Dependency Ratio

Dependency ratio refers to the ratio of persons of ages under 15 years and over 64 years to the persons of ages 15-64 years. The persons below 15 years and above 64 years are defined dependent while persons between 15-64 years age are defined as economically productive.

Dependency Ratio is also sometimes called Total Dependency Ratio. It is made up of two different ratio viz.  Child Depend…

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