Iraq - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 77.47 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 104.33 in 1979 and 77.47 in 2016.

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 80.39
1961 81.11
1962 83.51
1963 86.68
1964 89.25
1965 90.65
1966 92.58
1967 93.38
1968 93.55
1969 93.86
1970 94.64
1971 96.35
1972 97.90
1973 99.37
1974 100.72
1975 101.89
1976 102.69
1977 103.56
1978 104.21
1979 104.33
1980 103.79
1981 103.96
1982 103.53
1983 102.68
1984 101.72
1985 100.78
1986 100.44
1987 100.14
1988 99.81
1989 99.34
1990 98.71
1991 97.36
1992 95.89
1993 94.40
1994 93.02
1995 91.81
1996 90.58
1997 89.53
1998 88.60
1999 87.66
2000 86.63
2001 86.07
2002 85.33
2003 84.51
2004 83.76
2005 83.16
2006 82.73
2007 82.52
2008 82.37
2009 82.13
2010 81.75
2011 81.02
2012 80.12
2013 79.19
2014 78.38
2015 77.73
2016 77.47

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 5.53 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.49 in 1977 and a minimum value of 5.46 in 2015.

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.

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Year Value
1960 5.62
1961 5.91
1962 6.19
1963 6.46
1964 6.72
1965 6.94
1966 7.18
1967 7.37
1968 7.53
1969 7.67
1970 7.81
1971 7.97
1972 8.12
1973 8.25
1974 8.35
1975 8.41
1976 8.47
1977 8.49
1978 8.47
1979 8.42
1980 8.34
1981 8.35
1982 8.32
1983 8.26
1984 8.18
1985 8.06
1986 8.02
1987 7.94
1988 7.84
1989 7.72
1990 7.59
1991 7.45
1992 7.30
1993 7.15
1994 7.01
1995 6.89
1996 6.79
1997 6.71
1998 6.63
1999 6.55
2000 6.47
2001 6.42
2002 6.36
2003 6.29
2004 6.23
2005 6.18
2006 6.16
2007 6.15
2008 6.13
2009 6.08
2010 5.98
2011 5.86
2012 5.71
2013 5.57
2014 5.48
2015 5.46
2016 5.53

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Iraq was 71.94 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 95.91 in 1979 and a minimum value of 71.94 in 2016.

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 74.78
1961 75.20
1962 77.32
1963 80.22
1964 82.54
1965 83.71
1966 85.41
1967 86.01
1968 86.02
1969 86.19
1970 86.82
1971 88.38
1972 89.78
1973 91.12
1974 92.38
1975 93.48
1976 94.23
1977 95.07
1978 95.75
1979 95.91
1980 95.45
1981 95.61
1982 95.21
1983 94.42
1984 93.54
1985 92.72
1986 92.43
1987 92.20
1988 91.97
1989 91.62
1990 91.13
1991 89.91
1992 88.59
1993 87.25
1994 86.01
1995 84.92
1996 83.78
1997 82.83
1998 81.98
1999 81.11
2000 80.16
2001 79.65
2002 78.97
2003 78.22
2004 77.53
2005 76.98
2006 76.57
2007 76.36
2008 76.24
2009 76.06
2010 75.77
2011 75.16
2012 74.40
2013 73.62
2014 72.90
2015 72.27
2016 71.94

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population