43.08
2007 41.69
2008 40.69
2009 40.04
2010 39.65
2011 39.47
2012 39.45
2013 39.58
2014 39.84
2015 40.19

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Iran was 7.10 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.54 in 1960 and a minimum value of 5.56 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 using the World Bank's population and age distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. The World Bank's population estimates are from various sources including the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects; census reports and statistical publications from national statistical offices; Eurostat's Demographic Statistics; United Nations Statistical Division, Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years); U.S. Census Bureau: International Database; and Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 7.54
1961 7.45
1962 7.33
1963 7.18
1964 7.00
1965 6.81
1966 6.75
1967 6.67
1968 6.55
1969 6.43
1970 6.29
1971 6.26
1972 6.22
1973 6.16
1974 6.06
1975 5.95
1976 5.90
1977 5.82
1978 5.74
1979 5.65
1980 5.56
1981 5.56
1982 5.56
1983 5.57
1984 5.61
1985 5.70
1986 5.88
1987 6.07
1988 6.25
1989 6.40
1990 6.51
1991 6.65
1992 6.76
1993 6.85
1994 6.93
1995 6.99
1996 7.00
1997 6.99
1998 6.97
1999 6.95
2000 6.92
2001 6.97
2002 7.02
2003 7.07
2004 7.11
2005 7.14
2006 7.08
2007 7.02
2008 6.96
2009 6.92
2010 6.89
2011 6.86
2012 6.85
2013 6.87
2014 6.95
2015 7.10

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Iran was 33.10 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 90.43 in 1988 and a minimum value of 32.60 in 2012.

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 using the World Bank's population and age distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. The World Bank's population estimates are from various sources including the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects; census reports and statistical publications from national statistical offices; Eurostat's Demographic Statistics; United Nations Statistical Division, Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years); U.S. Census Bureau: International Database; and Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 80.24
1961 81.95
1962 83.72
1963 85.28
1964 86.25
1965 86.48
1966 86.91
1967 86.60
1968 85.78
1969 84.81
1970 83.85
1971 83.33
1972 82.72
1973 82.10
1974 81.52
1975 81.02
1976 80.81
1977 80.71
1978 80.72
1979 80.91
1980 81.36
1981 82.71
1982 84.15
1983 85.60
1984 86.92
1985 87.94
1986 89.45
1987 90.29
1988 90.43
1989 89.84
1990 88.51
1991 87.28
1992 85.61
1993 83.49
1994 80.94
1995 78.05
1996 73.85
1997 69.64
1998 65.51
1999 61.45
2000 57.44
2001 53.20
2002 48.98
2003 44.85
2004 41.02
2005 37.70
2006 36.00
2007 34.67
2008 33.73
2009 33.12
2010 32.76
2011 32.61
2012 32.60
2013 32.70
2014 32.89
2015 33.10

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population