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Projected old-age dependency ratio (base 2021)

Projected old-age dependency ratio (base 2021)
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2070 50.3 57.5 54.0
2065 50.0 57.8 54.0
2060 50.1 58.9 54.0
2055 50.0 59.8 53.4
2050 49.6 59.5 52.0
2045 47.6 56.1 49.8
2040 42.6 49.4 46.8
2035 37.5 42.8 43.2
2030 33.4 37.2 39.1
2025 30.4 32.6 35.2
Units: Population aged 65 and over for every 100 people aged between 15 and 64.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.

Last update: October 28, 2021. Revised series on April 7, 2022.

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Methodological note

The old-age dependency ratio is the quotient between the number of people aged 65 and over and the number of people aged between 15 and 64. It is one of the classic measurements of the structure by age and the ageing of the population.

The data for Catalonia have been calculated upon the basis of the information by age in the 2021-2070 population Projections produced by Idescat.