Percent of Population Under Age 15

The current estimated percentage of the total population under age 15 which is often considered a “dependent age.”

Percent of Population Under Age 15

Percent of Population Under Age 15

Geography Percent of Population Under Age 15
WORLD 25
AFRICA 40
NORTHERN AFRICA 33
Algeria 30
Egypt 34
Libya 28
Morocco 25
Sudan 41
Tunisia 25
Western Sahara 24
WESTERN AFRICA 43
Benin 42
Burkina Faso 46
Cape Verde 26
Cote d'Ivoire 40
Gambia 43
Ghana 37
Guinea 42
GuineaBissau 40
Liberia 41
Mali 47
Mauritania 42
Niger 49
Nigeria 43
Senegal 41
Sierra Leone 39
Togo 40
EASTERN AFRICA 41
Burundi 46
Comoros 38
Djibouti 30
Eritrea 39
Ethiopia 39
Kenya 37
Madagascar 39
Malawi 42
Mauritius 16
Mayotte 44
Mozambique 43
Reunion 21
Rwanda 37
Seychelles 20
Somalia 47
South Sudan 43
Tanzania 43
Uganda 44
Zambia 42
Zimbabwe 38
MIDDLE AFRICA 46
Angola 45
Cameroon 42
Central African Republic 48
Chad 47
Congo 41
Congo DR 48
Equatorial Guinea 38
Gabon 36
Sao Tome and Principe 39
SOUTHERN AFRICA 29
Botswana 32
eSwatini 34
Lesotho 34
Namibia 36
South Africa 28
NORTHERN AMERICA 18
Canada 16
United States 18
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 23
CENTRAL AMERICA 26
Belize 36
Costa Rica 21
El Salvador 25
Guatemala 32
Honduras 30
Mexico 25
Nicaragua 29
Panama 25
CARIBBEAN 23
Antigua and Barbuda 21
Bahamas 18
Barbados 17
Cuba 16
Curacao 16
Dominica 19
Dominican Republic 27
Grenada 24
Guadeloupe 18
Haiti 31
Jamaica 19
Martinique 16
Puerto Rico 13
St. Kitts and Nevis 20
St. Lucia 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 25
Trinidad and Tobago 21
SOUTH AMERICA 22
Argentina 24
Bolivia 29
Brazil 20
Chile 19
Colombia 21
Ecuador 26
French Guiana 32
Guyana 28
Paraguay 24
Peru 26
Suriname 26
Uruguay 20
Venezuela 27
ASIA 23
WESTERN ASIA 28
Armenia 20
Azerbaijan 22
Bahrain 20
Cyprus 16
Georgia 21
Iraq 37
Israel 28
Jordan 34
Kuwait 19
Lebanon 27
Oman 27
Palestinian Territory 37
Qatar 16
Saudi Arabia 26
Syria 30
Turkey 22
United Arab Emirates 15
Yemen 39
CENTRAL ASIA 31
Kazakhstan 30
Kyrgyzstan 33
Tajikistan 37
Turkmenistan 31
Uzbekistan 30
SOUTH ASIA 27
Afghanistan 48
Bangladesh 26
Bhutan 23
India 25
Iran 23
Maldives 20
Nepal 29
Pakistan 38
Sri Lanka 23
SOUTHEAST ASIA 24
Brunei 21
Cambodia 29
Indonesia 24
Laos 31
Malaysia 23
Myanmar 27
Philippines 30
Singapore 14
Thailand 15
Timor Leste 30
Vietnam 22
EAST ASIA 16
China 17
China, Hong Kong SAR 11
China, Macao SAR 14
Japan 12
Korea, North 19
Korea, South 11
Mongolia 32
Taiwan 12
EUROPE 16
NORTHERN EUROPE 17
Denmark 16
Estonia 16
Finland 15
Iceland 18
Ireland 20
Latvia 16
Lithuania 15
Norway 17
Sweden 17
United Kingdom 17
WESTERN EUROPE 15
Austria 14
Belgium 16
France 17
Germany 14
Liechtenstein 14
Luxembourg 16
Monaco 13
Netherlands 15
Switzerland 15
EASTERN EUROPE 17
Belarus 17
Bulgaria 14
Czechia 16
Hungary 15
Moldova 19
Poland 15
Romania 16
Russia 18
Slovakia 16
Ukraine 15
SOUTHERN EUROPE 14
Albania 16
Andorra 13
Bosnia Herzegovina 20
Croatia 14
Greece 14
Italy 13
Kosovo 24
Malta 13
Montenegro 18
North Macedonia 16
Portugal 13
San Marino 14
Serbia 14
Slovenia 15
Spain 14
OCEANIA 23
Australia 18
Federated States of Micronesia 31
Fiji 28
French Polynesia 22
Guam 25
Kiribati 34
Marshall Islands 36
Nauru 38
New Caledonia 22
New Zealand 19
Palau 19
Papua New Guinea 37
Samoa 38
Solomon Islands 39
Tonga 35
Tuvalu 33
Vanuatu 37
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Geography Percent of Population Under Age 15
WORLD 25
AFRICA 40
NORTHERN AFRICA 33
Algeria 30
Egypt 34
Libya 28
Morocco 25
Sudan 41
Tunisia 25
Western Sahara 24
WESTERN AFRICA 43
Benin 42
Burkina Faso 46
Cape Verde 26
Cote d'Ivoire 40
Gambia 43
Ghana 37
Guinea 42
GuineaBissau 40
Liberia 41
Mali 47
Mauritania 42
Niger 49
Nigeria 43
Senegal 41
Sierra Leone 39
Togo 40
EASTERN AFRICA 41
Burundi 46
Comoros 38
Djibouti 30
Eritrea 39
Ethiopia 39
Kenya 37
Madagascar 39
Malawi 42
Mauritius 16
Mayotte 44
Mozambique 43
Reunion 21
Rwanda 37
Seychelles 20
Somalia 47
South Sudan 43
Tanzania 43
Uganda 44
Zambia 42
Zimbabwe 38
MIDDLE AFRICA 46
Angola 45
Cameroon 42
Central African Republic 48
Chad 47
Congo 41
Congo DR 48
Equatorial Guinea 38
Gabon 36
Sao Tome and Principe 39
SOUTHERN AFRICA 29
Botswana 32
eSwatini 34
Lesotho 34
Namibia 36
South Africa 28
NORTHERN AMERICA 18
Canada 16
United States 18
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 23
CENTRAL AMERICA 26
Belize 36
Costa Rica 21
El Salvador 25
Guatemala 32
Honduras 30
Mexico 25
Nicaragua 29
Panama 25
CARIBBEAN 23
Antigua and Barbuda 21
Bahamas 18
Barbados 17
Cuba 16
Curacao 16
Dominica 19
Dominican Republic 27
Grenada 24
Guadeloupe 18
Haiti 31
Jamaica 19
Martinique 16
Puerto Rico 13
St. Kitts and Nevis 20
St. Lucia 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 25
Trinidad and Tobago 21
SOUTH AMERICA 22
Argentina 24
Bolivia 29
Brazil 20
Chile 19
Colombia 21
Ecuador 26
French Guiana 32
Guyana 28
Paraguay 24
Peru 26
Suriname 26
Uruguay 20
Venezuela 27
ASIA 23
WESTERN ASIA 28
Armenia 20
Azerbaijan 22
Bahrain 20
Cyprus 16
Georgia 21
Iraq 37
Israel 28
Jordan 34
Kuwait 19
Lebanon 27
Oman 27
Palestinian Territory 37
Qatar 16
Saudi Arabia 26
Syria 30
Turkey 22
United Arab Emirates 15
Yemen 39
CENTRAL ASIA 31
Kazakhstan 30
Kyrgyzstan 33
Tajikistan 37
Turkmenistan 31
Uzbekistan 30
SOUTH ASIA 27
Afghanistan 48
Bangladesh 26
Bhutan 23
India 25
Iran 23
Maldives 20
Nepal 29
Pakistan 38
Sri Lanka 23
SOUTHEAST ASIA 24
Brunei 21
Cambodia 29
Indonesia 24
Laos 31
Malaysia 23
Myanmar 27
Philippines 30
Singapore 14
Thailand 15
Timor Leste 30
Vietnam 22
EAST ASIA 16
China 17
China, Hong Kong SAR 11
China, Macao SAR 14
Japan 12
Korea, North 19
Korea, South 11
Mongolia 32
Taiwan 12
EUROPE 16
NORTHERN EUROPE 17
Denmark 16
Estonia 16
Finland 15
Iceland 18
Ireland 20
Latvia 16
Lithuania 15
Norway 17
Sweden 17
United Kingdom 17
WESTERN EUROPE 15
Austria 14
Belgium 16
France 17
Germany 14
Liechtenstein 14
Luxembourg 16
Monaco 13
Netherlands 15
Switzerland 15
EASTERN EUROPE 17
Belarus 17
Bulgaria 14
Czechia 16
Hungary 15
Moldova 19
Poland 15
Romania