Conference – 2006 Asymmetric Demography and Macroeconomic Interactions Across National Borders

Table A6: Active Ratio G7 countries, other G-20 countries and selected least-developed countries; ratio of population between the ages of 20 and 64 to the total population
UN medium projection
1950–1955 1955–1960 1960–1965 1965–1970 1970–1975 1975–1980 1980–1985 1985–1990 1990–1995 1995–2000 2000–2005 2005–2010 2010–2015 2015–2020 2020–2025 2025–2030 2030–2035 2035–2040 2040–2045 2045–2050
Source: UN Population Division (2005)
Canada 0.548 0.529 0.512 0.500 0.522 0.552 0.580 0.606 0.610 0.609 0.616 0.626 0.632 0.627 0.610 0.585 0.560 0.547 0.541 0.537
France 0.584 0.575 0.559 0.538 0.540 0.546 0.558 0.581 0.583 0.586 0.585 0.589 0.592 0.575 0.562 0.551 0.540 0.530 0.523 0.520
Germany 0.599 0.593 0.599 0.586 0.563 0.562 0.574 0.615 0.633 0.630 0.623 0.610 0.608 0.612 0.602 0.580 0.548 0.522 0.518 0.520
Italy 0.569 0.578 0.584 0.577 0.574 0.564 0.565 0.594 0.612 0.621 0.622 0.611 0.603 0.591 0.582 0.570 0.547 0.516 0.486 0.471
Japan 0.493 0.514 0.541 0.569 0.601 0.606 0.603 0.608 0.615 0.627 0.622 0.611 0.587 0.549 0.527 0.516 0.509 0.499 0.477 0.463
UK 0.604 0.594 0.582 0.569 0.558 0.553 0.559 0.576 0.585 0.588 0.589 0.594 0.601 0.595 0.591 0.578 0.558 0.543 0.542 0.547
US 0.576 0.550 0.526 0.514 0.525 0.547 0.572 0.589 0.590 0.588 0.590 0.597 0.595 0.583 0.563 0.543 0.533 0.532 0.536 0.537
Argentina 0.561 0.558 0.552 0.548 0.547 0.544 0.531 0.524 0.517 0.518 0.533 0.547 0.559 0.569 0.575 0.579 0.584 0.590 0.590 0.581
Australia 0.586 0.560 0.539 0.529 0.540 0.547 0.564 0.577 0.587 0.593 0.596 0.607 0.613 0.608 0.595 0.578 0.564 0.555 0.552 0.552
Brazil 0.455 0.447 0.440 0.428 0.433 0.448 0.465 0.485 0.503 0.523 0.545 0.567 0.581 0.586 0.590 0.593 0.592 0.591 0.588 0.580
China 0.522 0.497 0.480 0.461 0.450 0.467 0.489 0.524 0.561 0.594 0.605 0.621 0.641 0.636 0.614 0.593 0.575 0.554 0.540 0.535
India 0.474 0.477 0.473 0.466 0.461 0.461 0.471 0.479 0.489 0.500 0.510 0.527 0.542 0.552 0.557 0.559 0.565 0.571 0.575 0.575
Indonesia 0.461 0.467 0.467 0.463 0.450 0.448 0.457 0.471 0.496 0.521 0.546 0.567 0.584 0.601 0.613 0.622 0.626 0.620 0.609 0.597
Mexico 0.438 0.422 0.406 0.395 0.388 0.387 0.399 0.420 0.446 0.482 0.513 0.537 0.562 0.586 0.600 0.608 0.608 0.601 0.588 0.575
Russia 0.553 0.557 0.576 0.557 0.563 0.582 0.598 0.611 0.601 0.595 0.610 0.626 0.663 0.655 0.629 0.606 0.597 0.599 0.591 0.574
Saudi Arabia 0.447 0.441 0.434 0.428 0.424 0.427 0.434 0.456 0.468 0.470 0.486 0.498 0.518 0.544 0.563 0.577 0.586 0.594 0.604 0.612
South Africa 0.480 0.468 0.456 0.444 0.438 0.441 0.447 0.458 0.474 0.505 0.522 0.528 0.528 0.532 0.536 0.538 0.540 0.547 0.560 0.576
South Korea 0.452 0.459 0.452 0.444 0.448 0.461 0.500 0.551 0.587 0.621 0.637 0.652 0.658 0.667 0.663 0.630 0.595 0.565 0.534 0.514
Turkey 0.455 0.463 0.457 0.438 0.437 0.435 0.443 0.469 0.494 0.518 0.541 0.563 0.579 0.593 0.604 0.609 0.609 0.607 0.602 0.594
Guatemala 0.421 0.420 0.418 0.413 0.416 0.419 0.412 0..407 0.404 0.403 0.406 0.416 0.428 0.446 0.467 0.493 0.519 0.545 0.567 0.585
Laos 0.450 0.450 0.452 0.451 0.448 0.447 0.448 0.421 0.422 0.422 0.433 0.443 0.466 0.487 0.507 0.536 0.546 0.565 0.582 0.596
Mali 0.420 0.429 0.434 0.432 0.425 0.416 0.404 0.390 0.383 0.379 0.375 0.381 0.384 0.394 0.408 0.423 0.440 0.460 0.481 0.504
Tanzania 0.414 0.416 0.416 0.415 0.414 0.410 0.408 0.409 0.411 0.414 0.418 0.425 0.442 0.461 0.482 0.505 0.528 0.551 0.573 0.590
Yemen 0.438 0.422 0.408 0.395 0.377 0.362 0.365 0.362 0.359 0.372 0.378 0.396 0.415 0.431 0.447 0.466 0.490 0.517 0.541 0.558