Age dependency ratio
age dependency ratio
Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- The ratio of dependent-age people (those unable to work) to working-age people. It is customary to define working-age people as those aged 15 to 65.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.