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How do I calculate Canada's dependency ratio? Here is the link to Canada's recent census.

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In order to get the proper answer (the one your teacher expects) you are going to have to find out what exact definition your teacher is using for dependency ratio.  Basically, you are trying to find out what the ratio of people who aren't of working age to the people who are of working age is.  To do that, you need to know how your...

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