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Table 1 Aged and child dependency ratios for Malaysia and the SEACO sub-district

From: The rural bite in population pyramids: what are the implications for responsiveness of health systems in middle income countries?

  National Data Sub-district Data
  Dependency Ratio Support Ratio Dependency Ratio Support Ratio
Aged Dependency 0.078 12.81 0.147 6.83
Child Dependency 0.448 2.23 0.37 2.7
Total Dependency 0.526 1.90 0.517 1.93