Global Mean Age of Childbearing

Historic Global Mean Age of Childbearing (1950-2024)

Between 1950 and 1995, the world experienced a fall in mean age of childbearing, thus women tended to bear children earlier in life, as the time moved on. Since 1995 and onward, the global mean age of childbearing has been on a rise again, increasing from 27.22 years to today's number of 28.32 year. If the trend continues, the global mean age of childbearing will soon be on par with numbers from the 1950's. However, the its important to understand that family dynamics are very different today when compared with that era. In the 1950 the global total fertility rate was 4.85 births per woman, while women of today, on average, only give birth to 2.3 children.

Year Mean Age of Childbearing
1950 28.945
1951 28.91
1952 28.98
1953 28.928
1954 28.943
1955 28.927
1956 28.872
1957 28.912
1958 28.816
1959 28.68
1960 28.63
1961 28.522
1962 28.732
1963 28.818
1964 28.767
1965 28.789
1966 28.777
1967 28.736
1968 28.78
1969 28.752
1970 28.714
1971 28.629
1972 28.593
1973 28.512
1974 28.415
1975 28.373
1976 28.306
1977 28.25
1978 28.187
1979 28.091
1980 28.021
1981 27.92
1982 27.847
1983 27.813
1984 27.761
1985 27.699
1986 27.644
1987 27.649
1988 27.604
1989 27.539
1990 27.475
1991 27.343
1992 27.312
1993 27.304
1994 27.27
1995 27.223
1996 27.227
1997 27.254
1998 27.25
1999 27.285
2000 27.317
2001 27.332
2002 27.368
2003 27.392
2004 27.458
2005 27.556
2006 27.629
2007 27.662
2008 27.69
2009 27.726
2010 27.728
2011 27.741
2012 27.759
2013 27.779
2014 27.854
2015 27.989
2016 28.131
2017 28.174
2018 28.209
2019 28.236
2020 28.226
2021 28.213
2022 28.249
2023 28.284
2024 28.32

Future Global Mean Age of Childbearing (2024-2100)

From the year 2024 and onward the global mean age of childbearing is projected to increase. By the year 2100 it is projected to be 30.1 years of age. A mean age of childbearing that is 1.7 years higher than today's number.

Year Mean Age of Childbearing
2024 28.32
2025 28.358
2026 28.398
2027 28.439
2028 28.481
2029 28.523
2030 28.564
2031 28.604
2032 28.643
2033 28.679
2034 28.712
2035 28.743
2036 28.77
2037 28.796
2038 28.817
2039 28.836
2040 28.854
2041 28.872
2042 28.883
2043 28.893
2044 28.908
2045 28.923
2046 28.941
2047 28.96
2048 28.98
2049 29.0
2050 29.02
2051 29.04
2052 29.061
2053 29.082
2054 29.102
2055 29.121
2056 29.141
2057 29.162
2058 29.184
2059 29.204
2060 29.226
2061 29.247
2062 29.268
2063 29.29
2064 29.309
2065 29.328
2066 29.347
2067 29.365
2068 29.383
2069 29.4
2070 29.418
2071 29.435
2072 29.451
2073 29.468
2074 29.486
2075 29.504
2076 29.522
2077 29.541
2078 29.56
2079 29.579
2080 29.598
2081 29.619
2082 29.641
2083 29.662
2084 29.684
2085 29.706
2086 29.729
2087 29.75
2088 29.773
2089 29.796
2090 29.819
2091 29.842
2092 29.865
2093 29.889
2094 29.912
2095 29.936
2096 29.959
2097 29.983
2098 30.007
2099 30.03
2100 30.054

Understanding the Concept and Importance of Mean Age of Childbearing

The mean age of childbearing refers to the average age at which women in a given population give birth to their children. This metric is crucial for understanding demographic trends and has significant implications for both individuals and their respective society.

A rising mean age of childbearing is in direct correlation with delayed childbirth, often due to changing societal norms, increased educational and career pursuits, a challenging economic climate, and access to contraception.

A good understanding of this metric aids policymakers in formulating effective family planning and healthcare strategies. Moreover, it serves as a key demographic indicator that influence population structure which can be used by both the public and private sector to understand workforce dynamics, and aid in social welfare planning.

What is Mean Age of Childbearing?

The mean age of childbearing refers to the average age at which women give birth to their first child or have children in general within a population. It's a demographic indicator that reflects the age distribution of mothers. Factors that influence mean age of childbearing include changes to societal norms, educational and career pursuits, economic conditions and even widespread waponized conflict.

  • Mean age of childbearing is a demographic metric indicating the average age at which women in a population bear children, providing insights into reproductive patterns.
  • Factors such as mortality rate, fertility rate, and migration can impact the mean age of childbearing, reflecting the dynamic nature of demographic trends.
  • Increased life expectancy can contribute to a higher mean age of childbearing, reflecting delayed family planning trends.
  • Declining birth rates are associated with an elevated mean age of childbearing, shaping the reproductive landscape.
  • An aging population, characterized by a higher mean age of childbearing, may pose economic and social challenges.
  • Variations in the mean age of childbearing across countries and regions can be significant, influenced by diverse cultural and economic factors.
  • As a crucial demographic indicator, the mean age of childbearing provides valuable insights into population composition and trends.

How is Mean Age of Childbearing calculated?

MAC or Mean Age of Childbearing is calculated by dividing the sum of ages at childbirth by the number of childbirth events. In the context of the UN Revision of World Population Prospects, it accounts for all births, including both first and subsequent births. It is calculated by considering the ages at childbirth for all women in a given population, regardless of whether it is their first or later birth.

MAC = (Sum of ages at childbirth for all women) / (Total number of childbirth events)

Mean Age of Childbearing by Country

Country Mean Age of Childbearing
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 28.852
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 29.064
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.307
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.641
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 32.032
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28.836
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.298
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 28.108
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 28.867
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 27.528
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 29.746
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 31.345
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 31.131
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.701
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.578
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.901
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.75
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.936
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 28.844
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 30.944
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.194
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.136
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 32.242
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.799
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.302
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.966
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 29.296
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.482
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 27.879
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.715
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 30.595
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 27.946
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 28.812
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.638
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.652
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.381
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.368
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 31.273
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 31.159
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.802
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 29.381
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 29.576
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 29.045
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 32.758
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.852
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 31.798
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 27.014
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.593
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.846
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.624
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 28.108
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 30.708
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.204
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 29.003
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 31.854
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 30.25
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 28.884
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.831
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.939
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 31.507
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.229
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.164
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 26.939
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 27.477
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.747
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 27.185
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.01
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.41
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.787
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 27.955
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.528
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.719
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 30.368
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.803
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 31.17
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 30.676
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 29.661
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.973
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.458
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 30.436
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.411
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 31.319
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.51
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 30.305
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 31.746
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 28.056
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 29.066
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 31.248
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 29.096
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 27.81
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 30.566
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 28.861
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.471
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.329
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.468
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.405
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.185
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 29.871
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 30.877
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 28.041
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.592
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.95
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.805
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 32.2
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.463
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.744
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 32.082
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.969
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 31.542
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 30.588
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.643
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.812
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.429
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.584
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.954
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.47
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.038
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 26.776
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 30.182
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.429
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 27.816
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.42
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.758
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 32.021
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 30.452
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 32.186
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 27.919
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 27.856
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 31.028
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 29.95
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.909
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 30.867
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.69
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.76
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 29.867
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 29.001
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.966
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 26.984
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.862
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 31.077
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 29.189
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 30.206
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.471
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.255
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28.071
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 28.924
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.128
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.39
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.718
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.618
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.459
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 30.79
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.644
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.095
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.41
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.432
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 28.934
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.526
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 31.359
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 31.355
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.562
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.539
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 27.054
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.314
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.911
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.297
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.623
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 29.803
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 31.626
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 27.233
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30.231
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 32.531
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 28.114
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 28.347
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 28.934
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.657
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 29.965
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 30.337
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 30.091
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.676
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 28.033
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 30.493
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.609
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.088
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.302
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.229
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.738
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.861
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.14
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 29.744
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.783
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 28.649
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 32.031
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 29.032
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.903
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.465
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 28.996
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 29.214
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27.594
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.56
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 32.13
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.477
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 28.657
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.576
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.922
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 31.247
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 32.032
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.325
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 26.351
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 28.289
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 29.37
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 28.966
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.567
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.37
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.738
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.971
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.845
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 30.756
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.005
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 29.2
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.706
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 28.307
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 31.477
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 30.712
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 28.725
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.876
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 29.817
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 28.432
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 27.385
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.623
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.334
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.429
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.012
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 30.02
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 29.844
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 28.456
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 27.935

Mean Age of Childbearing by Region

Region Mean Age of Childbearing
Africa 28.938
Asia 28.213
Europe 30.321
Latin America and the Caribbean 27.597
Northern America 29.941
Oceania 29.964

Mean Age of Childbearing by Sub-region

Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
Australia/New Zealand 31.243
Caribbean 27.864
Central America 27.076
Central Asia 27.679
Eastern Africa 28.88
Eastern Asia 29.326
Eastern Europe 28.993
Melanesia 29.214
Micronesia 29.23
Middle Africa 29.379
Northern Africa 29.119
Northern Europe 30.943
Polynesia 29.227
South America 27.806
South-Eastern Asia 28.44
Southern Africa 27.692
Southern Asia 27.892
Southern Europe 31.597
Western Africa 29.236
Western Asia 29.188
Western Europe 31.11

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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