Samoa - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 75.09 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 116.16 in 1966 and 75.09 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 106.47
1961 108.19
1962 110.39
1963 112.69
1964 114.60
1965 115.79
1966 116.16
1967 115.86
1968 115.16
1969 114.40
1970 113.78
1971 113.38
1972 113.07
1973 112.62
1974 111.71
1975 110.14
1976 107.89
1977 105.13
1978 102.07
1979 98.99
1980 96.08
1981 93.40
1982 90.93
1983 88.68
1984 86.64
1985 84.80
1986 83.15
1987 81.70
1988 80.53
1989 79.70
1990 79.27
1991 79.26
1992 79.60
1993 80.17
1994 80.81
1995 81.37
1996 81.83
1997 82.20
1998 82.45
1999 82.54
2000 82.47
2001 82.21
2002 81.77
2003 81.20
2004 80.55
2005 79.87
2006 79.18
2007 78.46
2008 77.76
2009 77.08
2010 76.45
2011 75.88
2012 75.36
2013 75.09

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 9.00 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.00 in 2013 and a minimum value of 4.14 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 4.14
1961 4.20
1962 4.35
1963 4.53
1964 4.69
1965 4.81
1966 4.87
1967 4.89
1968 4.89
1969 4.89
1970 4.91
1971 4.95
1972 5.01
1973 5.08
1974 5.15
1975 5.20
1976 5.26
1977 5.32
1978 5.37
1979 5.41
1980 5.44
1981 5.45
1982 5.44
1983 5.44
1984 5.50
1985 5.62
1986 5.82
1987 6.09
1988 6.39
1989 6.67
1990 6.91
1991 7.10
1992 7.24
1993 7.35
1994 7.46
1995 7.56
1996 7.68
1997 7.80
1998 7.92
1999 8.04
2000 8.16
2001 8.28
2002 8.40
2003 8.52
2004 8.62
2005 8.70
2006 8.77
2007 8.82
2008 8.86
2009 8.89
2010 8.91
2011 8.92
2012 8.94
2013 9.00

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 66.09 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 111.28 in 1966 and a minimum value of 66.09 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 102.33
1961 103.99
1962 106.04
1963 108.16
1964 109.90
1965 110.98
1966 111.28
1967 110.97
1968 110.27
1969 109.51
1970 108.87
1971 108.43
1972 108.07
1973 107.55
1974 106.56
1975 104.93
1976 102.63
1977 99.81
1978 96.69
1979 93.58
1980 90.64
1981 87.96
1982 85.49
1983 83.24
1984 81.14
1985 79.18
1986 77.33
1987 75.61
1988 74.14
1989 73.03
1990 72.36
1991 72.16
1992 72.36
1993 72.82
1994 73.35
1995 73.81
1996 74.15
1997 74.41
1998 74.53
1999 74.50
2000 74.30
2001 73.92
2002 73.37
2003 72.68
2004 71.93
2005 71.17
2006 70.41
2007 69.64
2008 68.89
2009 68.18
2010 67.54
2011 66.95
2012 66.43
2013 66.09

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population