Japan - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Japan was 57.90 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 57.90 in 2011 and 43.08 in 1992.

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 55.95
1961 54.04
1962 52.05
1963 50.13
1964 48.46
1965 47.15
1966 46.21
1967 45.58
1968 45.25
1969 45.16
1970 45.25
1971 45.53
1972 45.98
1973 46.52
1974 47.06
1975 47.53
1976 47.91
1977 48.18
1978 48.35
1979 48.42
1980 48.38
1981 48.25
1982 48.02
1983 47.68
1984 47.23
1985 46.67
1986 46.00
1987 45.24
1988 44.49
1989 43.85
1990 43.39
1991 43.14
1992 43.08
1993 43.19
1994 43.43
1995 43.75
1996 44.17
1997 44.68
1998 45.28
1999 45.94
2000 46.64
2001 47.38
2002 48.15
2003 48.96
2004 49.83
2005 50.75
2006 51.71
2007 52.71
2008 53.79
2009 55.00
2010 56.36
2011 57.90

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Japan was 36.93 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36.93 in 2011 and a minimum value of 8.93 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.

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Year Value
1960 8.93
1961 8.97
1962 9.01
1963 9.05
1964 9.13
1965 9.23
1966 9.37
1967 9.55
1968 9.75
1969 9.98
1970 10.21
1971 10.46
1972 10.73
1973 11.01
1974 11.31
1975 11.63
1976 11.97
1977 12.34
1978 12.72
1979 13.08
1980 13.42
1981 13.74
1982 14.04
1983 14.33
1984 14.63
1985 14.96
1986 15.31
1987 15.70
1988 16.12
1989 16.60
1990 17.13
1991 17.73
1992 18.40
1993 19.12
1994 19.89
1995 20.69
1996 21.54
1997 22.42
1998 23.34
1999 24.27
2000 25.20
2001 26.12
2002 27.05
2003 27.99
2004 28.94
2005 29.92
2006 30.92
2007 31.94
2008 33.01
2009 34.17
2010 35.47
2011 36.93

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Japan was 20.97 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 47.02 in 1960 and a minimum value of 20.78 in 2007.

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 47.02
1961 45.07
1962 43.04
1963 41.08
1964 39.34
1965 37.92
1966 36.83
1967 36.03
1968 35.50
1969 35.18
1970 35.04
1971 35.07
1972 35.25
1973 35.52
1974 35.76
1975 35.90
1976 35.93
1977 35.84
1978 35.64
1979 35.34
1980 34.96
1981 34.51
1982 33.98
1983 33.35
1984 32.60
1985 31.71
1986 30.68
1987 29.54
1988 28.37
1989 27.25
1990 26.26
1991 25.41
1992 24.69
1993 24.08
1994 23.54
1995 23.06
1996 22.63
1997 22.26
1998 21.94
1999 21.67
2000 21.45
2001 21.25
2002 21.10
2003 20.97
2004 20.88
2005 20.82
2006 20.79
2007 20.78
2008 20.79
2009 20.83
2010 20.89
2011 20.97

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population