Singapore - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Singapore was 37.41 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 87.72 in 1963 and 35.78 in 2010.

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 82.78
1961 85.51
1962 87.18
1963 87.72
1964 87.34
1965 86.31
1966 83.96
1967 81.46
1968 78.78
1969 75.87
1970 72.78
1971 69.73
1972 66.92
1973 64.21
1974 61.44
1975 58.59
1976 56.30
1977 53.60
1978 50.82
1979 48.40
1980 46.57
1981 44.88
1982 43.87
1983 43.30
1984 42.74
1985 41.99
1986 41.09
1987 39.87
1988 38.59
1989 37.60
1990 37.09
1991 37.21
1992 37.80
1993 38.69
1994 39.52
1995 40.05
1996 40.82
1997 41.05
1998 40.88
1999 40.62
2000 40.45
2001 39.66
2002 39.00
2003 38.46
2004 38.01
2005 37.69
2006 37.55
2007 37.34
2008 36.92
2009 36.34
2010 35.78
2011 35.81
2012 36.03
2013 36.39
2014 36.86
2015 37.41

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Singapore was 16.05 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16.05 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3.74 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 3.74
1961 3.97
1962 4.22
1963 4.46
1964 4.70
1965 4.93
1966 5.09
1967 5.26
1968 5.43
1969 5.59
1970 5.75
1971 5.90
1972 6.04
1973 6.19
1974 6.35
1975 6.51
1976 6.63
1977 6.73
1978 6.81
1979 6.87
1980 6.92
1981 7.02
1982 7.14
1983 7.25
1984 7.37
1985 7.49
1986 7.53
1987 7.55
1988 7.57
1989 7.61
1990 7.67
1991 7.85
1992 8.07
1993 8.32
1994 8.60
1995 8.88
1996 9.13
1997 9.39
1998 9.67
1999 9.97
2000 10.31
2001 10.50
2002 10.69
2003 10.86
2004 11.04
2005 11.32
2006 11.62
2007 11.87
2008 12.02
2009 12.11
2010 12.24
2011 12.78
2012 13.47
2013 14.26
2014 15.13
2015 16.05

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Singapore was 21.36 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 83.26 in 1963 and a minimum value of 21.36 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 79.04
1961 81.54
1962 82.96
1963 83.26
1964 82.64
1965 81.38
1966 78.87
1967 76.20
1968 73.36
1969 70.28
1970 67.04
1971 63.83
1972 60.88
1973 58.02
1974 55.10
1975 52.07
1976 49.67
1977 46.86
1978 44.00
1979 41.53
1980 39.65
1981 37.85
1982 36.74
1983 36.04
1984 35.37
1985 34.50
1986 33.56
1987 32.32
1988 31.02
1989 30.00
1990 29.42
1991 29.36
1992 29.73
1993 30.37
1994 30.93
1995 31.16
1996 31.69
1997 31.66
1998 31.22
1999 30.64
2000 30.14
2001 29.16
2002 28.30
2003 27.60
2004 26.97
2005 26.37
2006 25.93
2007 25.47
2008 24.90
2009 24.23
2010 23.55
2011 23.03
2012 22.56
2013 22.13
2014 21.73
2015 21.36

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population