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Economic Weather report: Dependency ratio worsens in New Zealand
Bernard Hickey delivers an Economic Weather Report in association with ASB on the ratio of workers to beneficiaries in New Zealand that shows it has dropped sharply from over 2.5 in 2004 to under 1.5 because of the rising number of sickness beneficiaries, working for family beneficiaries, pensioners and those on the dole.
Here is the full chart http://www.interest.co.nz/images/workers-per-beneficiary.gif