Vanuatu - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Vanuatu was 68.72 as of 2015. Over the past 55 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 95.24 in 1962 and 68.72 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 94.78
1961 95.12
1962 95.24
1963 95.18
1964 94.95
1965 94.48
1966 94.50
1967 94.38
1968 94.10
1969 93.71
1970 93.29
1971 93.13
1972 92.90
1973 92.67
1974 92.40
1975 92.02
1976 91.83
1977 91.49
1978 91.11
1979 90.79
1980 90.51
1981 90.15
1982 90.05
1983 90.20
1984 90.53
1985 90.93
1986 90.37
1987 90.01
1988 89.90
1989 90.00
1990 90.22
1991 89.22
1992 88.37
1993 87.61
1994 86.83
1995 85.92
1996 85.13
1997 84.15
1998 83.12
1999 82.13
2000 81.23
2001 79.99
2002 78.67
2003 77.38
2004 76.26
2005 75.35
2006 73.77
2007 73.06
2008 73.01
2009 73.08
2010 72.86
2011 72.52
2012 71.42
2013 70.11
2014 69.17
2015 68.72

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Vanuatu was 7.08 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.08 in 2015 and a minimum value of 4.73 in 1965.

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 4.82
1961 4.82
1962 4.81
1963 4.79
1964 4.76
1965 4.73
1966 4.93
1967 5.15
1968 5.37
1969 5.59
1970 5.80
1971 5.78
1972 5.76
1973 5.73
1974 5.70
1975 5.68
1976 5.71
1977 5.73
1978 5.74
1979 5.75
1980 5.76
1981 5.87
1982 5.99
1983 6.12
1984 6.25
1985 6.38
1986 6.45
1987 6.53
1988 6.63
1989 6.73
1990 6.84
1991 6.77
1992 6.70
1993 6.63
1994 6.56
1995 6.49
1996 6.44
1997 6.37
1998 6.27
1999 6.17
2000 6.06
2001 5.98
2002 5.91
2003 5.87
2004 5.83
2005 5.81
2006 5.91
2007 6.08
2008 6.32
2009 6.58
2010 6.82
2011 6.86
2012 6.86
2013 6.88
2014 6.95
2015 7.08

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Vanuatu was 61.63 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 90.43 in 1962 and a minimum value of 61.63 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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 89.96
1961 90.30
1962 90.43
1963 90.39
1964 90.19
1965 89.76
1966 89.57
1967 89.23
1968 88.73
1969 88.12
1970 87.50
1971 87.35
1972 87.15
1973 86.95
1974 86.70
1975 86.34
1976 86.12
1977 85.76
1978 85.37
1979 85.04
1980 84.76
1981 84.28
1982 84.06
1983 84.08
1984 84.28
1985 84.56
1986 83.92
1987 83.48
1988 83.27
1989 83.27
1990 83.38
1991 82.45
1992 81.67
1993 80.98
1994 80.27
1995 79.43
1996 78.68
1997 77.79
1998 76.84
1999 75.96
2000 75.18
2001 74.02
2002 72.75
2003 71.51
2004 70.43
2005 69.54
2006 67.86
2007 66.98
2008 66.69
2009 66.50
2010 66.03
2011 65.66
2012 64.56
2013 63.23
2014 62.22
2015 61.63

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population