Definition: Age dependency ratio of the old

Demography

The ratio of the number of elderly persons of an age when they are generally economically inactive (aged 65 and over or aged 60 and over depending on the context) to the number of persons of working age (from 15 to 64 or from 20 to 59 depending on the context).
Source:
Eurostat, "Glossary on Demographic Statistics", 2000 Edition
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