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 76.22 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 103.93 in 1979 and 76.22 in 2013.

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 80.39
1961 82.24
1962 84.46
1963 86.82
1964 88.96
1965 90.65
1966 91.79
1967 92.50
1968 93.02
1969 93.67
1970 94.64
1971 95.96
1972 97.53
1973 99.17
1974 100.68
1975 101.89
1976 102.79
1977 103.44
1978 103.82
1979 103.93
1980 103.79
1981 103.38
1982 102.72
1983 101.97
1984 101.29
1985 100.78
1986 100.49
1987 100.34
1988 100.16
1989 99.72
1990 98.90
1991 97.69
1992 96.21
1993 94.59
1994 93.02
1995 91.59
1996 90.32
1997 89.17
1998 88.13
1999 87.20
2000 86.35
2001 85.57
2002 84.85
2003 84.19
2004 83.62
2005 83.14
2006 82.75
2007 82.43
2008 82.03
2009 81.42
2010 80.51
2011 79.28
2012 77.83
2013 76.22

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 5.63 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.44 in 1977 and a minimum value of 5.62 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 5.62
1961 5.88
1962 6.15
1963 6.43
1964 6.69
1965 6.94
1966 7.15
1967 7.34
1968 7.51
1969 7.66
1970 7.81
1971 7.96
1972 8.11
1973 8.24
1974 8.34
1975 8.41
1976 8.44
1977 8.44
1978 8.42
1979 8.38
1980 8.34
1981 8.29
1982 8.24
1983 8.19
1984 8.13
1985 8.06
1986 8.00
1987 7.93
1988 7.86
1989 7.77
1990 7.66
1991 7.53
1992 7.39
1993 7.26
1994 7.13
1995 7.01
1996 6.91
1997 6.82
1998 6.74
1999 6.66
2000 6.60
2001 6.53
2002 6.47
2003 6.42
2004 6.37
2005 6.33
2006 6.29
2007 6.27
2008 6.24
2009 6.18
2010 6.08
2011 5.95
2012 5.79
2013 5.63

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 70.59 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 95.55 in 1979 and a minimum value of 70.59 in 2013.

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 74.78
1961 76.36
1962 78.31
1963 80.39
1964 82.27
1965 83.71
1966 84.64
1967 85.16
1968 85.51
1969 86.01
1970 86.82
1971 88.00
1972 89.42
1973 90.94
1974 92.34
1975 93.48
1976 94.36
1977 95.00
1978 95.40
1979 95.55
1980 95.45
1981 95.08
1982 94.48
1983 93.78
1984 93.16
1985 92.72
1986 92.49
1987 92.41
1988 92.30
1989 91.95
1990 91.24
1991 90.16
1992 88.81
1993 87.34
1994 85.89
1995 84.58
1996 83.41
1997 82.35
1998 81.40
1999 80.54
2000 79.76
2001 79.04
2002 78.37
2003 77.77
2004 77.25
2005 76.81
2006 76.46
2007 76.16
2008 75.80
2009 75.24
2010 74.42
2011 73.33
2012 72.04
2013 70.59

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population