Iraq - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 85.58 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 102.96 in 1980 and 82.75 in 1960.

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 82.75
1961 84.69
1962 87.01
1963 89.41
1964 91.49
1965 92.99
1966 93.79
1967 94.06
1968 94.10
1969 94.30
1970 94.90
1971 95.95
1972 97.32
1973 98.82
1974 100.19
1975 101.27
1976 102.02
1977 102.52
1978 102.80
1979 102.93
1980 102.96
1981 102.85
1982 102.62
1983 102.33
1984 102.07
1985 101.89
1986 101.83
1987 101.83
1988 101.75
1989 101.38
1990 100.62
1991 99.47
1992 98.05
1993 96.50
1994 95.00
1995 93.67
1996 92.50
1997 91.46
1998 90.59
1999 89.94
2000 89.51
2001 89.30
2002 89.25
2003 89.27
2004 89.27
2005 89.17
2006 88.96
2007 88.65
2008 88.19
2009 87.53
2010 86.67
2011 85.58

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 5.95 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.44 in 1975 and a minimum value of 5.74 in 1960.

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 5.74
1961 6.01
1962 6.29
1963 6.57
1964 6.83
1965 7.08
1966 7.29
1967 7.47
1968 7.63
1969 7.78
1970 7.92
1971 8.06
1972 8.20
1973 8.32
1974 8.40
1975 8.44
1976 8.42
1977 8.37
1978 8.30
1979 8.21
1980 8.14
1981 8.08
1982 8.03
1983 7.98
1984 7.94
1985 7.90
1986 7.87
1987 7.84
1988 7.82
1989 7.79
1990 7.75
1991 7.70
1992 7.65
1993 7.60
1994 7.54
1995 7.48
1996 7.41
1997 7.34
1998 7.27
1999 7.20
2000 7.15
2001 7.10
2002 7.05
2003 7.01
2004 6.94
2005 6.84
2006 6.71
2007 6.57
2008 6.42
2009 6.26
2010 6.10
2011 5.95

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 79.63 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 94.81 in 1980 and a minimum value of 77.01 in 1960.

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 77.01
1961 78.68
1962 80.72
1963 82.84
1964 84.66
1965 85.91
1966 86.50
1967 86.59
1968 86.47
1969 86.52
1970 86.99
1971 87.89
1972 89.12
1973 90.50
1974 91.79
1975 92.83
1976 93.60
1977 94.15
1978 94.51
1979 94.72
1980 94.81
1981 94.77
1982 94.59
1983 94.35
1984 94.13
1985 93.99
1986 93.96
1987 93.99
1988 93.93
1989 93.60
1990 92.87
1991 91.77
1992 90.39
1993 88.90
1994 87.47
1995 86.20
1996 85.09
1997 84.12
1998 83.32
1999 82.74
2000 82.37
2001 82.20
2002 82.19
2003 82.27
2004 82.34
2005 82.33
2006 82.25
2007 82.08
2008 81.77
2009 81.27
2010 80.56
2011 79.63

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population