Syrian Arab Republic - Age dependency ratio

Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population)

The latest value for Age dependency ratio (% of working-age population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 71.07 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 109.52 in 1966 and 66.21 in 2010.

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 101.91
1961 103.65
1962 105.72
1963 107.69
1964 108.94
1965 109.22
1966 109.52
1967 108.92
1968 107.79
1969 106.65
1970 105.77
1971 105.65
1972 105.70
1973 105.84
1974 105.93
1975 105.90
1976 106.59
1977 107.09
1978 107.45
1979 107.73
1980 107.97
1981 107.98
1982 107.86
1983 107.59
1984 107.09
1985 106.34
1986 105.68
1987 104.75
1988 103.57
1989 102.11
1990 100.40
1991 98.33
1992 96.03
1993 93.59
1994 91.21
1995 88.98
1996 86.80
1997 84.97
1998 83.31
1999 81.59
2000 79.71
2001 78.80
2002 77.48
2003 76.01
2004 74.74
2005 73.84
2006 71.92
2007 70.49
2008 69.31
2009 67.96
2010 66.21
2011 67.85
2012 69.28
2013 70.47
2014 71.60
2015 72.81
2016 71.07

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, old (% of working-age population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 7.15 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.07 in 1960 and a minimum value of 5.77 in 2010.

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 8.07
1961 8.06
1962 8.00
1963 7.92
1964 7.79
1965 7.63
1966 7.52
1967 7.38
1968 7.21
1969 7.03
1970 6.86
1971 6.78
1972 6.69
1973 6.60
1974 6.50
1975 6.40
1976 6.36
1977 6.32
1978 6.27
1979 6.22
1980 6.17
1981 6.13
1982 6.09
1983 6.05
1984 6.01
1985 5.99
1986 6.01
1987 6.02
1988 6.04
1989 6.05
1990 6.05
1991 6.06
1992 6.05
1993 6.03
1994 6.02
1995 6.01
1996 6.03
1997 6.04
1998 6.04
1999 6.03
2000 6.00
2001 5.97
2002 5.93
2003 5.89
2004 5.86
2005 5.85
2006 5.82
2007 5.80
2008 5.79
2009 5.78
2010 5.77
2011 5.99
2012 6.21
2013 6.43
2014 6.69
2015 6.98
2016 7.15

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

The value for Age dependency ratio, young (% of working-age population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 63.92 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 101.99 in 1966 and a minimum value of 60.45 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 93.84
1961 95.60
1962 97.72
1963 99.78
1964 101.14
1965 101.59
1966 101.99
1967 101.54
1968 100.58
1969 99.62
1970 98.91
1971 98.88
1972 99.01
1973 99.24
1974 99.43
1975 99.51
1976 100.23
1977 100.77
1978 101.17
1979 101.51
1980 101.81
1981 101.85
1982 101.77
1983 101.54
1984 101.08
1985 100.35
1986 99.67
1987 98.73
1988 97.53
1989 96.07
1990 94.34
1991 92.28
1992 89.98
1993 87.56
1994 85.19
1995 82.97
1996 80.77
1997 78.93
1998 77.27
1999 75.55
2000 73.71
2001 72.83
2002 71.55
2003 70.12
2004 68.88
2005 67.99
2006 66.10
2007 64.69
2008 63.52
2009 62.18
2010 60.45
2011 61.85
2012 63.07
2013 64.04
2014 64.91
2015 65.82
2016 63.92

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population