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Afghanistan total dependency ratio: 88.8
youth dependency ratio: 84.1
elderly dependency ratio: 4.7
potential support ratio: 21.2 (2015 est.)
Albania total dependency ratio: 44
youth dependency ratio: 26
elderly dependency ratio: 18.1
potential support ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)
Algeria total dependency ratio: 52.7
youth dependency ratio: 43.8
elderly dependency ratio: 9
potential support ratio: 11.2 (2015 est.)
Angola total dependency ratio: 97.6
youth dependency ratio: 93
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6
potential support ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda total dependency ratio: 45.2
youth dependency ratio: 35.7
elderly dependency ratio: 9.6
potential support ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
Argentina total dependency ratio: 56.5
youth dependency ratio: 39.4
elderly dependency ratio: 17.1
potential support ratio: 5.8 (2015 est.)
Armenia total dependency ratio: 44.4
youth dependency ratio: 28.7
elderly dependency ratio: 15.8
potential support ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.)
Aruba total dependency ratio: 44.6
youth dependency ratio: 27
elderly dependency ratio: 17.5
potential support ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
Australia total dependency ratio: 51.1
youth dependency ratio: 28.5
elderly dependency ratio: 22.6
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Austria total dependency ratio: 49.2
youth dependency ratio: 21.1
elderly dependency ratio: 28.1
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Azerbaijan total dependency ratio: 40.2
youth dependency ratio: 32.1
elderly dependency ratio: 8
potential support ratio: 12.4 (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The total dependency ratio: 40.8
youth dependency ratio: 29.1
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Bahrain total dependency ratio: 30.2
youth dependency ratio: 27.1
elderly dependency ratio: 3
potential support ratio: 33.1 (2015 est.)
Bangladesh total dependency ratio: 52.6
youth dependency ratio: 44.9
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7
potential support ratio: 13 (2015 est.)
Barbados total dependency ratio: 50.4
youth dependency ratio: 29.1
elderly dependency ratio: 21.3
potential support ratio: 4.7 (2015 est.)
Belarus total dependency ratio: 43.8
youth dependency ratio: 23.2
elderly dependency ratio: 20.6
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Belgium total dependency ratio: 54.2
youth dependency ratio: 26.2
elderly dependency ratio: 28
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Belize total dependency ratio: 56.8
youth dependency ratio: 50.9
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.)
Benin total dependency ratio: 86.1
youth dependency ratio: 80.1
elderly dependency ratio: 6
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Bhutan total dependency ratio: 47.3
youth dependency ratio: 40.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9
potential support ratio: 14.5 (2015 est.)
Bolivia total dependency ratio: 63.7
youth dependency ratio: 53.1
elderly dependency ratio: 10.6
potential support ratio: 9.4 (2015 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total dependency ratio: 43.3
youth dependency ratio: 20.7
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Botswana total dependency ratio: 55.1
youth dependency ratio: 49.3
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8
potential support ratio: 17.3 (2015 est.)
Brazil total dependency ratio: 43.8
youth dependency ratio: 32.4
elderly dependency ratio: 11.4
potential support ratio: 8.7 (2015 est.)
Brunei total dependency ratio: 38.4
youth dependency ratio: 32.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.)
Bulgaria total dependency ratio: 51.7
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 30.5
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
Burkina Faso total dependency ratio: 92.2
youth dependency ratio: 87.6
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6
potential support ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
Burma total dependency ratio: 49.7
youth dependency ratio: 41.7
elderly dependency ratio: 8
potential support ratio: 12.6 (2015 est.)
Burundi total dependency ratio: 89.6
youth dependency ratio: 84.8
elderly dependency ratio: 4.7
potential support ratio: 21.1 (2015 est.)
Cabo Verde total dependency ratio: 55.4
youth dependency ratio: 48.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9
potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
Cambodia total dependency ratio: 55.6
youth dependency ratio: 49.2
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4
potential support ratio: 15.6 (2015 est.)
Cameroon total dependency ratio: 85.9
youth dependency ratio: 80
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.)
Canada total dependency ratio: 47.3
youth dependency ratio: 23.5
elderly dependency ratio: 23.8
potential support ratio: 4.2 (2015 est.)
Central African Republic total dependency ratio: 90
youth dependency ratio: 83.1
elderly dependency ratio: 7
potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
Chad total dependency ratio: 100.2
youth dependency ratio: 95.2
elderly dependency ratio: 4.9
potential support ratio: 20.3 (2015 est.)
Chile total dependency ratio: 45.5
youth dependency ratio: 30.3
elderly dependency ratio: 15.2
potential support ratio: 6.6 (2015 est.)
China total dependency ratio: 37.7
youth dependency ratio: 24.3
elderly dependency ratio: 13.3
potential support ratio: 7.5
data do not include Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan (2015 est.)
Colombia total dependency ratio: 45.6
youth dependency ratio: 35.4
elderly dependency ratio: 10.2
potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
Comoros total dependency ratio: 75.5
youth dependency ratio: 70.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.7 (2015 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total dependency ratio: 97.5
youth dependency ratio: 91.5
elderly dependency ratio: 6
potential support ratio: 16.8 (2015 est.)
Congo, Republic of the total dependency ratio: 84.5
youth dependency ratio: 78.3
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Costa Rica total dependency ratio: 45.4
youth dependency ratio: 32.4
elderly dependency ratio: 12.9
potential support ratio: 7.7 (2015 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire total dependency ratio: 83.8
youth dependency ratio: 78.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.3
potential support ratio: 18.9 (2015 est.)
Croatia total dependency ratio: 50.9
youth dependency ratio: 22.4
elderly dependency ratio: 28.5
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Cuba total dependency ratio: 43.3
youth dependency ratio: 23.3
elderly dependency ratio: 19.9
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Curacao total dependency ratio: 52.4
youth dependency ratio: 28.7
elderly dependency ratio: 23.6
potential support ratio: 4.2 (2015 est.)
Cyprus total dependency ratio: 42.3
youth dependency ratio: 24
elderly dependency ratio: 18.3
potential support ratio: 5.5
note: data represent the whole country (2015 est.)
Czechia total dependency ratio: 49.5
youth dependency ratio: 22.6
elderly dependency ratio: 26.9
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Denmark total dependency ratio: 56
youth dependency ratio: 26.3
elderly dependency ratio: 29.7
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Djibouti total dependency ratio: 56.5
youth dependency ratio: 50.1
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4
potential support ratio: 15.6 (2015 est.)
Dominican Republic total dependency ratio: 57.8
youth dependency ratio: 47.3
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5
potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)
Ecuador total dependency ratio: 55.6
youth dependency ratio: 45.1
elderly dependency ratio: 10.4
potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
Egypt total dependency ratio: 61.8
youth dependency ratio: 53.6
elderly dependency ratio: 8.2
potential support ratio: 12.2 (2015 est.)
El Salvador total dependency ratio: 56.8
youth dependency ratio: 44.4
elderly dependency ratio: 12.4
potential support ratio: 8 (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea total dependency ratio: 67.5
youth dependency ratio: 62.7
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8
potential support ratio: 20.6 (2015 est.)
Eritrea total dependency ratio: 85
youth dependency ratio: 78.3
elderly dependency ratio: 6.8
potential support ratio: 14.8 (2015 est.)
Estonia total dependency ratio: 53.7
youth dependency ratio: 24.8
elderly dependency ratio: 28.9
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Eswatini total dependency ratio: 68.8
youth dependency ratio: 63.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2
potential support ratio: 19.1 (2015 est.)
Ethiopia total dependency ratio: 82.1
youth dependency ratio: 75.8
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3
potential support ratio: 15.8 (2015 est.)
Fiji total dependency ratio: 52.8
youth dependency ratio: 43.9
elderly dependency ratio: 8.9
potential support ratio: 11.2 (2015 est.)
Finland total dependency ratio: 57.9
youth dependency ratio: 25.9
elderly dependency ratio: 32
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
France total dependency ratio: 59.2
youth dependency ratio: 29.1
elderly dependency ratio: 30.2
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
French Polynesia total dependency ratio: 45.3
youth dependency ratio: 34.8
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5
potential support ratio: 9.5 (2015 est.)
Gabon total dependency ratio: 67.4
youth dependency ratio: 59.9
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6
potential support ratio: 13.2 (2015 est.)
Gambia, The total dependency ratio: 92.3
youth dependency ratio: 87.8
elderly dependency ratio: 4.5
potential support ratio: 22.3 (2015 est.)
Gaza Strip total dependency ratio: 75.8
youth dependency ratio: 70.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2
potential support ratio: 19.1
note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015 est.)
Georgia total dependency ratio: 50
youth dependency ratio: 28.1
elderly dependency ratio: 21.9
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
Germany total dependency ratio: 52.1
youth dependency ratio: 19.9
elderly dependency ratio: 32.1
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Ghana total dependency ratio: 73
youth dependency ratio: 67.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 17.1 (2015 est.)
Greece total dependency ratio: 52.7
youth dependency ratio: 22.2
elderly dependency ratio: 30.5
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
Grenada total dependency ratio: 50.7
youth dependency ratio: 39.9
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Guam total dependency ratio: 52.3
youth dependency ratio: 38.8
elderly dependency ratio: 13.6
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
Guatemala total dependency ratio: 68.7
youth dependency ratio: 61.1
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6
potential support ratio: 13.1 (2015 est.)
Guernsey total dependency ratio: 47.1
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 25.4
potential support ratio: 3.9
note: data represent the Guernsey and Jersey (2015 est.)
Guinea total dependency ratio: 84.2
youth dependency ratio: 78.6
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 17.8 (2015 est.)
Guinea-Bissau total dependency ratio: 80.4
youth dependency ratio: 75.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2
potential support ratio: 19.3 (2015 est.)
Guyana total dependency ratio: 53.5
youth dependency ratio: 45.8
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7
potential support ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.)
Haiti total dependency ratio: 62.3
youth dependency ratio: 54.8
elderly dependency ratio: 7.5
potential support ratio: 13.3 (2015 est.)
Honduras total dependency ratio: 59.8
youth dependency ratio: 52.7
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1
potential support ratio: 14.2 (2015 est.)
Hong Kong total dependency ratio: 35.9
youth dependency ratio: 15.2
elderly dependency ratio: 20.7
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
Hungary total dependency ratio: 46.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 25.7
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)
Iceland total dependency ratio: 51.6
youth dependency ratio: 30.8
elderly dependency ratio: 20.8
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
India total dependency ratio: 52.2
youth dependency ratio: 43.6
elderly dependency ratio: 8.6
potential support ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
Indonesia total dependency ratio: 49.2
youth dependency ratio: 41.6
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6
potential support ratio: 13.2 (2015 est.)
Iran total dependency ratio: 40.2
youth dependency ratio: 33.1
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1
potential support ratio: 14.2 (2015 est.)
Iraq total dependency ratio: 77.7
youth dependency ratio: 72.3
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.)
Ireland total dependency ratio: 53.8
youth dependency ratio: 33.4
elderly dependency ratio: 20.3
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Israel total dependency ratio: 64.2
youth dependency ratio: 45.7
elderly dependency ratio: 18.4
potential support ratio: 5.4 (2015 est.)
Italy total dependency ratio: 56.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.5
elderly dependency ratio: 35
potential support ratio: 2.9 (2015 est.)
Jamaica total dependency ratio: 48.7
youth dependency ratio: 34.9
elderly dependency ratio: 13.8
potential support ratio: 7.2 (2015 est.)
Japan total dependency ratio: 64
youth dependency ratio: 21.3
elderly dependency ratio: 42.7
potential support ratio: 2.3 (2015 est.)
Jersey total dependency ratio: 47.1
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 25.4
potential support ratio: 3.9
note: data represent the Guernsey and Jersey (2015 est.)
Jordan total dependency ratio: 66.1
youth dependency ratio: 59.8
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
Kazakhstan total dependency ratio: 50.4
youth dependency ratio: 40.3
elderly dependency ratio: 10.2
potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
Kenya total dependency ratio: 78.3
youth dependency ratio: 73.7
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6
potential support ratio: 21.7 (2015 est.)
Kiribati total dependency ratio: 63
youth dependency ratio: 57
elderly dependency ratio: 6
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Korea, North total dependency ratio: 44.5
youth dependency ratio: 30.5
elderly dependency ratio: 14
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
Korea, South total dependency ratio: 36.7
youth dependency ratio: 19
elderly dependency ratio: 17.7
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
Kuwait total dependency ratio: 29.8
youth dependency ratio: 27.1
elderly dependency ratio: 2.7
potential support ratio: 37.3 (2015 est.)
Kyrgyzstan total dependency ratio: 54.7
youth dependency ratio: 48.1
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6
potential support ratio: 15.1 (2015 est.)
Laos total dependency ratio: 60.2
youth dependency ratio: 54
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Latvia total dependency ratio: 52.5
youth dependency ratio: 23.1
elderly dependency ratio: 29.4
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Lebanon total dependency ratio: 47.3
youth dependency ratio: 35.3
elderly dependency ratio: 12
potential support ratio: 8.3 (2015 est.)
Lesotho total dependency ratio: 66.9
youth dependency ratio: 59.5
elderly dependency ratio: 7.4
potential support ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.)
Liberia total dependency ratio: 83.2
youth dependency ratio: 77.6
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.1 (2015 est.)
Libya total dependency ratio: 49.1
youth dependency ratio: 42.6
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4
potential support ratio: 15.5 (2015 est.)
Lithuania total dependency ratio: 49.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.9
elderly dependency ratio: 28
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Luxembourg total dependency ratio: 43.6
youth dependency ratio: 23.5
elderly dependency ratio: 20.1
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Macau total dependency ratio: 26.6
youth dependency ratio: 15.7
elderly dependency ratio: 10.9
potential support ratio: 9.2 (2015 est.)
Macedonia total dependency ratio: 41.6
youth dependency ratio: 23.8
elderly dependency ratio: 17.7
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
Madagascar total dependency ratio: 80.1
youth dependency ratio: 75
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.6 (2015 est.)
Malawi total dependency ratio: 91
youth dependency ratio: 85.3
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.4 (2015 est.)
Malaysia total dependency ratio: 44.6
youth dependency ratio: 36.1
elderly dependency ratio: 8.5
potential support ratio: 11.8 (2015 est.)
Maldives total dependency ratio: 38
youth dependency ratio: 32.3
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.)
Mali total dependency ratio: 101.9
youth dependency ratio: 96.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.5 (2015 est.)
Malta total dependency ratio: 48.8
youth dependency ratio: 21.4
elderly dependency ratio: 27.3
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Mauritania total dependency ratio: 76.5
youth dependency ratio: 71
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.)
Mauritius total dependency ratio: 41.6
youth dependency ratio: 27.5
elderly dependency ratio: 14.1
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
Mexico total dependency ratio: 51.4
youth dependency ratio: 41.6
elderly dependency ratio: 9.8
potential support ratio: 10.2 (2015 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of total dependency ratio: 62.4
youth dependency ratio: 55.3
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1
potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
Moldova total dependency ratio: 34.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 13.4
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
Mongolia total dependency ratio: 48.5
youth dependency ratio: 42.7
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8
potential support ratio: 17.3 (2015 est.)
Montenegro total dependency ratio: 47.8
youth dependency ratio: 27.3
elderly dependency ratio: 20.5
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Morocco total dependency ratio: 51.6
youth dependency ratio: 41.9
elderly dependency ratio: 9.7
potential support ratio: 10.3 (2015 est.)
Mozambique total dependency ratio: 93.5
youth dependency ratio: 87.5
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1
potential support ratio: 16.5 (2015 est.)
Namibia total dependency ratio: 68.1
youth dependency ratio: 62.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8
potential support ratio: 17.1 (2015 est.)
Nepal total dependency ratio: 61.4
youth dependency ratio: 52.5
elderly dependency ratio: 8.8
potential support ratio: 11.3 (2015 est.)
Netherlands total dependency ratio: 53.1
youth dependency ratio: 25.6
elderly dependency ratio: 27.4
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
New Caledonia total dependency ratio: 48.3
youth dependency ratio: 33.9
elderly dependency ratio: 14.4
potential support ratio: 6.9 (2015 est.)
New Zealand total dependency ratio: 52.9
youth dependency ratio: 30.5
elderly dependency ratio: 22.4
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Nicaragua total dependency ratio: 54.1
youth dependency ratio: 46.3
elderly dependency ratio: 7.8
potential support ratio: 12.8 (2015 est.)
Niger total dependency ratio: 111.6
youth dependency ratio: 106.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.4
potential support ratio: 18.6 (2015 est.)
Nigeria total dependency ratio: 88.2
youth dependency ratio: 83
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.4 (2015 est.)
Norway total dependency ratio: 52.1
youth dependency ratio: 27.3
elderly dependency ratio: 24.8
potential support ratio: 4
note: data include Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands (2015 est.)
Oman total dependency ratio: 32.4
youth dependency ratio: 29.4
elderly dependency ratio: 3.1
potential support ratio: 32.6 (2015 est.)
Pakistan total dependency ratio: 65.3
youth dependency ratio: 57.9
elderly dependency ratio: 7.4
potential support ratio: 13.5 (2015 est.)
Panama total dependency ratio: 54.8
youth dependency ratio: 43.1
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea total dependency ratio: 67.4
youth dependency ratio: 61.3
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1
potential support ratio: 16.4 (2015 est.)
Paraguay total dependency ratio: 56.6
youth dependency ratio: 47.2
elderly dependency ratio: 9.4
potential support ratio: 10.6 (2015 est.)
Peru total dependency ratio: 53.2
youth dependency ratio: 42.7
elderly dependency ratio: 10.5
potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
Philippines total dependency ratio: 58.2
youth dependency ratio: 51
elderly dependency ratio: 7.2
potential support ratio: 13.8 (2015 est.)
Poland total dependency ratio: 43.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.4
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Portugal total dependency ratio: 53.4
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 31.8
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico total dependency ratio: 49.6
youth dependency ratio: 27.9
elderly dependency ratio: 21.7
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
Qatar total dependency ratio: 17.5
youth dependency ratio: 16.3
elderly dependency ratio: 1.3
potential support ratio: 78.1 (2015 est.)
Romania total dependency ratio: 48
youth dependency ratio: 22.8
elderly dependency ratio: 25.2
potential support ratio: 4 (2015 est.)
Russia total dependency ratio: 43.5
youth dependency ratio: 24.2
elderly dependency ratio: 19.4
potential support ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
Rwanda total dependency ratio: 77.3
youth dependency ratio: 72.4
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 20.1 (2015 est.)
Saint Lucia total dependency ratio: 41.1
youth dependency ratio: 27.9
elderly dependency ratio: 13.3
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total dependency ratio: 46.8
youth dependency ratio: 36
elderly dependency ratio: 10.8
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Samoa total dependency ratio: 74.2
youth dependency ratio: 64.9
elderly dependency ratio: 9.3
potential support ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe total dependency ratio: 86.7
youth dependency ratio: 81.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 17.8 (2015 est.)
Saudi Arabia total dependency ratio: 40.9
youth dependency ratio: 36.6
elderly dependency ratio: 4.3
potential support ratio: 23.2 (2015 est.)
Senegal total dependency ratio: 85.4
youth dependency ratio: 79.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 18 (2015 est.)
Serbia total dependency ratio: 49.2
youth dependency ratio: 24.9
elderly dependency ratio: 24.3
potential support ratio: 4.1
note: data include Kosovo (2015 est.)
Seychelles total dependency ratio: 42.8
youth dependency ratio: 31
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone total dependency ratio: 82.6
youth dependency ratio: 78
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6
potential support ratio: 21.9 (2015 est.)
Singapore total dependency ratio: 37.3
youth dependency ratio: 21.3
elderly dependency ratio: 16
potential support ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
Slovakia total dependency ratio: 41.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 19.9
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Slovenia total dependency ratio: 48.7
youth dependency ratio: 21.9
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Solomon Islands total dependency ratio: 75.4
youth dependency ratio: 69.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Somalia total dependency ratio: 97.4
youth dependency ratio: 92.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.3
potential support ratio: 18.8 (2015 est.)
South Africa total dependency ratio: 52.5
youth dependency ratio: 44.8
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7
potential support ratio: 12.9 (2015 est.)
South Sudan total dependency ratio: 83.7
youth dependency ratio: 77.3
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4
potential support ratio: 15.7 (2015 est.)
Spain total dependency ratio: 51
youth dependency ratio: 22.5
elderly dependency ratio: 28.5
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Sri Lanka total dependency ratio: 51.2
youth dependency ratio: 37.2
elderly dependency ratio: 14.1
potential support ratio: 7.1 (2015 est.)
Sudan total dependency ratio: 81.6
youth dependency ratio: 75.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.3
potential support ratio: 15.9 (2015 est.)
Suriname total dependency ratio: 50.7
youth dependency ratio: 40.6
elderly dependency ratio: 10.1
potential support ratio: 9.9 (2015 est.)
Sweden total dependency ratio: 58.5
youth dependency ratio: 27.4
elderly dependency ratio: 31.1
potential support ratio: 3.2 (2015 est.)
Switzerland total dependency ratio: 48.8
youth dependency ratio: 22
elderly dependency ratio: 26.8
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Syria total dependency ratio: 72.8
youth dependency ratio: 65.8
elderly dependency ratio: 7
potential support ratio: 14.3 (2015 est.)
Taiwan total dependency ratio: 35.2
youth dependency ratio: 18.6
elderly dependency ratio: 16.6
potential support ratio: 6 (2015 est.)
Tajikistan total dependency ratio: 62.5
youth dependency ratio: 57.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.4
potential support ratio: 18.5 (2015 est.)
Tanzania total dependency ratio: 93.4
youth dependency ratio: 87.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6
potential support ratio: 16.6 (2015 est.)
Thailand total dependency ratio: 40
youth dependency ratio: 25.2
elderly dependency ratio: 14.8
potential support ratio: 6.8 (2015 est.)
Timor-Leste total dependency ratio: 90.3
youth dependency ratio: 83.7
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6
potential support ratio: 15.2 (2015 est.)
Togo total dependency ratio: 81.2
youth dependency ratio: 76.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.8 (2015 est.)
Tonga total dependency ratio: 74.2
youth dependency ratio: 63.9
elderly dependency ratio: 10.2
potential support ratio: 9.8 (2015 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago total dependency ratio: 43.2
youth dependency ratio: 29.8
elderly dependency ratio: 13.5
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
Tunisia total dependency ratio: 45.6
youth dependency ratio: 34.5
elderly dependency ratio: 11.1
potential support ratio: 9 (2015 est.)
Turkey total dependency ratio: 50.1
youth dependency ratio: 38.4
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan total dependency ratio: 52.7
youth dependency ratio: 46.5
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Uganda total dependency ratio: 101.6
youth dependency ratio: 97.2
elderly dependency ratio: 4.4
potential support ratio: 22.8 (2015 est.)
Ukraine total dependency ratio: 44.8
youth dependency ratio: 21.8
elderly dependency ratio: 23
potential support ratio: 4.3
note: data include Crimea (2015 est.)
United Arab Emirates total dependency ratio: 17.4
youth dependency ratio: 16.2
elderly dependency ratio: 1.2
potential support ratio: 83.4 (2015 est.)
United Kingdom total dependency ratio: 55.5
youth dependency ratio: 27.4
elderly dependency ratio: 28.2
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
United States total dependency ratio: 51.2
youth dependency ratio: 29
elderly dependency ratio: 22.1
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Uruguay total dependency ratio: 55.9
youth dependency ratio: 33.4
elderly dependency ratio: 22.5
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan total dependency ratio: 47.7
youth dependency ratio: 41.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
Vanuatu total dependency ratio: 68.7
youth dependency ratio: 61.6
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1
potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
Venezuela total dependency ratio: 52.6
youth dependency ratio: 43
elderly dependency ratio: 9.5
potential support ratio: 10.5 (2015 est.)
Vietnam total dependency ratio: 42.5
youth dependency ratio: 32.9
elderly dependency ratio: 9.6
potential support ratio: 10.4 (2015 est.)
Virgin Islands total dependency ratio: 60.8
youth dependency ratio: 32.8
elderly dependency ratio: 28
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
West Bank total dependency ratio: 75.8
youth dependency ratio: 70.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2
potential support ratio: 19.1
note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015 est.)
Western Sahara total dependency ratio: 45
youth dependency ratio: 41.4
elderly dependency ratio: 3.7
potential support ratio: 27.1 (2015 est.)
World total dependency ratio: 52.5
youth dependency ratio: 39.9
elderly dependency ratio: 12.6
potential support ratio: 7.9 (2015 est.)
Yemen total dependency ratio: 76.8
youth dependency ratio: 71.7
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.8 (2015 est.)
Zambia total dependency ratio: 91.9
youth dependency ratio: 87.1
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8
potential support ratio: 20.8 (2015 est.)
Zimbabwe total dependency ratio: 79.5
youth dependency ratio: 74.4
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.7 (2015 est.)