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Afghanistan total dependency ratio: 87
youth dependency ratio: 82.3
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6
potential support ratio: 21.7 (2015 est.)
Albania total dependency ratio: 44.8
youth dependency ratio: 26.9
elderly dependency ratio: 18
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
Algeria total dependency ratio: 52.6
youth dependency ratio: 43.6
elderly dependency ratio: 9.1
potential support ratio: 11 (2015 est.)
Angola total dependency ratio: 99.9
youth dependency ratio: 95.2
elderly dependency ratio: 4.6
potential support ratio: 21.6 (2015 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda total dependency ratio: 45.7
youth dependency ratio: 35.2
elderly dependency ratio: 10.4
potential support ratio: 9.6 (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: 41.3
youth dependency ratio: 26
elderly dependency ratio: 15.3
potential support ratio: 6.5 (2015 est.)
Aruba total dependency ratio: 44
youth dependency ratio: 26.4
elderly dependency ratio: 17.6
potential support ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
Australia total dependency ratio: 50.9
youth dependency ratio: 28.2
elderly dependency ratio: 22.7
potential support ratio: 4.4 (2015 est.)
Austria total dependency ratio: 49.2
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 28
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
Azerbaijan total dependency ratio: 38
youth dependency ratio: 30.3
elderly dependency ratio: 7.8
potential support ratio: 12.9 (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The total dependency ratio: 41.2
youth dependency ratio: 29.6
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Bahrain total dependency ratio: 31.4
youth dependency ratio: 28.2
elderly dependency ratio: 3.2
potential support ratio: 31.6 (2015 est.)
Bangladesh total dependency ratio: 52.5
youth dependency ratio: 44.9
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6
potential support ratio: 13.2 (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
youth dependency ratio: 23
elderly dependency ratio: 20
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Belgium total dependency ratio: 54.2
youth dependency ratio: 26.1
elderly dependency ratio: 28.1
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: 82
youth dependency ratio: 76.7
elderly dependency ratio: 5.3
potential support ratio: 19 (2015 est.)
Bhutan total dependency ratio: 46.9
youth dependency ratio: 39.5
elderly dependency ratio: 7.4
potential support ratio: 13.4 (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: 40.7
youth dependency ratio: 19
elderly dependency ratio: 21.7
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
Botswana total dependency ratio: 55.3
youth dependency ratio: 49.7
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 17.9 (2015 est.)
Brazil total dependency ratio: 44.7
youth dependency ratio: 33.3
elderly dependency ratio: 11.3
potential support ratio: 8.8 (2015 est.)
Brunei total dependency ratio: 38
youth dependency ratio: 31.9
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1
potential support ratio: 16.4 (2015 est.)
Bulgaria total dependency ratio: 51.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.5
elderly dependency ratio: 30.4
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: 21.7 (2015 est.)
Burma total dependency ratio: 49.1
youth dependency ratio: 41.1
elderly dependency ratio: 8
potential support ratio: 12.5 (2015 est.)
Burundi total dependency ratio: 89.7
youth dependency ratio: 85
elderly dependency ratio: 4.7
potential support ratio: 21.3 (2015 est.)
Cabo Verde total dependency ratio: 52
youth dependency ratio: 45.1
elderly dependency ratio: 7
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: 84.3
youth dependency ratio: 78.4
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 16.9 (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: 75.2
youth dependency ratio: 68.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.8
potential support ratio: 14.8 (2015 est.)
Chad total dependency ratio: 100.7
youth dependency ratio: 95.8
elderly dependency ratio: 4.9
potential support ratio: 20.3 (2015 est.)
Chile total dependency ratio: 45.2
youth dependency ratio: 29.3
elderly dependency ratio: 16
potential support ratio: 6.3 (2015 est.)
China total dependency ratio: 36.6
youth dependency ratio: 23.5
elderly dependency ratio: 13
potential support ratio: 7.7 (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: 75.6
youth dependency ratio: 70.7
elderly dependency ratio: 4.9
potential support ratio: 20.4 (2015 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total dependency ratio: 95.9
youth dependency ratio: 90.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.8
potential support ratio: 17.2 (2015 est.)
Congo, Republic of the total dependency ratio: 86.2
youth dependency ratio: 79.4
elderly dependency ratio: 6.8
potential support ratio: 14.7 (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: 83.5
youth dependency ratio: 77.9
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 18 (2015 est.)
Croatia total dependency ratio: 51.1
youth dependency ratio: 22.5
elderly dependency ratio: 28.6
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Cuba total dependency ratio: 43.4
youth dependency ratio: 23.4
elderly dependency ratio: 20
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Curacao total dependency ratio: 51.1
youth dependency ratio: 28.7
elderly dependency ratio: 22.4
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Cyprus total dependency ratio: 41.6
youth dependency ratio: 23.4
elderly dependency ratio: 18.2
potential support ratio: 5.5 (2015 est.)
Czechia total dependency ratio: 49.5
youth dependency ratio: 22.5
elderly dependency ratio: 27
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Denmark total dependency ratio: 55.9
youth dependency ratio: 26.3
elderly dependency ratio: 29.6
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Djibouti total dependency ratio: 58.5
youth dependency ratio: 51.9
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6
potential support ratio: 15.1 (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: 62.3
youth dependency ratio: 53.8
elderly dependency ratio: 8.5
potential support ratio: 11.8 (2015 est.)
El Salvador total dependency ratio: 54.3
youth dependency ratio: 41.7
elderly dependency ratio: 12.6
potential support ratio: 7.9 (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea total dependency ratio: 72.9
youth dependency ratio: 67.9
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 20 (2015 est.)
Eritrea total dependency ratio: 83.2
youth dependency ratio: 78.4
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8
potential support ratio: 20.7 (2015 est.)
Estonia total dependency ratio: 53.5
youth dependency ratio: 24.7
elderly dependency ratio: 28.8
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Ethiopia total dependency ratio: 81.6
youth dependency ratio: 75.2
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: 58.3
youth dependency ratio: 25.9
elderly dependency ratio: 32.4
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
France total dependency ratio: 60.3
youth dependency ratio: 29.6
elderly dependency ratio: 30.6
potential support ratio: 3.3 (2015 est.)
French Polynesia total dependency ratio: 42.2
youth dependency ratio: 31.5
elderly dependency ratio: 10.7
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Gabon total dependency ratio: 73.1
youth dependency ratio: 64.3
elderly dependency ratio: 8.8
potential support ratio: 11.3 (2015 est.)
Gambia, The total dependency ratio: 94.2
youth dependency ratio: 89.7
elderly dependency ratio: 4.5
potential support ratio: 22.3 (2015 est.)
Gaza Strip total dependency ratio: 76
youth dependency ratio: 70.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2
potential support ratio: 19.2
note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015 est.)
Georgia total dependency ratio: 45.7
youth dependency ratio: 25.2
elderly dependency ratio: 20.4
potential support ratio: 4.9 (2015 est.)
Germany total dependency ratio: 51.8
youth dependency ratio: 19.6
elderly dependency ratio: 32.2
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Ghana total dependency ratio: 73
youth dependency ratio: 67.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.)
Greece total dependency ratio: 56.2
youth dependency ratio: 22.8
elderly dependency ratio: 33.4
potential support ratio: 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
youth dependency ratio: 38.7
elderly dependency ratio: 13.3
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
Guatemala total dependency ratio: 70.9
youth dependency ratio: 62.6
elderly dependency ratio: 8.3
potential support ratio: 12.1 (2015 est.)
Guernsey total dependency ratio: 47
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 25.4
potential support ratio: 3.9
note: data represent the Channel Islands (2015 est.)
Guinea-Bissau total dependency ratio: 78.4
youth dependency ratio: 72.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.)
Guinea total dependency ratio: 83.8
youth dependency ratio: 78.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 17.8 (2015 est.)
Guyana total dependency ratio: 51.1
youth dependency ratio: 43.5
elderly dependency ratio: 7.6
potential support ratio: 13.2 (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: 57.8
youth dependency ratio: 50.1
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7
potential support ratio: 13.1 (2015 est.)
Hong Kong total dependency ratio: 37
youth dependency ratio: 16.4
elderly dependency ratio: 20.6
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
Hungary total dependency ratio: 47.9
youth dependency ratio: 21.5
elderly dependency ratio: 26.3
potential support ratio: 3.8 (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: 52.4
youth dependency ratio: 43.9
elderly dependency ratio: 8.6
potential support ratio: 11.7 (2015 est.)
Indonesia total dependency ratio: 49
youth dependency ratio: 41.2
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7
potential support ratio: 13 (2015 est.)
Iran total dependency ratio: 40.2
youth dependency ratio: 33.1
elderly dependency ratio: 7.1
potential support ratio: 14.1 (2015 est.)
Iraq total dependency ratio: 78.7
youth dependency ratio: 73.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.3 (2015 est.)
Ireland total dependency ratio: 53.7
youth dependency ratio: 33.5
elderly dependency ratio: 20.2
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Israel total dependency ratio: 64.1
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: 35.1
potential support ratio: 2.9 (2015 est.)
Jamaica total dependency ratio: 48.6
youth dependency ratio: 35
elderly dependency ratio: 13.6
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
Japan total dependency ratio: 64.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.1
elderly dependency ratio: 43.3
potential support ratio: 2.3 (2015 est.)
Jersey total dependency ratio: 47
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 25.4
potential support ratio: 3.9
note: data represent the Channel Islands (2015 est.)
Jordan total dependency ratio: 64.8
youth dependency ratio: 58.5
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16 (2015 est.)
Kazakhstan total dependency ratio: 50.3
youth dependency ratio: 40.1
elderly dependency ratio: 10.1
potential support ratio: 9.9 (2015 est.)
Kenya total dependency ratio: 80.9
youth dependency ratio: 75.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.7 (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: 44.3
youth dependency ratio: 30.5
elderly dependency ratio: 13.8
potential support ratio: 7.3 (2015 est.)
Korea, South total dependency ratio: 37.2
youth dependency ratio: 19.2
elderly dependency ratio: 18
potential support ratio: 5.6 (2015 est.)
Kuwait total dependency ratio: 32.1
youth dependency ratio: 29.5
elderly dependency ratio: 2.6
potential support ratio: 38.4 (2015 est.)
Kyrgyzstan total dependency ratio: 55.3
youth dependency ratio: 48.8
elderly dependency ratio: 6.6
potential support ratio: 15.2 (2015 est.)
Laos total dependency ratio: 62.8
youth dependency ratio: 56.6
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Latvia total dependency ratio: 52.2
youth dependency ratio: 22.7
elderly dependency ratio: 29.5
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Lebanon total dependency ratio: 47.3
youth dependency ratio: 35.4
elderly dependency ratio: 12
potential support ratio: 8.3 (2015 est.)
Lesotho total dependency ratio: 67.3
youth dependency ratio: 60.3
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9
potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
Liberia total dependency ratio: 82.9
youth dependency ratio: 77.4
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.2 (2015 est.)
Libya total dependency ratio: 52.4
youth dependency ratio: 45.5
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9
potential support ratio: 14.5 (2015 est.)
Lithuania total dependency ratio: 50.1
youth dependency ratio: 21.8
elderly dependency ratio: 28.3
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
Luxembourg total dependency ratio: 43.7
youth dependency ratio: 23.6
elderly dependency ratio: 20.1
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Macau total dependency ratio: 28.2
youth dependency ratio: 16.7
elderly dependency ratio: 11.5
potential support ratio: 8.7 (2015 est.)
Macedonia total dependency ratio: 41.4
youth dependency ratio: 24
elderly dependency ratio: 17.4
potential support ratio: 5.7 (2015 est.)
Madagascar total dependency ratio: 80.3
youth dependency ratio: 75.2
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.5 (2015 est.)
Malawi total dependency ratio: 94.5
youth dependency ratio: 87.9
elderly dependency ratio: 6.7
potential support ratio: 14.9 (2015 est.)
Malaysia total dependency ratio: 43.6
youth dependency ratio: 35.2
elderly dependency ratio: 8.4
potential support ratio: 11.9 (2015 est.)
Maldives total dependency ratio: 47.4
youth dependency ratio: 40.5
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9
potential support ratio: 14.4 (2015 est.)
Mali total dependency ratio: 100.2
youth dependency ratio: 95.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 19.8 (2015 est.)
Malta total dependency ratio: 50.8
youth dependency ratio: 21.8
elderly dependency ratio: 29
potential support ratio: 3.4 (2015 est.)
Mauritania total dependency ratio: 76.1
youth dependency ratio: 70.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.7 (2015 est.)
Mauritius total dependency ratio: 40.6
youth dependency ratio: 27.2
elderly dependency ratio: 13.4
potential support ratio: 7.4 (2015 est.)
Mexico total dependency ratio: 51.7
youth dependency ratio: 41.9
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: 34.6
youth dependency ratio: 21.2
elderly dependency ratio: 13.4
potential support ratio: 7.5 (2015 est.)
Mongolia total dependency ratio: 47.6
youth dependency ratio: 41.7
elderly dependency ratio: 6
potential support ratio: 16.7 (2015 est.)
Montenegro total dependency ratio: 47.7
youth dependency ratio: 27.6
elderly dependency ratio: 20.2
potential support ratio: 5 (2015 est.)
Morocco total dependency ratio: 50.1
youth dependency ratio: 40.9
elderly dependency ratio: 9.3
potential support ratio: 10.8 (2015 est.)
Mozambique total dependency ratio: 94.8
youth dependency ratio: 88.2
elderly dependency ratio: 6.5
potential support ratio: 15.3 (2015 est.)
Namibia total dependency ratio: 67.3
youth dependency ratio: 61.4
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 17 (2015 est.)
Nepal total dependency ratio: 61.8
youth dependency ratio: 52.9
elderly dependency ratio: 9
potential support ratio: 11.1 (2015 est.)
Netherlands total dependency ratio: 53.3
youth dependency ratio: 25.3
elderly dependency ratio: 27.9
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
New Caledonia total dependency ratio: 47.9
youth dependency ratio: 32.9
elderly dependency ratio: 15
potential support ratio: 6.6 (2015 est.)
New Zealand total dependency ratio: 54
youth dependency ratio: 31.1
elderly dependency ratio: 22.9
potential support ratio: 4.4 (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.)
Nigeria total dependency ratio: 87.7
youth dependency ratio: 82.6
elderly dependency ratio: 5.1
potential support ratio: 19.5 (2015 est.)
Niger total dependency ratio: 113
youth dependency ratio: 107.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.2 (2015 est.)
Norway total dependency ratio: 52.2
youth dependency ratio: 27.3
elderly dependency ratio: 24.9
potential support ratio: 4 (2015 est.)
Oman total dependency ratio: 30
youth dependency ratio: 26.7
elderly dependency ratio: 3.4
potential support ratio: 29.8 (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: 53.4
youth dependency ratio: 41.7
elderly dependency ratio: 11.7
potential support ratio: 8.5 (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea total dependency ratio: 67.1
youth dependency ratio: 62.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 19.9 (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: 57.6
youth dependency ratio: 50.3
elderly dependency ratio: 7.2
potential support ratio: 13.9 (2015 est.)
Poland total dependency ratio: 43.8
youth dependency ratio: 21.5
elderly dependency ratio: 22.3
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2015 est.)
Portugal total dependency ratio: 53.5
youth dependency ratio: 21.6
elderly dependency ratio: 31.9
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico total dependency ratio: 50
youth dependency ratio: 28.3
elderly dependency ratio: 21.7
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
Qatar total dependency ratio: 20.1
youth dependency ratio: 18.6
elderly dependency ratio: 1.4
potential support ratio: 70.4 (2015 est.)
Romania total dependency ratio: 48.9
youth dependency ratio: 23.1
elderly dependency ratio: 25.8
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)
Russia total dependency ratio: 43.1
youth dependency ratio: 24
elderly dependency ratio: 19.1
potential support ratio: 5.2 (2015 est.)
Rwanda total dependency ratio: 78.1
youth dependency ratio: 73.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 20.1 (2015 est.)
Saint Lucia total dependency ratio: 47.3
youth dependency ratio: 34.1
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
youth dependency ratio: 64.9
elderly dependency ratio: 9.1
potential support ratio: 11 (2015 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe total dependency ratio: 84.2
youth dependency ratio: 78.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.)
Saudi Arabia total dependency ratio: 45.9
youth dependency ratio: 41.7
elderly dependency ratio: 4.2
potential support ratio: 24 (2015 est.)
Senegal total dependency ratio: 87.6
youth dependency ratio: 82.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.5
potential support ratio: 18.2 (2015 est.)
Serbia total dependency ratio: 50.1
youth dependency ratio: 24.5
elderly dependency ratio: 25.6
potential support ratio: 3.9 (2015 est.)
Seychelles total dependency ratio: 43.5
youth dependency ratio: 33.6
elderly dependency ratio: 9.9
potential support ratio: 10.1 (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone total dependency ratio: 81.9
youth dependency ratio: 77.1
elderly dependency ratio: 4.9
potential support ratio: 20.6 (2015 est.)
Singapore total dependency ratio: 37.4
youth dependency ratio: 21.4
elderly dependency ratio: 16.1
potential support ratio: 6.2 (2015 est.)
Slovakia total dependency ratio: 40.8
youth dependency ratio: 21.3
elderly dependency ratio: 19.5
potential support ratio: 5.1 (2015 est.)
Slovenia total dependency ratio: 48.7
youth dependency ratio: 22
elderly dependency ratio: 26.7
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Solomon Islands total dependency ratio: 75.1
youth dependency ratio: 69.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 16.8 (2015 est.)
Somalia total dependency ratio: 98.1
youth dependency ratio: 92.5
elderly dependency ratio: 5.6
potential support ratio: 17.9 (2015 est.)
South Africa total dependency ratio: 52.1
youth dependency ratio: 44.5
elderly dependency ratio: 7.7
potential support ratio: 13.1 (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: 50.8
youth dependency ratio: 22.4
elderly dependency ratio: 28.3
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: 78
youth dependency ratio: 72.1
elderly dependency ratio: 5.9
potential support ratio: 16.9 (2015 est.)
Suriname total dependency ratio: 50.8
youth dependency ratio: 40.4
elderly dependency ratio: 10.4
potential support ratio: 9.6 (2015 est.)
Swaziland total dependency ratio: 69.3
youth dependency ratio: 63.2
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1
potential support ratio: 16.5 (2015 est.)
Sweden total dependency ratio: 59.3
youth dependency ratio: 27.5
elderly dependency ratio: 31.8
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2015 est.)
Switzerland total dependency ratio: 48.8
youth dependency ratio: 22
elderly dependency ratio: 26.9
potential support ratio: 3.7 (2015 est.)
Syria total dependency ratio: 70
youth dependency ratio: 63.1
elderly dependency ratio: 6.9
potential support ratio: 14.5 (2015 est.)
Tajikistan total dependency ratio: 60.9
youth dependency ratio: 56
elderly dependency ratio: 4.8
potential support ratio: 20.7 (2015 est.)
Tanzania total dependency ratio: 93.8
youth dependency ratio: 87.6
elderly dependency ratio: 6.2
potential support ratio: 16.1 (2015 est.)
Thailand total dependency ratio: 39.2
youth dependency ratio: 24.7
elderly dependency ratio: 14.6
potential support ratio: 6.9 (2015 est.)
Timor-Leste total dependency ratio: 92.3
youth dependency ratio: 81.5
elderly dependency ratio: 10.7
potential support ratio: 9.3 (2015 est.)
Togo total dependency ratio: 81.8
youth dependency ratio: 76.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.)
Tonga total dependency ratio: 74.3
youth dependency ratio: 64.1
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: 44.8
youth dependency ratio: 33.8
elderly dependency ratio: 11
potential support ratio: 9.1 (2015 est.)
Turkey total dependency ratio: 49.7
youth dependency ratio: 38.4
elderly dependency ratio: 11.3
potential support ratio: 8.9 (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan total dependency ratio: 47.9
youth dependency ratio: 41.7
elderly dependency ratio: 6.1
potential support ratio: 16.3 (2015 est.)
Uganda total dependency ratio: 102.3
youth dependency ratio: 97.3
elderly dependency ratio: 5
potential support ratio: 19.9 (2015 est.)
Ukraine total dependency ratio: 43.3
youth dependency ratio: 21.4
elderly dependency ratio: 21.9
potential support ratio: 4.6 (2015 est.)
United Arab Emirates total dependency ratio: 17.8
youth dependency ratio: 16.4
elderly dependency ratio: 1.3
potential support ratio: 74.6 (2015 est.)
United Kingdom total dependency ratio: 55.1
youth dependency ratio: 27.6
elderly dependency ratio: 27.6
potential support ratio: 3.6 (2015 est.)
United States total dependency ratio: 50.9
youth dependency ratio: 28.6
elderly dependency ratio: 22.3
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: 49.7
youth dependency ratio: 42.7
elderly dependency ratio: 7
potential support ratio: 14.3 (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: 52.4
youth dependency ratio: 42.8
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: 61.2
youth dependency ratio: 32.8
elderly dependency ratio: 28.4
potential support ratio: 3.5 (2015 est.)
West Bank total dependency ratio: 76
youth dependency ratio: 70.8
elderly dependency ratio: 5.2
potential support ratio: 19.2
note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015 est.)
Western Sahara total dependency ratio: 40.2
youth dependency ratio: 36.1
elderly dependency ratio: 4.1
potential support ratio: 24.4 (2015 est.)
World total dependency ratio: 52.3
youth dependency ratio: 39.7
elderly dependency ratio: 12.6
potential support ratio: 7.9 (2015 est.)
Yemen total dependency ratio: 75.6
youth dependency ratio: 70.7
elderly dependency ratio: 4.9
potential support ratio: 20.4 (2015 est.)
Zambia total dependency ratio: 95.4
youth dependency ratio: 89.7
elderly dependency ratio: 5.7
potential support ratio: 17.6 (2015 est.)
Zimbabwe total dependency ratio: 80.4
youth dependency ratio: 75
elderly dependency ratio: 5.3
potential support ratio: 18.7 (2015 est.)