The Bahamas - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in The Bahamas was 41.00 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 87.91 in 1964 and 41.00 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 85.75
1961 86.61
1962 87.30
1963 87.76
1964 87.91
1965 87.73
1966 87.22
1967 86.42
1968 85.48
1969 84.53
1970 83.62
1971 82.80
1972 82.02
1973 81.15
1974 80.06
1975 78.67
1976 76.98
1977 75.07
1978 73.11
1979 71.31
1980 69.74
1981 68.47
1982 67.43
1983 66.49
1984 65.49
1985 64.33
1986 63.00
1987 61.56
1988 60.13
1989 58.91
1990 57.97
1991 57.33
1992 56.92
1993 56.65
1994 56.40
1995 56.07
1996 55.66
1997 55.18
1998 54.59
1999 53.83
2000 52.91
2001 51.81
2002 50.58
2003 49.28
2004 47.95
2005 46.67
2006 45.43
2007 44.26
2008 43.20
2009 42.28
2010 41.55
2011 41.00

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in The Bahamas was 9.93 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9.93 in 2011 and a minimum value of 6.23 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.

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Year Value
1960 7.02
1961 6.89
1962 6.78
1963 6.68
1964 6.58
1965 6.50
1966 6.41
1967 6.33
1968 6.26
1969 6.23
1970 6.23
1971 6.25
1972 6.30
1973 6.38
1974 6.47
1975 6.56
1976 6.67
1977 6.78
1978 6.88
1979 6.96
1980 6.99
1981 6.99
1982 6.96
1983 6.92
1984 6.86
1985 6.81
1986 6.76
1987 6.72
1988 6.69
1989 6.68
1990 6.69
1991 6.72
1992 6.77
1993 6.85
1994 6.96
1995 7.10
1996 7.28
1997 7.49
1998 7.71
1999 7.93
2000 8.13
2001 8.31
2002 8.48
2003 8.64
2004 8.79
2005 8.92
2006 9.05
2007 9.17
2008 9.30
2009 9.47
2010 9.67
2011 9.93

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in The Bahamas was 31.07 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 81.33 in 1964 and a minimum value of 31.07 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 78.72
1961 79.71
1962 80.52
1963 81.08
1964 81.33
1965 81.24
1966 80.81
1967 80.10
1968 79.22
1969 78.30
1970 77.39
1971 76.55
1972 75.72
1973 74.78
1974 73.60
1975 72.11
1976 70.31
1977 68.29
1978 66.23
1979 64.35
1980 62.75
1981 61.48
1982 60.47
1983 59.57
1984 58.62
1985 57.53
1986 56.24
1987 54.84
1988 53.44
1989 52.23
1990 51.28
1991 50.61
1992 50.15
1993 49.80
1994 49.44
1995 48.97
1996 48.38
1997 47.70
1998 46.88
1999 45.91
2000 44.78
2001 43.50
2002 42.10
2003 40.63
2004 39.17
2005 37.75
2006 36.38
2007 35.09
2008 33.89
2009 32.82
2010 31.88
2011 31.07

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population