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 73.82 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 105.65 in 1964 and 73.82 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 101.56
1961 102.52
1962 103.76
1963 104.94
1964 105.65
1965 105.61
1966 104.79
1967 103.35
1968 101.52
1969 99.60
1970 97.77
1971 96.08
1972 94.48
1973 92.84
1974 91.04
1975 89.02
1976 86.78
1977 84.45
1978 82.14
1979 80.04
1980 78.22
1981 76.69
1982 75.40
1983 74.49
1984 74.11
1985 74.34
1986 75.30
1987 76.91
1988 78.76
1989 80.27
1990 81.03
1991 80.84
1992 79.88
1993 78.59
1994 77.56
1995 77.18
1996 77.55
1997 78.48
1998 79.72
1999 80.84
2000 81.58
2001 81.86
2002 81.76
2003 81.35
2004 80.75
2005 80.03
2006 79.22
2007 78.29
2008 77.26
2009 76.16
2010 75.00
2011 73.82

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 8.83 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.83 in 2011 and a minimum value of 3.25 in 1970.

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 3.36
1961 3.30
1962 3.29
1963 3.31
1964 3.33
1965 3.34
1966 3.32
1967 3.30
1968 3.27
1969 3.25
1970 3.25
1971 3.26
1972 3.30
1973 3.34
1974 3.39
1975 3.45
1976 3.52
1977 3.60
1978 3.69
1979 3.76
1980 3.81
1981 3.84
1982 3.84
1983 3.87
1984 4.00
1985 4.28
1986 4.72
1987 5.32
1988 5.98
1989 6.59
1990 7.05
1991 7.34
1992 7.46
1993 7.49
1994 7.49
1995 7.51
1996 7.56
1997 7.64
1998 7.74
1999 7.84
2000 7.96
2001 8.08
2002 8.21
2003 8.35
2004 8.48
2005 8.58
2006 8.65
2007 8.70
2008 8.74
2009 8.77
2010 8.80
2011 8.83

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Samoa was 64.99 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 102.31 in 1964 and a minimum value of 64.99 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 98.20
1961 99.22
1962 100.46
1963 101.63
1964 102.31
1965 102.28
1966 101.47
1967 100.05
1968 98.25
1969 96.35
1970 94.52
1971 92.82
1972 91.18
1973 89.50
1974 87.65
1975 85.57
1976 83.26
1977 80.85
1978 78.46
1979 76.27
1980 74.41
1981 72.85
1982 71.56
1983 70.62
1984 70.11
1985 70.06
1986 70.58
1987 71.59
1988 72.78
1989 73.68
1990 73.98
1991 73.51
1992 72.42
1993 71.10
1994 70.08
1995 69.67
1996 69.98
1997 70.84
1998 71.98
1999 73.00
2000 73.63
2001 73.78
2002 73.54
2003 73.00
2004 72.27
2005 71.46
2006 70.57
2007 69.59
2008 68.52
2009 67.39
2010 66.20
2011 64.99

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population