Nepal - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 61.84 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 85.18 in 1990 and 61.84 in 2015.

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 74.86
1961 75.69
1962 76.83
1963 78.02
1964 78.79
1965 78.93
1966 79.50
1967 79.46
1968 79.01
1969 78.48
1970 78.02
1971 78.30
1972 78.46
1973 78.55
1974 78.60
1975 78.60
1976 79.25
1977 79.80
1978 80.25
1979 80.58
1980 80.80
1981 81.62
1982 82.21
1983 82.63
1984 82.93
1985 83.14
1986 83.88
1987 84.44
1988 84.85
1989 85.09
1990 85.18
1991 85.06
1992 84.70
1993 84.14
1994 83.43
1995 82.61
1996 82.50
1997 82.32
1998 82.06
1999 81.68
2000 81.14
2001 80.77
2002 80.41
2003 80.03
2004 79.64
2005 79.20
2006 77.88
2007 76.65
2008 75.47
2009 74.23
2010 72.84
2011 70.60
2012 68.21
2013 65.83
2014 63.68
2015 61.84

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 8.98 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.98 in 2015 and a minimum value of 4.43 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 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 4.43
1961 4.56
1962 4.66
1963 4.74
1964 4.80
1965 4.84
1966 4.96
1967 5.06
1968 5.13
1969 5.18
1970 5.22
1971 5.34
1972 5.43
1973 5.51
1974 5.57
1975 5.60
1976 5.72
1977 5.80
1978 5.87
1979 5.91
1980 5.94
1981 6.03
1982 6.10
1983 6.15
1984 6.19
1985 6.22
1986 6.32
1987 6.40
1988 6.47
1989 6.51
1990 6.53
1991 6.59
1992 6.63
1993 6.65
1994 6.64
1995 6.63
1996 6.69
1997 6.74
1998 6.77
1999 6.80
2000 6.83
2001 6.99
2002 7.16
2003 7.36
2004 7.58
2005 7.83
2006 7.98
2007 8.14
2008 8.30
2009 8.45
2010 8.59
2011 8.63
2012 8.67
2013 8.72
2014 8.82
2015 8.98

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 52.86 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 78.64 in 1990 and a minimum value of 52.86 in 2015.

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 70.43
1961 71.13
1962 72.17
1963 73.28
1964 73.99
1965 74.09
1966 74.53
1967 74.39
1968 73.88
1969 73.29
1970 72.80
1971 72.97
1972 73.02
1973 73.04
1974 73.03
1975 73.00
1976 73.54
1977 74.00
1978 74.38
1979 74.67
1980 74.86
1981 75.59
1982 76.11
1983 76.48
1984 76.74
1985 76.92
1986 77.56
1987 78.04
1988 78.38
1989 78.58
1990 78.64
1991 78.47
1992 78.07
1993 77.50
1994 76.79
1995 75.99
1996 75.81
1997 75.58
1998 75.29
1999 74.88
2000 74.31
2001 73.79
2002 73.24
2003 72.67
2004 72.05
2005 71.37
2006 69.89
2007 68.51
2008 67.17
2009 65.78
2010 64.25
2011 61.97
2012 59.54
2013 57.11
2014 54.86
2015 52.86

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population