Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 1986

In the year 1986, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 27.64 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya where the mean is 31.96 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with a mean age of childbearing of 31.91 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 23.98 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia with a mean age of childbearing of 24.64, and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba with 24.88 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Africa with a mean of 29.70 years. Closely followed by Oceania with a mean age of childbearing of 28.17 years, and Latin America and the Caribbean with 27.95 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 29.91 years. Closely followed by Northern Africa with a mean age of childbearing of 29.87 years, and Melanesia with 29.86 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 29.80 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by Upper-middle-income countries with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.98.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1986

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.964
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.906
3 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 31.871
4 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.863
5 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 31.362
6 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 31.171
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.157
8 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 31.015
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 31.01
10 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 31.002
11 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.958
12 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.911
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.878
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.828
15 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 30.826
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 30.803
17 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 30.667
18 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.662
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.606
20 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 30.469
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 30.439
22 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 30.435
23 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 30.411
24 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 30.395
25 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 30.363
26 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.361
27 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 30.33
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 30.301
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30.271
30 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 30.256
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30.232
32 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 30.219
33 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 30.211
34 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.141
35 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 30.139
36 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 30.064
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 30.05
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 30.023
39 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 30.013
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 30.004
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 30.003
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 30.003
43 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 30.0
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 29.941
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.933
46 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.926
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 29.88
48 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 29.869
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 29.796
50 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.788
51 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 29.768
52 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 29.761
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.751
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.746
55 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 29.745
56 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.721
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.684
58 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 29.66
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 29.657
60 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 29.623
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 29.621
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 29.589
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.556
64 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 29.549
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.527
66 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 29.522
67 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 29.517
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 29.494
69 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.483
70 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 29.48
71 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.446
72 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 29.408
73 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 29.388
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 29.384
75 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 29.378
76 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.338
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 29.331
78 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 29.307
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 29.291
80 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 29.281
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.264
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 29.242
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 29.241
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 29.222
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 29.196
86 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 29.191
87 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 29.19
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 29.173
89 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 29.132
90 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.126
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 29.125
92 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 29.089
93 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 29.032
94 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 29.03
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.027
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.021
97 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 29.014
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.947
99 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.912
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 28.898
101 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 28.894
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 28.863
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 28.764
104 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 28.732
105 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 28.727
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 28.709
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 28.683
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 28.662
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 28.658
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 28.649
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 28.635
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 28.632
113 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 28.624
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.571
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 28.57
116 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 28.553
117 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 28.542
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 28.516
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 28.513
120 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 28.507
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.494
122 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 28.494
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.486
124 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 28.475
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.467
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 28.444
127 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 28.398
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 28.375
129 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 28.304
130 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 28.236
131 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 28.229
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 28.228
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 28.148
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.135
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 28.084
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 28.083
137 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.034
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 27.985
139 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 27.973
140 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 27.96
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 27.913
142 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 27.905
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 27.884
144 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 27.876
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 27.845
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.829
147 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 27.823
148 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 27.81
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 27.79
150 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 27.775
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 27.775
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 27.694
153 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.685
154 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.654
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 27.645
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 27.635
157 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 27.619
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 27.613
159 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 27.594
160 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 27.578
161 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 27.557
162 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 27.556
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 27.551
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 27.514
165 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 27.487
166 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 27.474
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 27.464
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 27.408
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 27.384
170 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 27.382
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 27.345
172 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 27.343
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 27.335
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 27.332
175 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 27.325
176 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 27.315
177 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 27.309
178 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 27.282
179 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 27.282
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 27.263
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 27.238
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.237
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 27.235
184 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 27.234
185 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.216
186 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 27.206
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 27.198
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 27.126
189 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 27.124
190 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 27.086
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 27.004
192 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 26.961
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 26.949
194 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 26.92
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 26.909
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 26.892
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 26.804
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 26.772
199 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 26.76
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 26.755
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 26.71
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 26.659
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 26.645
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 26.643
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 26.597
206 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 26.529
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 26.529
208 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 26.524
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 26.464
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 26.459
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 26.443
212 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 26.43
213 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 26.428
214 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 26.413
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 26.379
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 26.282
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 26.228
218 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 26.171
219 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 26.096
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 26.033
221 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 26.018
222 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 25.936
223 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 25.902
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 25.872
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 25.871
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 25.849
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 25.735
228 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 25.696
229 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 25.536
230 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 25.498
231 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 25.495
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 25.209
233 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 25.188
234 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 25.144
235 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 24.879
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 24.644
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 23.979

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1986

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Africa 29.701
2 Oceania 28.172
3 Latin America and the Caribbean 27.95
4 Asia 27.427
5 Europe 26.766
6 Northern America 26.523

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1986

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Eastern Africa 29.905
2 Northern Africa 29.874
3 Melanesia 29.857
4 Western Africa 29.62
5 Polynesia 29.326
6 Middle Africa 29.324
7 Southern Africa 29.205
8 Western Asia 29.156
9 South-Eastern Asia 28.879
10 Micronesia 28.6
11 Central Asia 28.164
12 Central America 28.159
13 South America 27.93
14 Australia/New Zealand 27.727
15 Southern Europe 27.719
16 Western Europe 27.612
17 Northern Europe 27.56
18 Caribbean 27.556
19 Southern Asia 27.531
20 Eastern Asia 26.46
21 Eastern Europe 25.77

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 1986

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Low-income countries 29.799
2 Lower-middle-income countries 28.151
3 No income group available 27.834
4 Middle-income countries 27.654
5 High-income countries 27.232
6 Upper-middle-income countries 26.981

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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