Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 1979

In the year 1979, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.09 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See where the mean is 31.93 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with a mean age of childbearing of 31.90 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda with 31.87.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria where the mean is 23.96 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary with a mean age of childbearing of 24.63, and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba with 24.70 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Africa with a mean of 29.67 years. Closely followed by Latin America and the Caribbean with a mean age of childbearing of 28.48 years, and Asia with 28.16 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 29.95 years. Closely followed by Melanesia with a mean age of childbearing of 29.88 years, and Northern Africa with 29.70 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 29.69 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by High-income countries with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.84.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1979

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.934
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.898
3 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 31.868
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 31.505
5 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 31.246
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 31.155
7 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 30.824
8 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 30.819
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 30.812
10 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 30.792
11 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.771
12 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.769
13 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 30.736
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 30.734
15 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.693
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 30.643
17 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 30.612
18 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.59
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 30.569
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.53
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 30.512
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.495
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 30.491
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.445
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30.416
26 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 30.336
27 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.316
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30.287
29 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 30.28
30 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 30.237
31 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 30.182
32 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 30.113
33 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 30.096
34 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 30.064
35 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 30.035
36 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 30.014
37 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 29.997
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 29.98
39 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.98
40 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 29.98
41 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 29.979
42 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 29.971
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.962
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.933
45 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.926
46 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.925
47 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.915
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 29.9
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.895
50 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 29.885
51 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 29.869
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 29.85
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 29.836
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.829
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.828
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 29.817
57 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.811
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.779
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 29.692
60 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 29.682
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 29.672
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.661
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 29.657
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 29.649
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 29.629
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 29.616
67 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 29.605
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 29.601
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.578
70 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 29.526
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 29.439
72 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.433
73 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 29.414
74 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.397
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 29.391
76 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.39
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 29.382
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 29.372
79 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 29.37
80 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 29.336
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 29.313
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 29.293
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 29.288
84 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 29.223
85 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.213
86 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 29.211
87 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 29.191
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 29.188
89 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 29.185
90 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 29.17
91 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.16
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 29.075
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 29.063
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.063
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 29.056
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 29.032
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.021
98 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 29.015
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.963
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.902
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 28.865
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 28.862
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 28.841
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 28.81
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 28.805
106 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 28.759
107 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 28.738
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 28.72
109 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 28.72
110 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 28.716
111 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.588
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.574
113 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 28.57
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 28.544
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.528
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 28.502
117 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 28.493
118 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 28.485
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.443
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.437
121 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 28.409
122 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.388
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 28.378
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 28.331
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 28.272
126 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 28.272
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 28.251
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 28.246
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 28.208
130 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28.187
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 28.125
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.122
133 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 28.11
134 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 28.109
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 28.094
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.062
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 28.023
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 28.017
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 27.98
140 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 27.973
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 27.959
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 27.874
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 27.852
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 27.829
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 27.826
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 27.765
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 27.735
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 27.721
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.711
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.688
151 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 27.679
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 27.658
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 27.654
154 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 27.651
155 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 27.646
156 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 27.642
157 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.615
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 27.587
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 27.561
160 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 27.548
161 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.533
162 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.532
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 27.496
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 27.464
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 27.459
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 27.447
167 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.437
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 27.432
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 27.428
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 27.418
171 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 27.391
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 27.304
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 27.302
174 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 27.299
175 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 27.293
176 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 27.274
177 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.236
178 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 27.236
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 27.233
180 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 27.221
181 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 27.202
182 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 27.193
183 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 27.173
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 27.155
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 27.134
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 27.105
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 27.101
188 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 27.03
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 26.995
190 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 26.971
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 26.942
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 26.931
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 26.917
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 26.914
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 26.904
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 26.895
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 26.89
198 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 26.86
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 26.836
200 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 26.829
201 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 26.781
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 26.775
203 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 26.684
204 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 26.614
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 26.601
206 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 26.565
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 26.447
208 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 26.443
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 26.434
210 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 26.414
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 26.413
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 26.372
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 26.358
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 26.35
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 26.287
216 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 26.287
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 26.236
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 26.192
219 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 26.183
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 26.147
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 26.093
222 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 26.077
223 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 26.0
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 25.928
225 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 25.825
226 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 25.718
227 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 25.651
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 25.605
229 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 25.579
230 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 25.516
231 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 25.511
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 25.494
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 25.166
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 24.908
235 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 24.704
236 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 24.632
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 23.964

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1979

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Africa 29.668
2 Latin America and the Caribbean 28.482
3 Asia 28.156
4 Oceania 27.977
5 Europe 26.438
6 Northern America 26.093

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1979

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Eastern Africa 29.946
2 Melanesia 29.878
3 Northern Africa 29.696
4 Western Africa 29.543
5 Southern Africa 29.457
6 Polynesia 29.392
7 Middle Africa 29.274
8 South-Eastern Asia 29.237
9 Western Asia 28.975
10 Central Asia 28.752
11 Micronesia 28.654
12 South America 28.581
13 Central America 28.508
14 Eastern Asia 28.087
15 Southern Asia 27.889
16 Caribbean 27.75
17 Southern Europe 27.432
18 Northern Europe 27.077
19 Australia/New Zealand 26.966
20 Western Europe 26.703
21 Eastern Europe 25.713

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1979

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Low-income countries 29.693
2 Lower-middle-income countries 28.41
3 Middle-income countries 28.269
4 No income group available 28.197
5 Upper-middle-income countries 28.126
6 High-income countries 26.836

Data Information

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

Data Sources

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

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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