Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 2009

In the year 2009, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 27.73 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya where the mean is 32.32 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino with a mean age of childbearing of 31.96 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with 31.91.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh where the mean is 25.14 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic with a mean age of childbearing of 25.60, and ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico with 25.82 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Oceania with a mean of 29.55 years. Closely followed by Africa with a mean age of childbearing of 29.33 years, and Europe with 28.95 years of mean age of childbearing.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Europe had the highest mean age of childbearing of 30.39 years. Closely followed by Australia/New Zealand with a mean age of childbearing of 30.20 years, and Western Europe with 30.07 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 29.37 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by No income group available with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.34.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2009

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 32.317
2 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 31.96
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.907
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.873
5 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.728
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 31.364
7 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 31.28
8 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 31.234
9 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 31.172
10 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 31.137
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 31.121
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 31.091
13 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 31.014
14 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.946
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 30.924
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 30.764
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.737
18 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.73
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 30.712
20 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.689
21 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 30.672
22 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 30.637
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 30.629
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 30.595
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 30.57
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 30.544
27 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 30.515
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 30.502
29 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.501
30 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 30.445
31 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 30.426
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 30.42
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.408
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 30.402
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 30.357
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 30.335
37 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 30.271
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.217
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.205
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.195
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 30.163
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.121
43 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 30.116
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30.107
45 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 30.103
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 30.098
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 30.067
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.059
49 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 30.055
50 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.049
51 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 30.007
52 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 29.993
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 29.981
54 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 29.954
55 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.938
56 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 29.936
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 29.929
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 29.92
59 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 29.916
60 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 29.885
61 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.864
62 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 29.861
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.859
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 29.853
65 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.846
66 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.837
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.834
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.829
69 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.824
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.823
71 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 29.802
72 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.784
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 29.777
74 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.769
75 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.763
76 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.75
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.687
78 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 29.646
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 29.634
80 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 29.605
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.514
82 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.504
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 29.479
84 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 29.477
85 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.461
86 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 29.459
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.421
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 29.421
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 29.418
90 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.411
91 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.402
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 29.39
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 29.358
94 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 29.355
95 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.295
96 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 29.291
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 29.271
98 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.263
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.258
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.25
101 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.24
102 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.23
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 29.225
104 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.216
105 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 29.214
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.208
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.182
108 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 29.149
109 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.139
110 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.135
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.129
112 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 29.121
113 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 29.066
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 29.056
115 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 29.039
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 29.021
117 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.0
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 28.963
119 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.952
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 28.933
121 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 28.932
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.927
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 28.924
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 28.924
125 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.923
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 28.92
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.865
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28.861
129 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 28.86
130 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.793
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.761
132 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.751
133 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.716
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 28.711
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 28.694
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.687
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 28.668
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.634
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.631
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.63
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.625
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.621
143 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 28.601
144 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 28.573
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.566
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.481
147 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.471
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 28.47
149 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 28.453
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.45
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.441
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.44
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.416
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 28.382
155 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.369
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 28.36
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 28.348
158 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.3
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 28.298
160 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.285
161 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.258
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 28.258
163 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.222
164 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.188
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.165
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.15
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.123
168 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 28.123
169 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.076
170 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 28.02
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 28.0
172 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.998
173 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 27.965
174 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 27.94
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 27.936
176 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.923
177 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 27.901
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 27.879
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 27.875
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 27.849
181 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.831
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 27.8
183 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 27.783
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 27.777
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 27.729
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.659
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.645
188 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 27.602
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 27.553
190 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.546
191 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.489
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.479
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 27.458
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.443
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.42
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.417
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 27.403
198 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.366
199 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 27.36
200 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.357
201 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 27.323
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 27.295
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.284
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.283
205 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.27
206 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.265
207 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 27.263
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 27.24
209 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.234
210 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.134
211 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.123
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 27.101
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 27.007
214 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 26.884
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 26.844
216 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 26.839
217 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26.819
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 26.78
219 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 26.73
220 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 26.684
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 26.67
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 26.657
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 26.618
224 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 26.602
225 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.557
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 26.427
227 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 26.411
228 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 26.373
229 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.277
230 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.095
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 26.047
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 26.043
233 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 26.002
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.987
235 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 25.817
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 25.6
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.138

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2009

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Oceania 29.55
2 Africa 29.331
3 Europe 28.954
4 Northern America 28.263
5 Asia 27.371
6 Latin America and the Caribbean 26.871

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2009

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Southern Europe 30.391
2 Australia/New Zealand 30.196
3 Western Europe 30.074
4 Western Africa 29.723
5 Northern Europe 29.688
6 Melanesia 29.54
7 Polynesia 29.494
8 Middle Africa 29.41
9 Eastern Africa 29.341
10 Northern Africa 29.318
11 Western Asia 28.858
12 Micronesia 28.607
13 South-Eastern Asia 28.33
14 Southern Africa 28.074
15 Eastern Asia 27.623
16 Central Asia 27.445
17 Eastern Europe 27.415
18 Caribbean 27.184
19 Southern Asia 27.002
20 South America 26.861
21 Central America 26.832

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2009

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Low-income countries 29.374
2 High-income countries 29.262
3 Lower-middle-income countries 27.764
4 Middle-income countries 27.461
5 Upper-middle-income countries 27.22
6 No income group available 26.342

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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