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Afghanistan
total dependency ratio: 88.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 84.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 21.2 (2015 est.)
Albania
total dependency ratio: 44 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 26 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 18.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)
Algeria
total dependency ratio: 52.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 43.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 11.2 (2015 est.)
Angola
total dependency ratio: 97.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 93 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda
total dependency ratio: 45.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 35.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
Argentina
total dependency ratio: 56.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 39.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 17.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.8 (2015 est.)
Armenia
total dependency ratio: 44.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 28.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 15.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.)
Aruba
total dependency ratio: 44.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 17.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
Australia
total dependency ratio: 51.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 28.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 22.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Austria
total dependency ratio: 49.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Azerbaijan
total dependency ratio: 40.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 12.4 (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The
total dependency ratio: 40.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 29.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Bahrain
total dependency ratio: 30.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 33.1 (2015 est.)
Bangladesh
total dependency ratio: 52.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 44.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13 (2015 est.)
Barbados
total dependency ratio: 50.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 29.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 21.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.7 (2015 est.)
Belarus
total dependency ratio: 43.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 23.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 20.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Belgium
total dependency ratio: 54.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 26.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Belize
total dependency ratio: 56.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 50.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.)
Benin
total dependency ratio: 86.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 80.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Bhutan
total dependency ratio: 47.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 40.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.5 (2015 est.)
Bolivia
total dependency ratio: 63.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 53.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.4 (2015 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
total dependency ratio: 43.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 20.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Botswana
total dependency ratio: 55.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 49.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.3 (2015 est.)
Brazil
total dependency ratio: 43.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 11.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8.7 (2015 est.)
Brunei
total dependency ratio: 38.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.)
Bulgaria
total dependency ratio: 51.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 30.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
Burkina Faso
total dependency ratio: 92.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 87.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
Burma
total dependency ratio: 49.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 12.6 (2015 est.)
Burundi
total dependency ratio: 89.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 84.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 21.1 (2015 est.)
Cambodia
total dependency ratio: 55.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 49.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.6 (2015 est.)
Cameroon
total dependency ratio: 85.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 80 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.)
Canada
total dependency ratio: 47.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 23.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 23.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.2 (2015 est.)
Cape Verde
total dependency ratio: 55.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 48.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
Central African Republic
total dependency ratio: 90 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 83.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
Chad
total dependency ratio: 100.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 95.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 20.3 (2015 est.)
Chile
total dependency ratio: 45.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 30.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 15.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 6.6 (2015 est.)
China
total dependency ratio: 37.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 24.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
data do not include Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan
Colombia
total dependency ratio: 45.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 35.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
Comoros
total dependency ratio: 75.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 70.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.7 (2015 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
total dependency ratio: 97.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 91.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.8 (2015 est.)
Congo, Republic of the
total dependency ratio: 84.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 78.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Costa Rica
total dependency ratio: 45.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 12.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire
total dependency ratio: 83.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 78.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.9 (2015 est.)
Croatia
total dependency ratio: 50.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 22.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Cuba
total dependency ratio: 43.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 23.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Cyprus
total dependency ratio: 42.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 24 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)

note: data represent the whole country

Czech Republic
total dependency ratio: 49.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 22.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 26.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Denmark
total dependency ratio: 56 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 26.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 29.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Djibouti
total dependency ratio: 56.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 50.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.6 (2015 est.)
Dominican Republic
total dependency ratio: 57.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 47.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)
East Timor
total dependency ratio: 90.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 83.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.2 (2015 est.)
Ecuador
total dependency ratio: 55.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 45.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
Egypt
total dependency ratio: 61.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 53.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 12.2 (2015 est.)
El Salvador
total dependency ratio: 56.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 44.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 12.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8 (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea
total dependency ratio: 67.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 62.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 20.6 (2015 est.)
Eritrea
total dependency ratio: 85 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 78.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.8 (2015 est.)
Estonia
total dependency ratio: 53.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 24.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Ethiopia
total dependency ratio: 82.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 75.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.8 (2015 est.)
Fiji
total dependency ratio: 52.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 43.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 11.2 (2015 est.)
Finland
total dependency ratio: 57.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 25.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 32 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
France
total dependency ratio: 59.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 29.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 30.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
French Polynesia
total dependency ratio: 45.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 34.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)
Gabon
total dependency ratio: 67.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 59.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.2 (2015 est.)
Gambia, The
total dependency ratio: 92.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 87.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 22.3 (2015 est.)
Gaza Strip
total dependency ratio: 75.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 70.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.1 (2015 est.)

note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Georgia
total dependency ratio: 50 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 28.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
Germany
total dependency ratio: 52.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 32.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Ghana
total dependency ratio: 73 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 67.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.1 (2015 est.)
Greece
total dependency ratio: 52.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 22.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 30.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
Grenada
total dependency ratio: 50.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 39.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Guam
total dependency ratio: 52.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 38.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 13.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
Guatemala
total dependency ratio: 68.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 61.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.1 (2015 est.)
Guernsey
total dependency ratio: 47.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 25.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)

note: data represent the Guernsey and Jersey

Guinea
total dependency ratio: 84.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 78.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.8 (2015 est.)
Guinea-Bissau
total dependency ratio: 80.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 75.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.3 (2015 est.)
Guyana
total dependency ratio: 53.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 45.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.)
Haiti
total dependency ratio: 62.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 54.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.)
Honduras
total dependency ratio: 59.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 52.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.2 (2015 est.)
Hong Kong
total dependency ratio: 35.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 15.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 20.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
Hungary
total dependency ratio: 46.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 25.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)
Iceland
total dependency ratio: 51.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 30.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 20.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
India
total dependency ratio: 52.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 43.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
Indonesia
total dependency ratio: 49.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.2 (2015 est.)
Iran
total dependency ratio: 40.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 33.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.2 (2015 est.)
Iraq
total dependency ratio: 77.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 72.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.)
Ireland
total dependency ratio: 53.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 33.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 20.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Israel
total dependency ratio: 64.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 45.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 18.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.4 (2015 est.)
Italy
total dependency ratio: 56.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 35 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 2.9 (2015 est.)
Jamaica
total dependency ratio: 48.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 34.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 13.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.2 (2015 est.)
Japan
total dependency ratio: 64 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 42.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 2.3 (2015 est.)
Jersey
total dependency ratio: 47.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 25.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)

note: data represent the Guernsey and Jersey

Jordan
total dependency ratio: 66.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 59.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
Kazakhstan
total dependency ratio: 50.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 40.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
Kenya
total dependency ratio: 78.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 73.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 21.7 (2015 est.)
Kiribati
total dependency ratio: 63 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 57 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Korea, North
total dependency ratio: 44.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 30.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 14 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
Korea, South
total dependency ratio: 36.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 19 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
Kuwait
total dependency ratio: 29.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 2.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 37.3 (2015 est.)
Kyrgyzstan
total dependency ratio: 54.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 48.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.1 (2015 est.)
Laos
total dependency ratio: 60.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 54 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Latvia
total dependency ratio: 52.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 23.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 29.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Lebanon
total dependency ratio: 47.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 35.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 12 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8.3 (2015 est.)
Lesotho
total dependency ratio: 66.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 59.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.)
Liberia
total dependency ratio: 83.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 77.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.1 (2015 est.)
Libya
total dependency ratio: 49.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 42.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.5 (2015 est.)
Lithuania
total dependency ratio: 49.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Luxembourg
total dependency ratio: 43.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 23.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 20.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Macau
total dependency ratio: 26.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 15.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.2 (2015 est.)
Macedonia
total dependency ratio: 41.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 23.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
Madagascar
total dependency ratio: 80.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 75 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.6 (2015 est.)
Malawi
total dependency ratio: 91 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 85.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.4 (2015 est.)
Malaysia
total dependency ratio: 44.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 36.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 11.8 (2015 est.)
Maldives
total dependency ratio: 38 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.)
Mali
total dependency ratio: 101.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 96.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.5 (2015 est.)
Malta
total dependency ratio: 48.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 27.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Mauritania
total dependency ratio: 76.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 71 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.)
Mauritius
total dependency ratio: 41.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
Mexico
total dependency ratio: 51.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.2 (2015 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of
total dependency ratio: 62.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 55.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
Moldova
total dependency ratio: 34.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 13.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
Mongolia
total dependency ratio: 48.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 42.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.3 (2015 est.)
Montenegro
total dependency ratio: 47.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 20.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Morocco
total dependency ratio: 51.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.3 (2015 est.)
Mozambique
total dependency ratio: 93.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 87.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.5 (2015 est.)
Namibia
total dependency ratio: 68.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 62.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.1 (2015 est.)
Nepal
total dependency ratio: 61.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 52.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 8.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 11.3 (2015 est.)
Netherlands
total dependency ratio: 53.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 25.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 27.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
New Caledonia
total dependency ratio: 48.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 33.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 6.9 (2015 est.)
New Zealand
total dependency ratio: 52.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 30.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 22.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Nicaragua
total dependency ratio: 54.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 46.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 12.8 (2015 est.)
Niger
total dependency ratio: 111.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 106.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.6 (2015 est.)
Nigeria
total dependency ratio: 88.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 83 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.4 (2015 est.)
Norway
total dependency ratio: 52.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 24.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4 (2015 est.)

note: data include Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Oman
total dependency ratio: 32.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 29.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 32.6 (2015 est.)
Pakistan
total dependency ratio: 65.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 57.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.)
Panama
total dependency ratio: 54.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 43.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea
total dependency ratio: 67.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 61.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.4 (2015 est.)
Paraguay
total dependency ratio: 56.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 47.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.6 (2015 est.)
Peru
total dependency ratio: 53.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 42.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
Philippines
total dependency ratio: 58.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 51 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 13.8 (2015 est.)
Poland
total dependency ratio: 43.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Portugal
total dependency ratio: 53.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 31.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico
total dependency ratio: 49.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 21.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
Qatar
total dependency ratio: 17.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 16.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 1.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 78.1 (2015 est.)
Romania
total dependency ratio: 48 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 22.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 25.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4 (2015 est.)
Russia
total dependency ratio: 43.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 24.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 19.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
Rwanda
total dependency ratio: 77.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 72.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 20.1 (2015 est.)
Saint Lucia
total dependency ratio: 41.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
total dependency ratio: 46.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 36 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Samoa
total dependency ratio: 74.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 64.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe
total dependency ratio: 86.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 81.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 17.8 (2015 est.)
Saudi Arabia
total dependency ratio: 40.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 36.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 23.2 (2015 est.)
Senegal
total dependency ratio: 85.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 79.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18 (2015 est.)
Serbia
total dependency ratio: 49.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 24.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 24.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.1 (2015 est.)

note: data include Kosovo

Seychelles
total dependency ratio: 42.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 31 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone
total dependency ratio: 82.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 78 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
Singapore
total dependency ratio: 37.3 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
Slovakia
total dependency ratio: 41.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Slovenia
total dependency ratio: 48.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Solomon Islands
total dependency ratio: 75.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 69.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Somalia
total dependency ratio: 97.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 92.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.8 (2015 est.)
South Africa
total dependency ratio: 52.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 44.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 12.9 (2015 est.)
South Sudan
total dependency ratio: 83.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 77.3 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.7 (2015 est.)
Spain
total dependency ratio: 51 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 22.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Sri Lanka
total dependency ratio: 51.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 37.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
Sudan
total dependency ratio: 81.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 75.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 15.9 (2015 est.)
Suriname
total dependency ratio: 50.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 40.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.9 (2015 est.)
Swaziland
total dependency ratio: 68.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 63.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.1 (2015 est.)
Sweden
total dependency ratio: 58.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 31.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.2 (2015 est.)
Switzerland
total dependency ratio: 48.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 22 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Syria
total dependency ratio: 72.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 65.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.3 (2015 est.)
Taiwan
total dependency ratio: 35.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 18.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
Tajikistan
total dependency ratio: 62.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 57.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 18.5 (2015 est.)
Tanzania
total dependency ratio: 93.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 87.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Thailand
total dependency ratio: 40 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 25.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 14.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 6.8 (2015 est.)
Togo
total dependency ratio: 81.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 76.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.8 (2015 est.)
Tonga
total dependency ratio: 74.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 63.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 10.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago
total dependency ratio: 43.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 29.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
Tunisia
total dependency ratio: 45.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 34.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 11.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 9 (2015 est.)
Turkey
total dependency ratio: 50.1 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 38.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan
total dependency ratio: 52.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 46.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Uganda
total dependency ratio: 101.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 97.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 22.8 (2015 est.)
Ukraine
total dependency ratio: 44.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 21.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 23 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.3 (2015 est.)

note: data include Crimea

United Arab Emirates
total dependency ratio: 17.4 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 16.2 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 1.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 83.4 (2015 est.)
United Kingdom
total dependency ratio: 55.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 27.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
United States
total dependency ratio: 51.2 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 29 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 22.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Uruguay
total dependency ratio: 55.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 33.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan
total dependency ratio: 47.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
Vanuatu
total dependency ratio: 68.7 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 61.6 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
Venezuela
total dependency ratio: 52.6 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 43 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
Vietnam
total dependency ratio: 42.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 10.4 (2015 est.)
Virgin Islands
total dependency ratio: 60.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 32.8 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 28 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
West Bank
total dependency ratio: 75.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 70.5 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.1 (2015 est.)

note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Western Sahara
total dependency ratio: 45 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 41.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 27.1 (2015 est.)
World
total dependency ratio: 52.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 39.9 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 12.6 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 7.9 (2015 est.)
Yemen
total dependency ratio: 76.8 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 71.7 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.8 (2015 est.)
Zambia
total dependency ratio: 91.9 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 87.1 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 20.8 (2015 est.)
Zimbabwe
total dependency ratio: 79.5 (2015 est.)
youth dependency ratio: 74.4 (2015 est.)
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
potential support ratio: 19.7 (2015 est.)

Source: CIA Factbook