Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 1958

In the year 1958, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.82 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam where the mean is 31.74 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with a mean age of childbearing of 31.58 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland with 31.54.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria where the mean is 25.43 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia with a mean age of childbearing of 25.97, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary with 26.00 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Africa with a mean of 29.55 years. Closely followed by Asia with a mean age of childbearing of 29.20 years, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 28.97 years of mean age of childbearing.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Eastern Africa had the highest mean age of childbearing of 30.08 years. Closely followed by Southern Africa with a mean age of childbearing of 30.06 years, and South-Eastern Asia with 29.89 years of mean age of childbearing.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that Low-income countries has the highest mean age of childbearing of 29.77 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by High-income countries with a mean age of childbearing of only 27.96.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1958

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 31.738
2 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.576
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 31.54
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.457
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 31.408
6 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 31.36
7 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 31.32
8 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 31.307
9 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 31.234
10 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 31.226
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 31.125
12 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 31.096
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 30.812
14 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 30.786
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.782
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.769
17 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.703
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 30.689
19 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 30.636
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30.632
21 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 30.611
22 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 30.593
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 30.545
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 30.521
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 30.518
26 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 30.518
27 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 30.511
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 30.466
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 30.418
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 30.409
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 30.395
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.392
33 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 30.357
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.352
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.341
36 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 30.326
37 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 30.293
38 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 30.15
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 30.104
40 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 30.096
41 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 30.088
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 30.061
43 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.052
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 30.047
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 30.0
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.986
47 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 29.983
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.933
49 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.925
50 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.92
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.918
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 29.906
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 29.9
54 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.9
55 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.893
56 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 29.881
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 29.878
58 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 29.869
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 29.859
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 29.842
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 29.833
62 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 29.825
63 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 29.818
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 29.817
65 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.795
66 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 29.791
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 29.773
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.756
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 29.735
70 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 29.727
71 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.716
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 29.693
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 29.666
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 29.662
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 29.643
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.636
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.624
78 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.614
79 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.611
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 29.566
81 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 29.559
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 29.558
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.557
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 29.486
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 29.481
86 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.469
87 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 29.427
88 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 29.426
89 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.422
90 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 29.42
91 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 29.406
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 29.405
93 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 29.35
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 29.344
95 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 29.343
96 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 29.342
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 29.327
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 29.317
99 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.302
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 29.302
101 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 29.266
102 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 29.256
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 29.249
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.244
105 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 29.232
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 29.229
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 29.201
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 29.2
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 29.188
110 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.187
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 29.167
112 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.16
113 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 29.15
114 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.142
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 29.113
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.111
117 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 29.105
118 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 29.089
119 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 29.084
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.071
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.036
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 29.011
123 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 29.006
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 29.005
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 28.995
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.987
127 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 28.986
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 28.976
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.97
130 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 28.947
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 28.915
132 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 28.903
133 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 28.898
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.898
135 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 28.863
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 28.852
137 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 28.848
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.811
139 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 28.808
140 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.762
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 28.746
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.721
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.714
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.699
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 28.694
146 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.668
147 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.65
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.637
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 28.618
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.59
151 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 28.569
152 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 28.548
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 28.513
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.508
155 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28.507
156 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 28.501
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.487
158 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 28.484
159 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.478
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 28.472
161 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 28.469
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 28.438
163 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 28.411
164 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 28.406
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 28.405
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.38
167 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 28.357
168 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 28.353
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 28.344
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 28.342
171 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.334
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 28.328
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 28.32
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.311
175 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 28.299
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 28.286
177 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 28.276
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 28.272
179 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 28.237
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 28.236
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 28.212
182 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 28.197
183 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.189
184 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 28.146
185 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 28.143
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 28.114
187 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.039
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.019
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 28.015
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 27.971
191 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 27.96
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.95
193 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 27.943
194 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 27.921
195 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 27.895
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.883
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 27.829
198 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.827
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 27.821
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 27.819
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 27.805
202 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 27.758
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 27.749
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 27.748
205 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 27.747
206 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 27.739
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.719
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 27.707
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 27.68
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 27.678
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 27.659
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 27.644
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 27.626
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.586
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 27.566
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 27.562
217 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 27.558
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.556
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.527
220 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 27.442
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 27.387
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 27.358
223 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 27.323
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 27.278
225 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.198
226 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 27.141
227 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.109
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 27.06
229 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 27.047
230 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 27.003
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 26.915
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 26.779
233 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 26.411
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.093
235 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 26.001
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 25.97
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 25.434

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1958

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Africa 29.55
2 Asia 29.198
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 28.972
4 Europe 28.233
5 Oceania 27.991
6 Northern America 26.566

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1958

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Eastern Africa 30.077
2 Southern Africa 30.059
3 South-Eastern Asia 29.889
4 Eastern Asia 29.742
5 Melanesia 29.729
6 Polynesia 29.685
7 Western Africa 29.532
8 Central Asia 29.384
9 Southern Europe 29.328
10 Micronesia 29.14
11 Western Asia 29.132
12 South America 29.094
13 Northern Africa 29.051
14 Middle Africa 28.941
15 Central America 28.885
16 Caribbean 28.443
17 Southern Asia 28.409
18 Western Europe 28.035
19 Northern Europe 27.975
20 Eastern Europe 27.957
21 Australia/New Zealand 27.597

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1958

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Low-income countries 29.769
2 Upper-middle-income countries 29.442
3 Middle-income countries 29.09
4 Lower-middle-income countries 28.803
5 No income group available 28.511
6 High-income countries 27.964

Data Information

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

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

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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