Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 2017

In the year 2017, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.17 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino where the mean is 32.37 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with a mean age of childbearing of 32.17 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda with 32.13.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan where the mean is 25.55 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh with a mean age of childbearing of 25.55, and ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal with 25.62 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Europe with a mean of 29.96 years. Closely followed by Oceania with a mean age of childbearing of 29.85 years, and Northern America with 29.54 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 31.32 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a mean age of childbearing of 30.89 years, and Australia/New Zealand with 30.87 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 30.30 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by No income group available with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.33.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2017

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.366
2 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 32.173
3 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 32.128
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 32.126
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 32.116
6 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 32.069
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 31.969
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.934
9 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 31.927
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 31.897
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 31.861
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 31.827
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 31.707
14 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.588
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.466
16 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 31.463
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.431
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 31.411
19 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 31.408
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.379
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 31.335
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 31.332
23 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 31.192
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 31.083
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 31.055
26 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 31.046
27 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.975
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 30.972
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 30.971
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 30.969
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 30.967
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 30.951
33 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.926
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 30.895
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 30.882
36 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 30.858
37 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.836
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 30.826
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.746
40 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.746
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 30.697
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 30.61
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.606
44 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 30.605
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.585
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 30.573
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 30.548
48 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 30.543
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 30.483
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 30.482
51 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.46
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 30.442
53 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.439
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 30.414
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 30.413
56 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 30.386
57 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.356
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.334
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.307
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.292
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 30.267
62 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 30.258
63 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.248
64 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 30.244
65 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 30.236
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 30.168
67 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 30.128
68 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30.062
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 30.058
70 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.007
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 29.988
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 29.978
73 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.973
74 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 29.918
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.881
76 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 29.881
77 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.875
78 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.854
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 29.797
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 29.743
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 29.734
82 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.722
83 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.683
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.682
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 29.673
86 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.669
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.663
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.66
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.65
90 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 29.647
91 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.646
92 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.613
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.611
94 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.559
95 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 29.519
96 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.513
97 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.506
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.496
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.492
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 29.468
101 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.446
102 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 29.425
103 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 29.42
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.4
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.394
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 29.389
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.382
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.377
109 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.364
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 29.273
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.261
112 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.259
113 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.259
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 29.241
115 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.229
116 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 29.219
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 29.204
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 29.151
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.12
120 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 29.09
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 29.071
122 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 29.036
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 29.035
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.035
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 29.028
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 29.023
127 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.978
128 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 28.972
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.956
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28.95
131 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.903
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 28.87
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.867
134 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 28.857
135 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.854
136 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 28.845
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 28.842
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.837
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.829
140 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.799
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.796
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.784
143 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.766
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.755
145 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 28.751
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.743
147 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.736
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.712
149 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.709
150 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.674
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.672
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 28.648
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 28.639
154 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 28.624
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.598
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 28.566
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.562
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.561
159 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.554
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.544
161 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.543
162 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.512
163 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.512
164 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 28.498
165 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 28.496
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 28.483
167 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.465
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 28.46
169 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.447
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.442
171 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 28.434
172 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.376
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.339
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28.295
175 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.285
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.19
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.149
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 28.101
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 28.091
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 28.081
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.069
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 28.03
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 28.003
184 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.995
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 27.979
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 27.965
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 27.946
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.946
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 27.945
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 27.92
191 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 27.907
192 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.899
193 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.894
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 27.86
195 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.84
196 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.816
197 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.712
198 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.698
199 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.681
200 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 27.672
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.667
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27.637
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.626
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.599
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.594
206 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 27.593
207 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 27.583
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.583
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 27.577
210 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.574
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 27.566
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 27.516
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.471
214 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.386
215 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.3
216 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.225
217 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 27.205
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 27.195
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.181
220 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 27.158
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 27.139
222 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 26.995
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 26.972
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 26.962
225 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26.889
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 26.829
227 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 26.802
228 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 26.793
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 26.75
230 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 26.75
231 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.589
232 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.263
233 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.192
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 26.044
235 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.624
236 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.554
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.545

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2017

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Europe 29.961
2 Oceania 29.85
3 Northern America 29.54
4 Africa 29.093
5 Asia 28.026
6 Latin America and the Caribbean 27.222

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2017

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Southern Europe 31.32
2 Western Europe 30.892
3 Australia/New Zealand 30.868
4 Northern Europe 30.67
5 Middle Africa 29.437
6 Western Africa 29.425
7 Melanesia 29.312
8 Polynesia 29.204
9 Northern Africa 29.155
10 Micronesia 29.08
11 Western Asia 29.066
12 Eastern Africa 29.046
13 Eastern Asia 28.705
14 Eastern Europe 28.511
15 South-Eastern Asia 28.463
16 Southern Africa 27.77
17 Southern Asia 27.591
18 Caribbean 27.542
19 Central Asia 27.429
20 South America 27.353
21 Central America 26.882

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2017

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 High-income countries 30.3
2 Low-income countries 29.254
3 Lower-middle-income countries 28.065
4 Upper-middle-income countries 28.017
5 Middle-income countries 27.954
6 No income group available 26.33

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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