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Declining numbers of youth dependents

Across Turkey there has been a dramatic fall in the number of dependents, as a result of a sharp fall in the number of youth dependents (ages 0-14):

1950 38.2 percent
1960 40.4 percent
1975 40.5 percent
1980 39.0 percent
1985 37.5 percent
1990 34.9 percent
2001 29.5 percent
2005 28.3 percent
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