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DEPENDENT POPULATION RATIO

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Definition:
The dependent population ratio is the ratio of the population defined as dependent (the population aged 0-19 and 65 and over) divided by the population 20-64, multiplied by 100.

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2002