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 65.92 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 84.01 in 1987 and 65.92 in 2011.

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 73.35
1961 73.88
1962 74.59
1963 75.40
1964 76.23
1965 77.01
1966 77.70
1967 78.34
1968 78.91
1969 79.45
1970 79.95
1971 80.43
1972 80.87
1973 81.27
1974 81.64
1975 81.97
1976 82.28
1977 82.55
1978 82.80
1979 83.03
1980 83.23
1981 83.42
1982 83.58
1983 83.73
1984 83.84
1985 83.93
1986 83.99
1987 84.01
1988 84.00
1989 83.96
1990 83.90
1991 83.80
1992 83.66
1993 83.48
1994 83.25
1995 82.97
1996 82.62
1997 82.21
1998 81.72
1999 81.16
2000 80.50
2001 79.77
2002 78.95
2003 78.02
2004 76.94
2005 75.69
2006 74.28
2007 72.74
2008 71.11
2009 69.41
2010 67.67
2011 65.92

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 7.01 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.01 in 2011 and a minimum value of 4.61 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 4.61
1961 4.69
1962 4.77
1963 4.84
1964 4.92
1965 4.99
1966 5.06
1967 5.13
1968 5.20
1969 5.27
1970 5.34
1971 5.40
1972 5.46
1973 5.51
1974 5.56
1975 5.61
1976 5.65
1977 5.69
1978 5.72
1979 5.75
1980 5.78
1981 5.81
1982 5.83
1983 5.86
1984 5.88
1985 5.91
1986 5.94
1987 5.97
1988 6.01
1989 6.04
1990 6.06
1991 6.08
1992 6.10
1993 6.11
1994 6.13
1995 6.16
1996 6.20
1997 6.24
1998 6.29
1999 6.34
2000 6.39
2001 6.45
2002 6.50
2003 6.55
2004 6.62
2005 6.68
2006 6.75
2007 6.83
2008 6.90
2009 6.96
2010 7.00
2011 7.01

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Nepal was 58.91 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 78.05 in 1986 and a minimum value of 58.91 in 2011.

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 68.74
1961 69.19
1962 69.82
1963 70.56
1964 71.32
1965 72.02
1966 72.64
1967 73.20
1968 73.71
1969 74.17
1970 74.62
1971 75.03
1972 75.41
1973 75.75
1974 76.07
1975 76.36
1976 76.63
1977 76.86
1978 77.08
1979 77.27
1980 77.45
1981 77.61
1982 77.75
1983 77.87
1984 77.96
1985 78.02
1986 78.05
1987 78.04
1988 78.00
1989 77.93
1990 77.84
1991 77.72
1992 77.57
1993 77.37
1994 77.12
1995 76.81
1996 76.43
1997 75.97
1998 75.44
1999 74.82
2000 74.11
2001 73.33
2002 72.45
2003 71.46
2004 70.32
2005 69.01
2006 67.53
2007 65.91
2008 64.20
2009 62.45
2010 60.68
2011 58.91

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population