Factbook 2012 - ISSN  - © OECD 2012

Share of the dependent population
As a percentage of total population
‌‌
Youth population (under the age of 15)
Elderly population (age 65 and over)
‌2000‌
‌2010‌
‌2020‌
‌2030‌
‌2040‌
‌2050‌
‌2000‌
‌2010‌
‌2020‌
‌2030‌
‌2040‌
‌2050‌
Australia
20.7
 
18.9
 
18.4
 
17.6
 
16.9
 
16.7
 
12.4
 
13.5
 
16.8
 
19.7
 
21.3
 
22.2
 
Austria
17.0
 
14.8
 
14.3
 
14.2
 
13.5
 
13.3
 
15.4
 
17.6
 
19.6
 
24.0
 
27.2
 
28.3
 
Belgium
17.6
 
16.9
 
17.6
 
17.2
 
16.6
 
16.8
 
16.8
 
17.2
 
19.2
 
22.3
 
24.1
 
24.5
 
Canada
19.2
 
16.5
 
15.3
 
14.7
 
13.8
 
13.6
 
12.6
 
14.1
 
18.2
 
23.1
 
25.0
 
26.3
 
Chile
27.8
 
22.3
 
20.2
 
18.7
 
17.3
 
16.6
 
7.2
 
9.0
 
11.9
 
16.5
 
19.8
 
21.6
 
Czech Republic
16.4
 
14.3
 
13.7
 
12.7
 
12.2
 
12.4
 
13.8
 
15.4
 
20.1
 
22.7
 
26.5
 
31.2
 
Denmark
18.5
 
18.0
 
16.9
 
17.2
 
17.3
 
16.8
 
14.8
 
16.6
 
20.0
 
22.6
 
24.5
 
23.8
 
Estonia
18.0
 
15.2
 
18.1
 
17.2
 
16.0
 
17.8
 
15.1
 
17.0
 
18.3
 
20.4
 
21.8
 
23.8
 
Finland
18.2
 
16.6
 
16.6
 
16.1
 
15.5
 
15.6
 
14.9
 
17.3
 
22.9
 
26.1
 
26.9
 
27.6
 
France
18.9
 
18.4
 
17.9
 
17.1
 
16.7
 
16.7
 
16.1
 
16.9
 
20.6
 
23.6
 
25.8
 
26.2
 
Germany
15.6
 
13.4
 
12.5
 
12.4
 
11.5
 
11.3
 
16.4
 
20.6
 
23.3
 
28.8
 
32.1
 
33.1
 
Greece
15.3
 
14.4
 
14.0
 
12.6
 
12.1
 
12.3
 
16.6
 
19.1
 
21.3
 
24.8
 
29.4
 
32.5
 
Hungary
16.8
 
14.7
 
15.1
 
14.4
 
13.7
 
13.9
 
15.1
 
16.7
 
20.1
 
21.5
 
23.9
 
26.9
 
Iceland
23.3
 
20.9
 
20.4
 
19.0
 
17.8
 
17.5
 
11.6
 
12.1
 
15.2
 
19.2
 
21.5
 
23.4
 
Ireland
21.8
 
21.6
 
19.7
 
16.8
 
16.1
 
16.0
 
11.2
 
11.5
 
14.9
 
18.5
 
22.4
 
26.3
 
Israel
28.6
 
28.0
 
27.4
 
27.0
 
..
 
..
 
9.8
 
9.9
 
12.0
 
13.1
 
..
 
..
 
Italy
14.3
 
14.0
 
13.1
 
12.1
 
12.4
 
12.7
 
18.3
 
20.3
 
23.3
 
27.3
 
32.2
 
33.6
 
Japan
14.6
 
13.2
 
11.7
 
10.3
 
10.0
 
9.7
 
17.4
 
23.0
 
29.1
 
31.6
 
36.1
 
38.8
 
Korea
21.1
 
16.1
 
13.2
 
12.6
 
11.2
 
9.9
 
7.2
 
11.0
 
15.7
 
24.3
 
32.3
 
37.4
 
Luxembourg
18.9
 
17.7
 
17.0
 
17.3
 
16.9
 
16.6
 
14.1
 
13.9
 
16.6
 
20.0
 
22.3
 
22.1
 
Mexico
34.1
 
28.1
 
23.2
 
20.8
 
18.5
 
16.8
 
4.7
 
5.9
 
8.1
 
11.8
 
16.7
 
21.2
 
Netherlands
18.6
 
17.5
 
16.2
 
16.1
 
15.8
 
15.4
 
13.6
 
15.4
 
19.9
 
24.3
 
27.0
 
26.9
 
New Zealand
22.8
 
20.5
 
18.1
 
16.9
 
16.3
 
15.6
 
11.8
 
13.0
 
17.1
 
21.9
 
25.2
 
26.2
 
Norway
20.0
 
18.8
 
17.5
 
17.5
 
16.9
 
16.4
 
15.2
 
15.0
 
18.0
 
20.6
 
22.9
 
23.2
 
Poland
19.5
 
15.1
 
15.6
 
13.7
 
12.1
 
12.5
 
12.2
 
13.5
 
18.4
 
22.3
 
25.1
 
30.3
 
Portugal
16.1
 
15.2
 
13.7
 
12.4
 
12.2
 
12.1
 
16.2
 
18.0
 
20.8
 
24.4
 
28.6
 
32.0
 
Slovak Republic
19.5
 
15.3
 
14.6
 
13.4
 
12.6
 
13.2
 
11.4
 
12.3
 
17.3
 
21.6
 
25.0
 
30.1
 
Slovenia
15.9
 
14.1
 
14.7
 
13.9
 
13.5
 
14.7
 
14.0
 
16.5
 
20.5
 
24.7
 
27.6
 
30.0
 
Spain
14.8
 
15.0
 
14.1
 
11.6
 
11.3
 
11.4
 
16.8
 
17.0
 
20.0
 
25.1
 
31.6
 
35.7
 
Sweden
18.4
 
16.6
 
17.6
 
16.9
 
16.0
 
16.3
 
17.3
 
18.3
 
20.8
 
22.7
 
23.9
 
23.8
 
Switzerland
17.4
 
14.6
 
14.4
 
14.0
 
13.2
 
13.1
 
15.3
 
17.5
 
20.5
 
24.7
 
27.4
 
28.3
 
Turkey
29.4
 
25.8
 
22.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.8
 
7.7
 
9.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
19.0
 
17.7
 
17.8
 
16.9
 
16.3
 
16.3
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
19.0
 
21.9
 
23.7
 
24.1
 
United States
21.4
 
19.8
 
20.0
 
19.5
 
19.3
 
19.3
 
12.4
 
13.1
 
16.1
 
19.3
 
20.0
 
20.2
 
EU 27
17.1
 
15.6
 
15.5
 
14.6
 
14.2
 
14.3
 
15.7
 
17.4
 
20.3
 
23.8
 
27.0
 
28.7
 
OECD
20.5
 
18.4
 
17.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
13.1
 
14.7
 
17.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Brazil
29.8
 
25.6
 
20.1
 
17.0
 
14.9
 
13.1
 
5.4
 
6.8
 
9.2
 
13.3
 
17.5
 
22.7
 
China
25.5
 
19.5
 
16.7
 
14.6
 
13.6
 
13.5
 
7.0
 
8.2
 
12.0
 
16.5
 
23.3
 
25.6
 
India
34.7
 
30.6
 
27.1
 
23.8
 
21.1
 
19.0
 
4.2
 
4.9
 
6.3
 
8.3
 
10.5
 
13.5
 
Indonesia
30.7
 
27.0
 
23.5
 
20.1
 
17.9
 
16.5
 
4.6
 
5.6
 
7.0
 
10.5
 
14.9
 
19.2
 
Russian Federation
18.2
 
15.0
 
17.3
 
15.8
 
15.4
 
16.9
 
12.4
 
12.8
 
15.2
 
19.1
 
20.1
 
23.1
 
South Africa
33.7
 
30.1
 
27.6
 
25.2
 
23.1
 
21.1
 
3.7
 
4.6
 
6.2
 
7.8
 
8.5
 
10.1
 
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