Child dependency ratio: Number of persons aged under 15 per 1,000 persons in the 15-64 age group

Statistics
Year 1981 1986 1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Ratio 358 332 295 263 254 247 243 235
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Ratio 226 219 212 203 193 185 179 173
Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Ratio 166 160 155 152 149 150 154 155

Operational Definitions

The number of persons under 15 per 1,000 persons in the age group of 15-64, based on mid-year estimate of population.

Footnote

All figures are collected from Census and Statistics Department since 1991.
All figures exclude Vietnamese immigrants.
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