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DEPENDENCY RATIO

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French Equivalent: Taux de dépendance économique

Definition:
Typically defined as the ratio of those of non-active age to those of active age in a given population.

Source Publication:
OECD Working Party on Private Pensions, 2005, “'Private Pensions: OECD Classification and Glossary, 2005 edition”, OECD, Paris.

Cross References:
System dependency ratio

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Glossary Output Segments:
OECD Private Pensions

Created on Sunday, January 19, 2003

Last updated on Tuesday, August 16, 2005