St. Lucia - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in St. Lucia was 40.59 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 120.75 in 1970 and 40.59 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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 95.76
1961 98.28
1962 100.60
1963 102.64
1964 104.67
1965 106.99
1966 108.72
1967 110.95
1968 113.88
1969 117.32
1970 120.75
1971 117.84
1972 115.04
1973 112.18
1974 109.25
1975 106.47
1976 104.27
1977 102.17
1978 100.04
1979 97.89
1980 95.78
1981 92.72
1982 90.15
1983 88.10
1984 86.62
1985 85.70
1986 82.83
1987 80.87
1988 79.62
1989 78.91
1990 78.61
1991 77.32
1992 76.39
1993 75.69
1994 75.05
1995 74.39
1996 73.22
1997 71.79
1998 70.12
1999 68.24
2000 66.16
2001 63.94
2002 61.51
2003 58.96
2004 56.40
2005 53.95
2006 52.03
2007 50.42
2008 49.03
2009 47.81
2010 46.80
2011 45.43
2012 44.23
2013 43.12
2014 42.07
2015 41.12
2016 40.59

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in St. Lucia was 13.43 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13.43 in 2016 and a minimum value of 8.39 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 8.39
1961 8.65
1962 8.89
1963 9.06
1964 9.16
1965 9.25
1966 9.48
1967 9.70
1968 9.90
1969 10.06
1970 10.20
1971 10.20
1972 10.18
1973 10.16
1974 10.11
1975 10.09
1976 10.09
1977 10.08
1978 10.04
1979 9.99
1980 9.95
1981 9.98
1982 10.02
1983 10.07
1984 10.11
1985 10.15
1986 10.73
1987 11.35
1988 11.99
1989 12.65
1990 13.34
1991 13.35
1992 13.35
1993 13.34
1994 13.35
1995 13.38
1996 13.23
1997 13.08
1998 12.93
1999 12.77
2000 12.58
2001 12.34
2002 12.08
2003 11.82
2004 11.55
2005 11.28
2006 11.45
2007 11.68
2008 11.97
2009 12.33
2010 12.79
2011 12.84
2012 12.92
2013 13.02
2014 13.13
2015 13.26
2016 13.43

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in St. Lucia was 27.16 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 110.55 in 1970 and a minimum value of 27.16 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 87.36
1961 89.63
1962 91.71
1963 93.58
1964 95.51
1965 97.74
1966 99.24
1967 101.25
1968 103.99
1969 107.26
1970 110.55
1971 107.64
1972 104.86
1973 102.02
1974 99.14
1975 96.38
1976 94.18
1977 92.09
1978 90.00
1979 87.90
1980 85.83
1981 82.74
1982 80.13
1983 78.03
1984 76.51
1985 75.54
1986 72.10
1987 69.52
1988 67.64
1989 66.26
1990 65.27
1991 63.97
1992 63.05
1993 62.35
1994 61.70
1995 61.01
1996 59.99
1997 58.71
1998 57.19
1999 55.47
2000 53.59
2001 51.60
2002 49.43
2003 47.14
2004 44.86
2005 42.67
2006 40.57
2007 38.74
2008 37.06
2009 35.48
2010 34.01
2011 32.59
2012 31.30
2013 30.09
2014 28.94
2015 27.86
2016 27.16

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population