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Projected old-age dependency ratio (base 2018)

Projected old-age dependency ratio (base 2018)
Catalonia Spain Eurozone European Union
2060 52.1 53.7 .. 51.6
2055 52.0 58.6 .. 51.3
2050 51.6 62.1 .. 50.3
2045 49.4 60.7 .. 48.7
2040 44.2 54.0 .. 46.4
2035 38.9 46.8 .. 43.2
2030 34.5 40.2 .. 39.1
2025 31.3 34.6 .. 35.1
2020 29.2 30.7 .. 31.7
Units: Population aged 65 and over for every 100 people aged between 15 and 64.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: May 22, 2019.

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 2018-2061 population Projections produced by Idescat.