Belgium - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Belgium was 54.80 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 58.72 in 1969 and 47.91 in 1986.

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 based on age distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 54.76
1961 55.76
1962 56.38
1963 56.72
1964 57.01
1965 57.34
1966 57.86
1967 58.26
1968 58.56
1969 58.72
1970 58.72
1971 58.63
1972 58.44
1973 58.11
1974 57.60
1975 56.92
1976 56.43
1977 55.79
1978 54.98
1979 54.01
1980 52.87
1981 51.81
1982 50.64
1983 49.51
1984 48.59
1985 47.97
1986 47.91
1987 48.07
1988 48.37
1989 48.72
1990 49.07
1991 49.47
1992 49.89
1993 50.32
1994 50.74
1995 51.10
1996 51.56
1997 51.90
1998 52.14
1999 52.33
2000 52.51
2001 52.55
2002 52.60
2003 52.65
2004 52.64
2005 52.53
2006 52.47
2007 52.28
2008 52.06
2009 51.95
2010 52.01
2011 52.32
2012 52.72
2013 53.20
2014 53.71
2015 54.19
2016 54.80

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Belgium was 28.43 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28.43 in 2016 and a minimum value of 18.38 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 based on age distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 18.38
1961 18.73
1962 19.03
1963 19.31
1964 19.57
1965 19.84
1966 20.22
1967 20.57
1968 20.88
1969 21.14
1970 21.33
1971 21.62
1972 21.82
1973 21.94
1974 22.01
1975 22.04
1976 22.23
1977 22.39
1978 22.46
1979 22.37
1980 22.08
1981 21.82
1982 21.38
1983 20.88
1984 20.51
1985 20.36
1986 20.57
1987 20.97
1988 21.47
1989 21.95
1990 22.35
1991 22.80
1992 23.17
1993 23.48
1994 23.77
1995 24.07
1996 24.47
1997 24.84
1998 25.18
1999 25.47
2000 25.72
2001 25.95
2002 26.13
2003 26.27
2004 26.35
2005 26.37
2006 26.40
2007 26.34
2008 26.25
2009 26.23
2010 26.35
2011 26.56
2012 26.87
2013 27.26
2014 27.64
2015 27.97
2016 28.43

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Belgium was 26.36 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.70 in 1967 and a minimum value of 25.66 in 2010.

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 based on age distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 36.38
1961 37.04
1962 37.34
1963 37.41
1964 37.43
1965 37.50
1966 37.64
1967 37.70
1968 37.69
1969 37.59
1970 37.39
1971 37.01
1972 36.62
1973 36.17
1974 35.59
1975 34.88
1976 34.21
1977 33.41
1978 32.52
1979 31.64
1980 30.79
1981 29.99
1982 29.27
1983 28.64
1984 28.08
1985 27.61
1986 27.34
1987 27.10
1988 26.90
1989 26.77
1990 26.72
1991 26.68
1992 26.73
1993 26.84
1994 26.96
1995 27.03
1996 27.09
1997 27.06
1998 26.96
1999 26.86
2000 26.79
2001 26.60
2002 26.48
2003 26.39
2004 26.29
2005 26.16
2006 26.07
2007 25.94
2008 25.81
2009 25.71
2010 25.66
2011 25.77
2012 25.85
2013 25.95
2014 26.07
2015 26.22
2016 26.36

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population