Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 1970

In the year 1970, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.71 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See where the mean is 31.82 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with a mean age of childbearing of 31.80 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda with 31.67.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria where the mean is 24.62 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia with a mean age of childbearing of 25.00, and ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary with 25.45 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Africa with a mean of 29.54 years. Closely followed by Asia with a mean age of childbearing of 29.11 years, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 28.98 years of mean age of childbearing.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Melanesia had the highest mean age of childbearing of 29.95 years. Closely followed by Southern Africa with a mean age of childbearing of 29.91 years, and Eastern Africa with 29.88 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 29.59 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by High-income countries with a mean age of childbearing of only 27.32.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1970

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.824
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.798
3 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 31.668
4 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 31.637
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 31.561
6 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 31.507
7 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 31.375
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 31.292
9 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 31.227
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.95
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 30.812
12 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.812
13 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 30.794
14 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 30.794
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.774
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.769
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.732
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 30.717
19 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 30.674
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 30.649
21 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 30.636
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30.607
23 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 30.605
24 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 30.593
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 30.55
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.516
27 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 30.393
28 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 30.368
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 30.366
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 30.363
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30.312
32 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 30.25
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 30.194
34 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 30.153
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.131
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 30.096
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 30.095
38 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 30.062
39 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 30.035
40 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 30.008
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 29.998
42 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.976
43 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.959
44 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.935
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.933
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.925
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 29.904
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.892
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 29.88
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 29.869
51 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 29.867
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.86
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.859
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 29.844
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 29.817
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 29.814
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 29.765
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.761
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 29.759
60 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 29.753
61 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 29.716
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 29.713
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 29.711
64 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 29.707
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.705
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.702
67 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 29.681
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 29.668
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 29.649
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 29.646
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 29.631
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 29.601
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 29.576
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 29.567
75 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.567
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.544
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 29.534
78 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 29.488
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 29.487
80 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 29.475
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.47
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 29.467
83 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 29.436
84 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 29.433
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.412
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 29.407
87 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.395
88 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 29.394
89 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.391
90 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 29.386
91 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 29.365
92 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 29.359
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 29.359
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 29.359
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.354
96 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.307
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.277
98 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 29.277
99 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 29.256
100 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.244
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 29.243
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.233
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.2
104 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 29.181
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.144
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 29.104
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 29.085
108 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 29.078
109 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 29.043
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 29.025
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 29.022
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 28.986
113 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 28.936
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.912
115 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.908
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.905
117 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 28.894
118 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 28.858
119 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 28.839
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 28.829
121 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 28.821
122 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28.764
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.748
124 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 28.74
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.714
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 28.641
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.638
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 28.589
129 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.585
130 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 28.546
131 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 28.54
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.52
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.494
134 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.474
135 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 28.441
136 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 28.424
137 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.417
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 28.416
139 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.403
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.331
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.311
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 28.292
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 28.287
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 28.285
145 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.282
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 28.269
147 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 28.268
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 28.24
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 28.197
150 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 28.196
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.195
152 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 28.177
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 28.15
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 28.132
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 28.097
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 28.095
157 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.086
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 28.075
159 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.074
160 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.063
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 28.053
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 28.044
163 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 28.021
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 27.995
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 27.978
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.977
167 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 27.951
168 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 27.904
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 27.872
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.869
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.868
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 27.83
173 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 27.826
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 27.823
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 27.815
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 27.785
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 27.78
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 27.777
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 27.764
180 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.759
181 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.739
182 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 27.722
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 27.701
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 27.692
185 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 27.69
186 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 27.629
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 27.623
188 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 27.595
189 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.583
190 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 27.525
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 27.504
192 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 27.453
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 27.441
194 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.357
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 27.298
196 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 27.244
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.221
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 27.208
199 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 27.163
200 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 27.153
201 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 27.141
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 27.136
203 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 27.13
204 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 27.121
205 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 27.11
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 27.101
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 27.097
208 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 27.055
209 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 27.052
210 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 26.979
211 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 26.922
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 26.922
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 26.918
214 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 26.914
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 26.78
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 26.765
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 26.761
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 26.755
219 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 26.739
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 26.737
221 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 26.707
222 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 26.702
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 26.687
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 26.655
225 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 26.623
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 26.579
227 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 26.552
228 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 26.378
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 26.256
230 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 26.063
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 26.001
232 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 25.998
233 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 25.977
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 25.907
235 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 25.446
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 24.998
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 24.623

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1970

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Africa 29.54
2 Asia 29.106
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 28.981
4 Oceania 27.913
5 Europe 27.192
6 Northern America 26.165

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1970

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Melanesia 29.955
2 Southern Africa 29.915
3 Eastern Africa 29.884
4 South-Eastern Asia 29.853
5 Polynesia 29.686
6 Eastern Asia 29.528
7 Western Africa 29.415
8 Central Asia 29.392
9 Northern Africa 29.33
10 Western Asia 29.156
11 Middle Africa 29.104
12 South America 29.1
13 Central America 28.99
14 Micronesia 28.979
15 Southern Europe 28.389
16 Caribbean 28.312
17 Southern Asia 28.265
18 Australia/New Zealand 27.033
19 Northern Europe 27.026
20 Western Europe 27.011
21 Eastern Europe 26.728

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1970

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Low-income countries 29.589
2 Upper-middle-income countries 29.263
3 Middle-income countries 28.995
4 No income group available 28.768
5 Lower-middle-income countries 28.704
6 High-income countries 27.324

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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