Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 2020

In the year 2020, women of world had a mean age at childbearing of 28.23 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing was ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR where the mean is 32.60 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea with a mean age of childbearing of 32.56 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda with 32.28.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh where the mean is 25.67 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan with a mean age of childbearing of 25.68, and ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal with 25.74 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing was Europe with a mean of 30.14 years. Closely followed by Oceania with a mean age of childbearing of 29.93 years, and Northern America with 29.75 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 31.48 years. Closely followed by Australia/New Zealand with a mean age of childbearing of 31.15 years, and Western Europe with 30.99 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 30.45 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by No income group available with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.38.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2020

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 32.601
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 32.556
3 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 32.278
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.249
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 32.217
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 32.215
7 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 32.175
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 32.057
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 32.026
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 31.983
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 31.922
12 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 31.885
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.872
14 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 31.63
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 31.562
16 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.531
17 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 31.488
18 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.447
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 31.407
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 31.399
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.384
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 31.383
23 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 31.379
24 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 31.378
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.342
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 31.271
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 31.261
28 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 31.222
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 31.187
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 31.145
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 31.108
32 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 31.053
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 31.005
34 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.993
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 30.972
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 30.945
37 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.9
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.879
39 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 30.796
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 30.738
41 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.733
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.702
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.687
44 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 30.672
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.667
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 30.66
47 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 30.633
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.596
49 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 30.579
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 30.572
51 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 30.533
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 30.484
53 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.452
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 30.451
55 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 30.447
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 30.44
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 30.435
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 30.429
59 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.428
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 30.389
61 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.373
62 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 30.334
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.284
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 30.226
65 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30.212
66 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 30.212
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 30.163
68 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.145
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 30.103
70 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 30.099
71 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.021
72 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 29.989
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 29.984
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.966
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 29.962
76 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 29.941
77 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.936
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 29.931
79 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.868
80 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 29.866
81 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.862
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 29.817
83 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 29.793
84 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 29.726
85 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.724
86 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.652
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.648
88 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.644
89 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 29.638
90 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 29.618
91 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 29.614
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.606
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.598
94 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.571
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.567
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 29.544
97 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.54
98 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.539
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.536
100 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.51
101 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.498
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.49
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.464
104 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 29.461
105 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.418
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.415
107 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.401
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.398
109 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 29.389
110 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 29.385
111 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.381
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.379
113 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 29.359
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 29.22
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.173
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 29.165
117 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.156
118 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.125
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 29.082
120 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 29.076
121 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 29.057
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 29.037
123 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 29.032
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 29.028
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 28.972
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 28.962
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.946
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 28.94
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 28.925
130 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 28.924
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 28.924
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 28.92
133 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.904
134 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.895
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28.885
136 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 28.87
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 28.861
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 28.855
139 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.85
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.841
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.837
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.809
143 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 28.796
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.796
145 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.794
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 28.757
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 28.75
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.739
149 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 28.738
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.729
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 28.725
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 28.724
153 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.711
154 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.705
155 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 28.701
156 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.679
157 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.672
158 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 28.666
159 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.665
160 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.627
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.59
162 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.583
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 28.581
164 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.559
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.556
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 28.547
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.519
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.508
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.501
170 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.498
171 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.483
172 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.418
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.4
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.342
175 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 28.288
176 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.268
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28.201
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.182
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.152
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.132
181 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 28.11
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 28.081
183 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 28.066
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.061
185 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 28.037
186 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 28.033
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 28.011
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 28.002
189 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.992
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 27.99
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 27.988
192 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.939
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 27.929
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 27.916
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 27.9
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 27.891
197 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 27.888
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 27.877
199 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.875
200 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 27.864
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 27.863
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 27.835
203 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.829
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 27.821
205 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.727
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.722
207 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.693
208 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 27.681
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27.656
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 27.646
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.622
212 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.621
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.619
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.545
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.484
216 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 27.399
217 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 27.394
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.373
219 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.359
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 27.263
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.226
222 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.212
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.193
224 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 27.139
225 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 27.11
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 26.963
227 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 26.912
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 26.9
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 26.883
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 26.72
231 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.594
232 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 26.494
233 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.303
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.098
235 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.739
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.677
237 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.668

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2020

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Europe 30.143
2 Oceania 29.93
3 Northern America 29.745
4 Africa 29.01
5 Asia 28.113
6 Latin America and the Caribbean 27.471

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2020

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Southern Europe 31.477
2 Australia/New Zealand 31.146
3 Western Europe 30.988
4 Northern Europe 30.817
5 Middle Africa 29.39
6 Western Africa 29.325
7 Melanesia 29.262
8 Polynesia 29.248
9 Western Asia 29.156
10 Northern Africa 29.154
11 Micronesia 29.149
12 Eastern Asia 29.015
13 Eastern Africa 28.965
14 Eastern Europe 28.714
15 South-Eastern Asia 28.44
16 Southern Asia 27.802
17 Caribbean 27.766
18 Southern Africa 27.754
19 Central Asia 27.689
20 South America 27.666
21 Central America 26.995

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2020

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 High-income countries 30.452
2 Low-income countries 29.195
3 Upper-middle-income countries 28.159
4 Lower-middle-income countries 28.15
5 Middle-income countries 28.023
6 No income group available 26.382

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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