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 41.25 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 87.73 in 1965 and 40.99 in 2014.

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 85.77
1961 85.59
1962 85.78
1963 86.35
1964 87.10
1965 87.73
1966 86.81
1967 85.66
1968 84.60
1969 83.92
1970 83.62
1971 81.46
1972 80.51
1973 80.19
1974 79.71
1975 78.70
1976 77.65
1977 75.62
1978 73.19
1979 71.15
1980 69.80
1981 67.72
1982 66.71
1983 66.25
1984 65.60
1985 64.44
1986 63.75
1987 62.27
1988 60.45
1989 58.97
1990 58.10
1991 57.10
1992 56.87
1993 57.03
1994 56.93
1995 56.29
1996 56.18
1997 55.47
1998 54.45
1999 53.57
2000 53.04
2001 51.55
2002 50.32
2003 49.17
2004 47.95
2005 46.66
2006 46.04
2007 45.31
2008 44.33
2009 43.11
2010 41.82
2011 41.59
2012 41.26
2013 41.00
2014 40.99
2015 41.25

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in The Bahamas was 11.70 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11.70 in 2015 and a minimum value of 6.20 in 1969.

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 7.02
1961 6.84
1962 6.70
1963 6.60
1964 6.53
1965 6.48
1966 6.37
1967 6.28
1968 6.22
1969 6.20
1970 6.21
1971 6.29
1972 6.36
1973 6.44
1974 6.52
1975 6.58
1976 6.69
1977 6.80
1978 6.89
1979 6.98
1980 7.05
1981 7.05
1982 7.03
1983 6.99
1984 6.95
1985 6.91
1986 6.88
1987 6.85
1988 6.82
1989 6.81
1990 6.82
1991 6.88
1992 6.97
1993 7.07
1994 7.17
1995 7.26
1996 7.45
1997 7.61
1998 7.79
1999 7.97
2000 8.19
2001 8.38
2002 8.58
2003 8.76
2004 8.93
2005 9.12
2006 9.29
2007 9.46
2008 9.60
2009 9.73
2010 9.86
2011 10.15
2012 10.47
2013 10.84
2014 11.25
2015 11.70

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in The Bahamas was 29.55 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 81.25 in 1965 and a minimum value of 29.55 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 78.75
1961 78.75
1962 79.08
1963 79.76
1964 80.56
1965 81.25
1966 80.43
1967 79.38
1968 78.39
1969 77.72
1970 77.40
1971 75.17
1972 74.15
1973 73.75
1974 73.20
1975 72.12
1976 70.96
1977 68.83
1978 66.30
1979 64.17
1980 62.76
1981 60.67
1982 59.69
1983 59.26
1984 58.65
1985 57.53
1986 56.87
1987 55.42
1988 53.63
1989 52.16
1990 51.28
1991 50.21
1992 49.91
1993 49.96
1994 49.76
1995 49.03
1996 48.74
1997 47.86
1998 46.66
1999 45.59
2000 44.85
2001 43.17
2002 41.74
2003 40.41
2004 39.02
2005 37.54
2006 36.74
2007 35.85
2008 34.73
2009 33.38
2010 31.96
2011 31.45
2012 30.78
2013 30.16
2014 29.75
2015 29.55

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population