Answer: a country that has little fertile soil
Dependency ratios are a measure of the age structure of a population. They relate the number of individuals that are likely to be economically ” dependent ” on the support of others. Dependency ratios contrast the ratio of youths (ages 0-14) and the elderly (ages 65+) to the number of those in the working-age group (ages 15-64).
Those entities are sometimes considered to be or are at least grouped with dependent territories but are officially considered by their governing states to be an integral part of those states. Examples are Åland (a part of Finland) and Hong Kong (a part of China).
Wed Jun 30 2004 14:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) · This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population. The number shows how many people live in each country . Countries with the most people are at the top of the list. Countries with the fewest people are at the bottom. This list comes from a book called CIA World Factbook 2005.
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