Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 1960

In the year 1960, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.63 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam where the mean is 31.78 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with a mean age of childbearing of 31.71 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with 31.50.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria where the mean is 25.09 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia with a mean age of childbearing of 25.52, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary with 25.79 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Africa with a mean of 29.52 years. Closely followed by Latin America and the Caribbean with a mean age of childbearing of 28.98 years, and Asia with 28.96 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 30.07 years. Closely followed by Southern Africa with a mean age of childbearing of 30.04 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 29.75 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by High-income countries with a mean age of childbearing of only 27.84.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1960

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 31.78
2 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.71
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.502
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 31.426
5 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 31.424
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 31.418
7 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 31.35
8 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 31.32
9 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 31.274
10 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 31.226
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 31.164
12 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 31.099
13 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.825
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 30.812
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 30.786
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.769
17 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.739
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 30.737
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 30.671
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.666
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30.643
22 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 30.636
23 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 30.622
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.603
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 30.597
26 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 30.593
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 30.579
28 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 30.539
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 30.405
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 30.403
31 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 30.371
32 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 30.355
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 30.331
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.313
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 30.212
36 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.158
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 30.123
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 30.097
39 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 30.096
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 30.085
41 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 30.077
42 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 30.036
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 30.036
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 30.027
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.969
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.967
47 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.957
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.94
49 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.939
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.933
51 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 29.927
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 29.925
53 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.925
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 29.919
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.906
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 29.903
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 29.888
58 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 29.869
59 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 29.852
60 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 29.82
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 29.817
62 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.813
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 29.742
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 29.732
65 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.71
66 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.709
67 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 29.699
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 29.693
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 29.69
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 29.678
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.663
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.651
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 29.648
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 29.642
75 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 29.6
76 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.597
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.589
78 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 29.587
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 29.58
80 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 29.553
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.549
82 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 29.523
83 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 29.497
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 29.492
85 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 29.447
86 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.441
87 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.433
88 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 29.415
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 29.389
90 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 29.378
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 29.364
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 29.361
93 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 29.353
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 29.334
95 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.334
96 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 29.324
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 29.314
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 29.305
99 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.302
100 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 29.294
101 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 29.256
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 29.254
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 29.249
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 29.248
105 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 29.245
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.221
107 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.208
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 29.201
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.196
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.185
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 29.157
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.143
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 29.135
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 29.135
115 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 29.094
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 29.073
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.052
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 29.048
119 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 29.024
120 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 29.019
121 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 28.997
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.995
123 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 28.96
124 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 28.958
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 28.958
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.948
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 28.945
128 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 28.932
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 28.909
130 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 28.908
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 28.905
132 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 28.897
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.856
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.841
135 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 28.84
136 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.83
137 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 28.799
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 28.792
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 28.791
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 28.76
141 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.753
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 28.752
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.701
144 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.699
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 28.691
146 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.686
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 28.682
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.663
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 28.64
150 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28.606
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.605
152 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 28.604
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 28.579
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.569
155 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 28.54
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 28.511
157 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 28.478
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.465
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 28.454
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.431
161 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.404
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.392
163 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 28.374
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 28.345
165 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.337
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.331
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 28.298
168 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 28.279
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 28.278
170 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 28.274
171 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.268
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 28.268
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 28.258
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 28.257
175 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 28.247
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.24
177 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 28.235
178 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.182
179 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 28.141
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 28.117
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 28.104
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 28.073
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 28.059
184 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 28.044
185 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 28.038
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 28.027
187 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 27.997
188 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.989
189 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 27.975
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 27.972
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.907
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 27.88
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.872
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.866
195 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.856
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 27.852
197 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 27.834
198 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.83
199 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 27.811
200 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 27.796
201 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 27.768
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 27.766
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.762
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 27.751
205 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 27.727
206 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.685
207 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 27.678
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 27.669
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 27.654
210 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 27.65
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 27.637
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 27.63
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 27.616
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 27.614
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 27.562
216 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 27.556
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 27.501
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 27.489
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 27.466
220 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 27.435
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.386
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 27.327
223 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 27.327
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 27.208
225 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.06
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 26.985
227 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 26.96
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 26.951
229 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 26.878
230 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 26.715
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 26.694
232 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 26.627
233 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 26.411
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.18
235 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 25.788
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 25.517
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 25.087

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1960

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Africa 29.524
2 Latin America and the Caribbean 28.983
3 Asia 28.962
4 Europe 28.015
5 Oceania 27.987
6 Northern America 26.558

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1960

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Eastern Africa 30.07
2 Southern Africa 30.042
3 South-Eastern Asia 29.889
4 Melanesia 29.798
5 Polynesia 29.728
6 Central Asia 29.49
7 Western Africa 29.424
8 Eastern Asia 29.318
9 Southern Europe 29.206
10 South America 29.11
11 Micronesia 29.106
12 Western Asia 29.086
13 Northern Africa 29.074
14 Middle Africa 28.944
15 Central America 28.869
16 Caribbean 28.505
17 Southern Asia 28.416
18 Northern Europe 27.891
19 Western Europe 27.874
20 Eastern Europe 27.606
21 Australia/New Zealand 27.516

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1960

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Low-income countries 29.749
2 Upper-middle-income countries 29.071
3 Middle-income countries 28.87
4 Lower-middle-income countries 28.786
5 No income group available 28.61
6 High-income countries 27.836

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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