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 73.99 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 116.86 in 1967 and 73.99 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 106.47
1961 107.28
1962 109.32
1963 112.00
1964 114.35
1965 115.79
1966 116.80
1967 116.86
1968 116.04
1969 114.90
1970 113.78
1971 113.15
1972 112.87
1973 112.48
1974 111.60
1975 110.14
1976 107.54
1977 104.78
1978 101.81
1979 98.84
1980 96.08
1981 93.68
1982 91.41
1983 89.12
1984 86.87
1985 84.80
1986 83.44
1987 82.35
1988 81.28
1989 80.19
1990 79.27
1991 79.08
1992 79.35
1993 79.92
1994 80.63
1995 81.37
1996 81.18
1997 81.15
1998 81.34
1999 81.79
2000 82.47
2001 81.49
2002 80.95
2003 80.63
2004 80.30
2005 79.87
2006 79.12
2007 78.41
2008 77.74
2009 77.10
2010 76.45
2011 76.35
2012 75.83
2013 75.11
2014 74.46
2015 73.99

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 9.11 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.11 in 2015 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 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 4.14
1961 4.26
1962 4.44
1963 4.62
1964 4.75
1965 4.81
1966 4.88
1967 4.91
1968 4.90
1969 4.90
1970 4.91
1971 4.99
1972 5.07
1973 5.13
1974 5.17
1975 5.20
1976 5.29
1977 5.36
1978 5.41
1979 5.43
1980 5.44
1981 5.52
1982 5.57
1983 5.58
1984 5.59
1985 5.62
1986 5.86
1987 6.13
1988 6.42
1989 6.69
1990 6.91
1991 7.05
1992 7.17
1993 7.28
1994 7.42
1995 7.56
1996 7.73
1997 7.89
1998 8.02
1999 8.11
2000 8.16
2001 8.27
2002 8.38
2003 8.49
2004 8.61
2005 8.70
2006 8.75
2007 8.79
2008 8.83
2009 8.88
2010 8.91
2011 8.97
2012 8.99
2013 9.00
2014 9.03
2015 9.11

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 64.88 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 111.95 in 1967 and a minimum value of 64.88 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 102.33
1961 103.02
1962 104.88
1963 107.39
1964 109.60
1965 110.98
1966 111.92
1967 111.95
1968 111.14
1969 110.00
1970 108.87
1971 108.16
1972 107.80
1973 107.36
1974 106.43
1975 104.93
1976 102.26
1977 99.42
1978 96.40
1979 93.41
1980 90.64
1981 88.16
1982 85.84
1983 83.53
1984 81.28
1985 79.18
1986 77.58
1987 76.21
1988 74.85
1989 73.50
1990 72.36
1991 72.03
1992 72.18
1993 72.64
1994 73.22
1995 73.81
1996 73.44
1997 73.26
1998 73.32
1999 73.68
2000 74.30
2001 73.22
2002 72.57
2003 72.13
2004 71.69
2005 71.17
2006 70.37
2007 69.62
2008 68.91
2009 68.21
2010 67.54
2011 67.39
2012 66.84
2013 66.10
2014 65.42
2015 64.88

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population