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 66.10 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 84.23 in 1989 and 66.10 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 71.92
1961 72.52
1962 73.30
1963 74.17
1964 75.02
1965 75.79
1966 76.44
1967 77.01
1968 77.50
1969 77.93
1970 78.32
1971 78.68
1972 78.99
1973 79.28
1974 79.54
1975 79.79
1976 80.03
1977 80.27
1978 80.50
1979 80.74
1980 80.99
1981 81.23
1982 81.46
1983 81.72
1984 82.03
1985 82.42
1986 82.91
1987 83.45
1988 83.94
1989 84.23
1990 84.21
1991 83.88
1992 83.30
1993 82.58
1994 81.85
1995 81.20
1996 80.63
1997 80.11
1998 79.67
1999 79.33
2000 79.09
2001 78.95
2002 78.88
2003 78.78
2004 78.55
2005 78.11
2006 77.46
2007 76.60
2008 75.51
2009 74.15
2010 72.50
2011 70.59
2012 68.48
2013 66.10

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 8.54 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.54 in 2013 and a minimum value of 4.70 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 4.70
1961 4.79
1962 4.87
1963 4.96
1964 5.04
1965 5.13
1966 5.21
1967 5.29
1968 5.37
1969 5.44
1970 5.51
1971 5.58
1972 5.64
1973 5.70
1974 5.75
1975 5.80
1976 5.85
1977 5.89
1978 5.93
1979 5.97
1980 6.00
1981 6.04
1982 6.07
1983 6.11
1984 6.14
1985 6.19
1986 6.24
1987 6.29
1988 6.35
1989 6.40
1990 6.44
1991 6.48
1992 6.52
1993 6.55
1994 6.57
1995 6.58
1996 6.58
1997 6.57
1998 6.58
1999 6.63
2000 6.74
2001 6.91
2002 7.13
2003 7.38
2004 7.62
2005 7.84
2006 8.02
2007 8.18
2008 8.32
2009 8.42
2010 8.49
2011 8.53
2012 8.54
2013 8.54

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 57.56 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 77.83 in 1989 and a minimum value of 57.56 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 67.22
1961 67.74
1962 68.43
1963 69.21
1964 69.98
1965 70.66
1966 71.24
1967 71.72
1968 72.13
1969 72.49
1970 72.81
1971 73.10
1972 73.35
1973 73.58
1974 73.79
1975 73.99
1976 74.18
1977 74.38
1978 74.57
1979 74.78
1980 74.99
1981 75.19
1982 75.39
1983 75.61
1984 75.88
1985 76.23
1986 76.67
1987 77.16
1988 77.59
1989 77.83
1990 77.77
1991 77.40
1992 76.78
1993 76.03
1994 75.28
1995 74.62
1996 74.05
1997 73.54
1998 73.09
1999 72.70
2000 72.35
2001 72.04
2002 71.75
2003 71.40
2004 70.93
2005 70.27
2006 69.43
2007 68.42
2008 67.19
2009 65.73
2010 64.01
2011 62.06
2012 59.94
2013 57.56

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population