OECD Labour Force Statistics 2015
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OECD Labour Force Statistics 2015

This annual edition of Labour Force Statistics provides detailed statistics on population, labour force, employment and unemployment, broken down by gender, as well as unemployment duration, employment status, employment by sector of activity and part-time employment. It also contains participation and unemployment rates by gender and detailed age groups as well as comparative tables for the main components of the labour force. Data are available for each OECD Member country and for OECD-Total, Euro area and European Union. The time series presented in the publication cover 10 years for most countries. It also provides information on the sources and definitions used by Member countries in the compilation of those statistics.

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Table 11 – Total dependency rate

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OECD LABOUR FORCE STATISTICS 2015 - © OECD 2015

‌11Total dependency rate
Youth and elderly as % of population aged 15-64
Percentage
‌‌
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Australia
48.6
 
48.4
 
48.3
 
48.1
 
48.1
 
48.4
 
48.8
 
49.4
 
50.0
 
50.5
 
Austria
47.6
 
48.0
 
48.2
 
48.2
 
48.2
 
48.1
 
47.8
 
48.0
 
48.4
 
..
 
Belgium
52.3
 
52.0
 
51.5
 
51.4
 
51.5
 
51.7
 
52.0
 
52.6
 
53.1
 
53.7
 
Canada
44.4
 
44.1
 
43.9
 
43.9
 
44.0
 
44.1
 
44.5
 
45.2
 
45.9
 
46.6
 
Chile
47.8
 
46.8
 
46.0
 
45.3
 
44.9
 
44.6
 
44.4
 
44.2
 
44.1
 
44.1
 
Czech Republic
40.7
 
40.5
 
40.4
 
40.7
 
41.3
 
42.2
 
43.9
 
45.5
 
47.1
 
48.6
 
Denmark
51.2
 
51.3
 
51.5
 
51.7
 
52.2
 
52.8
 
53.5
 
54.2
 
54.7
 
..
 
Estonia
46.9
 
47.1
 
47.5
 
47.8
 
48.1
 
48.5
 
49.3
 
50.3
 
51.4
 
51.9
 
Finland
49.9
 
50.2
 
50.3
 
50.2
 
50.5
 
51.1
 
52.2
 
53.6
 
55.0
 
57.1
 
France
53.6
 
53.5
 
53.5
 
53.7
 
54.1
 
54.4
 
55.1
 
56.1
 
57.2
 
..
 
Germany
49.6
 
50.1
 
50.8
 
51.0
 
51.4
 
51.6
 
52.5
 
52.5
 
52.5
 
52.7
 
Greece
49.5
 
49.6
 
49.6
 
49.7
 
50.2
 
50.9
 
51.8
 
52.8
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
45.4
 
45.3
 
45.3
 
45.4
 
45.6
 
45.6
 
45.7
 
46.0
 
46.6
 
47.5
 
Iceland
51.1
 
49.4
 
48.3
 
47.5
 
48.4
 
49.4
 
49.9
 
50.3
 
50.8
 
51.1
 
Ireland
46.5
 
45.7
 
44.9
 
45.2
 
46.3
 
47.8
 
49.2
 
50.8
 
52.2
 
53.3
 
Israel 1
62.0
 
61.9
 
61.8
 
61.6
 
60.5
 
60.9
 
61.8
 
62.5
 
63.3
 
e 
..
 
Italy
50.4
 
51.1
 
51.5
 
51.7
 
52.0
 
52.2
 
52.5
 
53.2
 
53.7
 
54.4
 
Japan
51.3
 
52.6
 
53.9
 
55.2
 
56.5
 
56.7
 
57.1
 
59.0
 
61.1
 
..
 
Korea
39.4
 
39.0
 
38.7
 
38.2
 
37.8
 
37.3
 
36.9
 
36.8
 
36.8
 
36.9
 
Luxembourg
48.6
 
48.2
 
47.8
 
47.4
 
46.9
 
46.4
 
45.9
 
45.1
 
44.8
 
44.8
 
Mexico
59.9
 
59.2
 
58.3
 
57.5
 
56.6
 
55.8
 
55.0
 
54.3
 
53.7
 
53.1
 
Netherlands
48.2
 
48.3
 
48.3
 
48.5
 
48.8
 
49.2
 
49.9
 
51.0
 
51.8
 
..
 
New Zealand
50.5
 
50.3
 
50.5
 
50.6
 
50.8
 
51.1
 
51.5
 
52.3
 
52.8
 
53.0
 
Norway
52.3
 
51.8
 
51.3
 
50.9
 
50.9
 
51.0
 
51.2
 
51.4
 
51.7
 
51.9
 
Poland
42.2
 
41.6
 
41.0
 
40.5
 
40.3
 
40.2
 
40.4
 
41.0
 
41.8
 
42.8
 
Portugal
49.7
 
49.8
 
49.9
 
50.1
 
50.3
 
50.8
 
51.2
 
51.7
 
52.2
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Slovenia
42.3
 
42.4
 
42.7
 
43.4
 
43.8
 
44.2
 
44.6
 
45.6
 
..
 
..
 
Spain
45.0
 
45.2
 
45.0
 
45.3
 
46.0
 
46.9
 
47.7
 
48.4
 
49.4
 
50.4
 
Sweden
53.1
 
52.6
 
52.3
 
52.4
 
52.8
 
53.6
 
54.6
 
55.7
 
57.1
 
..
 
Switzerland
47.1
 
47.0
 
46.9
 
46.8
 
46.9
 
47.1
 
47.3
 
47.6
 
48.1
 
..
 
Turkey
51.4
 
50.7
 
50.0
 
49.6
 
49.4
 
49.1
 
48.6
 
48.2
 
47.8
 
47.3
 
United Kingdom
50.9
 
50.4
 
50.0
 
50.3
 
50.6
 
50.9
 
51.2
 
52.2
 
53.2
 
54.0
 
United States
49.0
 
48.7
 
48.6
 
48.8
 
48.9
 
49.0
 
49.0
 
49.7
 
50.2
 
50.7
 
OECD - Total
49.8
 
49.7
 
49.7
 
49.8
 
49.9
 
50.0
 
50.1
 
50.7
 
51.2
 
..
 
G7
50.0
 
50.1
 
50.3
 
50.7
 
51.1
 
51.2
 
51.4
 
52.2
 
53.0
 
..
 
Euro area
49.7
 
50.0
 
50.1
 
50.3
 
50.7
 
51.0
 
51.4
 
51.9
 
52.6
 
..
 
European Union 2
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Brazil
50.1
 
49.5
 
48.7
 
47.9
 
47.2
 
48.0
 
46.0
 
45.9
 
..
 
..
 
Colombia
59.4
 
58.3
 
57.2
 
56.3
 
55.4
 
54.6
 
53.9
 
53.2
 
52.7
 
52.3
 
Russian Federation
41.0
 
40.8
 
40.5
 
39.9
 
39.3
 
38.9
 
39.1
 
40.1
 
41.1
 
..
 
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