Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 2011

In the year 2011, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 27.74 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya where the mean is 32.15 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino with a mean age of childbearing of 32.14 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti with 31.84.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh where the mean is 25.22 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic with a mean age of childbearing of 25.43, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan with 25.73 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Oceania with a mean of 29.60 years. Closely followed by Europe with a mean age of childbearing of 29.25 years, and Africa with 29.20 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 30.68 years. Closely followed by Australia/New Zealand with a mean age of childbearing of 30.36 years, and Western Europe with 30.29 years of mean age of childbearing.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that High-income countries has the highest mean age of childbearing of 29.57 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by No income group available with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.31.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2011

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 32.151
2 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.143
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.844
4 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.654
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.595
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 31.53
7 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 31.471
8 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 31.41
9 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 31.377
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 31.356
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 31.32
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 31.238
13 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 31.181
14 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 31.16
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 30.96
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 30.96
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 30.888
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 30.84
19 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 30.833
20 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 30.803
21 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 30.747
22 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 30.702
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 30.693
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.672
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 30.656
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 30.632
27 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 30.625
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 30.612
29 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.578
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 30.55
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 30.545
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 30.511
33 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 30.504
34 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.487
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.451
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 30.407
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.38
38 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 30.368
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.353
40 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 30.304
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.293
42 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 30.282
43 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 30.242
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.226
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.211
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 30.162
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.12
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 30.086
49 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 30.084
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 30.083
51 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.078
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 30.07
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 30.062
54 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 30.048
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 30.046
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30.039
57 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 30.014
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 29.976
59 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 29.974
60 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.971
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 29.955
62 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.954
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 29.947
64 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 29.918
65 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 29.874
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.869
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 29.838
68 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.837
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 29.834
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.774
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.757
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.729
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.695
74 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 29.692
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 29.691
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.69
77 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.682
78 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 29.679
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 29.677
80 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.659
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 29.652
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 29.651
83 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 29.632
84 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.629
85 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.606
86 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.598
87 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.598
88 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.505
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 29.496
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 29.476
91 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.449
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 29.444
93 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.431
94 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.424
95 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.419
96 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 29.407
97 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 29.389
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.381
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 29.345
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.327
101 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 29.299
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 29.28
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.255
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 29.241
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.238
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 29.221
107 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.196
108 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.182
109 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.151
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.149
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 29.141
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.13
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.118
114 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 29.106
115 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.069
116 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 29.037
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 29.014
118 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 28.986
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 28.985
120 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.979
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 28.951
122 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.948
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 28.934
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 28.917
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 28.904
126 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.899
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 28.868
128 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 28.867
129 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 28.861
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.86
131 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 28.855
132 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.824
133 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.822
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.783
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.765
136 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.749
137 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.743
138 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.727
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 28.715
140 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.678
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 28.675
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28.665
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.634
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 28.617
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.61
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.58
147 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.559
148 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.527
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 28.509
150 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 28.498
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.492
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.441
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.434
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.402
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.378
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 28.376
157 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 28.372
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 28.37
159 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 28.369
160 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.338
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.338
162 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.296
163 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.285
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 28.27
165 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.26
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.259
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.233
168 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.168
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.112
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.052
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.019
172 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.017
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 28.004
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 27.999
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 27.996
176 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 27.95
177 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.92
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.915
179 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.913
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 27.908
181 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 27.9
182 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.849
183 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 27.842
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 27.799
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 27.759
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27.703
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.666
188 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 27.643
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 27.602
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.584
191 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.571
192 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.567
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 27.555
194 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.539
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.507
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 27.501
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.488
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 27.484
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 27.484
200 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.482
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.444
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.43
203 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 27.407
204 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.342
205 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.312
206 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.31
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 27.294
208 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.258
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 27.22
210 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 27.16
211 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 27.136
212 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.102
213 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.096
214 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 27.087
215 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.063
216 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 27.025
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 26.921
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 26.911
219 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 26.868
220 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 26.756
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 26.687
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 26.561
223 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.549
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 26.525
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 26.493
226 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26.444
227 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 26.415
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 26.41
229 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 26.387
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 26.33
231 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.248
232 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.035
233 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 25.99
234 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.814
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.734
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 25.426
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.218

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2011

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Oceania 29.602
2 Europe 29.247
3 Africa 29.196
4 Northern America 28.635
5 Asia 27.391
6 Latin America and the Caribbean 26.889

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2011

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Southern Europe 30.682
2 Australia/New Zealand 30.362
3 Western Europe 30.29
4 Northern Europe 29.949
5 Western Africa 29.532
6 Polynesia 29.443
7 Melanesia 29.434
8 Middle Africa 29.338
9 Northern Africa 29.226
10 Eastern Africa 29.223
11 Western Asia 28.884
12 Micronesia 28.711
13 South-Eastern Asia 28.321
14 Eastern Asia 27.848
15 Southern Africa 27.836
16 Eastern Europe 27.763
17 Central Asia 27.268
18 Caribbean 27.208
19 South America 26.933
20 Southern Asia 26.883
21 Central America 26.743

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2011

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 High-income countries 29.565
2 Low-income countries 29.274
3 Lower-middle-income countries 27.68
4 Middle-income countries 27.458
5 Upper-middle-income countries 27.328
6 No income group available 26.314

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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