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 Young-age dependency ratio (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Young-age dependency ratio (No.) by Sex; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Annual estimates of resident population
First available period 1970
Last available period 2019
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence
  • Sex
Concepts
  • AGE DEPENDENCY RATIO OF THE YOUNG (YOUNG-AGE DEPENDENCY RATIO):  The ratio of the number of young persons of an age when they are generally economically inactive (either under 15 or under 20 depending on the context) to the number of persons of working age (from 15 to 64 or from 20 to 59 depending on the context).
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  The persons who regardless of the fact that at the moment of observation ' 0:00 a.m. of the reference day ' are present or absent in a given housing unit, this unit being where they live during most of the year with their family, or where they have all or most of their belongings.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Formule YDR=[P(0, 14)/ P(15,64)]*10^n

P(0, 14)=Resident population aged between 0 and 14 years old.
P(15, 64)=Resident population aged between 15 and 64 years old.
n=2.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 15/06/2020


information presented in 10/7/2020