Mean Age of Childbearing by Country in 2026

In the year 2026, women of world is projected to have a mean age at childbearing of 28.40 years.

The country with the highest mean age of childbearing is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR where the mean is 32.76 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea with a mean age of childbearing of 32.53 years, and ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China with 32.27.

The country with the lowest mean age of childbearing for the year is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal where the mean is 25.66 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan with a mean age of childbearing of 25.68, and ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh with 25.83 years.

The geographic region with the highest mean age of childbearing is projected to be Europe with a mean of 30.55 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a mean age of childbearing of 30.22 years, and Oceania with 30.02 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 31.77 years. Closely followed by Australia/New Zealand with a mean age of childbearing of 31.37 years, and Western Europe with 31.28 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 30.78 years. While the lowest mean age of childbearing is recorded by No income group available with a mean age of childbearing of only 26.42.

Countries with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2026

Rank Country Mean Age of Childbearing
1 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 32.758
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 32.531
3 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 32.271
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 32.268
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 32.252
6 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 32.242
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.229
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 32.2
9 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 32.19
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 32.186
11 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 32.13
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 32.109
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 32.032
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 32.032
15 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 32.032
16 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 31.976
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 31.779
18 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.716
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 31.635
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 31.618
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.613
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 31.595
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 31.572
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 31.52
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 31.506
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 31.461
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 31.413
28 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 31.405
29 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 31.359
30 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 31.319
31 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 31.31
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 31.248
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31.221
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 31.201
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 31.169
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 31.128
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 31.122
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 31.103
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 31.084
40 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 31.075
41 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 31.067
42 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 30.971
43 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 30.943
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 30.915
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 30.904
46 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 30.877
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 30.852
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.847
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 30.842
50 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 30.832
51 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 30.809
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 30.766
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 30.763
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 30.731
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 30.655
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 30.654
57 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.614
58 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 30.606
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 30.599
60 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 30.517
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 30.514
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 30.504
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 30.489
64 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 30.451
65 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 30.443
66 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.412
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 30.409
68 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 30.298
69 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30.257
70 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 30.248
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.24
72 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 30.216
73 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 30.146
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 30.132
75 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 30.118
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 30.113
77 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 30.1
78 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 30.092
79 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 30.035
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 30.033
81 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 30.003
82 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 29.954
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 29.954
84 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 29.952
85 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 29.926
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 29.881
87 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 29.878
88 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 29.824
89 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 29.818
90 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.817
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 29.801
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29.767
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 29.636
94 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.612
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 29.594
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 29.559
97 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 29.543
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 29.543
99 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29.52
100 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 29.501
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 29.495
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 29.46
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 29.441
104 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 29.436
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 29.436
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 29.432
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 29.418
108 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 29.415
109 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 29.41
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 29.403
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 29.354
112 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 29.343
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 29.332
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 29.327
115 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 29.313
116 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 29.307
117 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 29.292
118 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 29.241
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 29.238
120 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 29.238
121 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 29.222
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 29.189
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 29.178
124 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 29.166
125 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 29.144
126 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 29.129
127 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 29.126
128 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 29.113
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 29.097
130 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 29.097
131 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 29.061
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 29.058
133 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 29.054
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 29.046
135 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 29.045
136 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 28.985
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 28.971
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.957
139 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 28.944
140 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.918
141 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 28.883
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 28.869
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 28.854
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 28.854
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 28.841
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.825
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 28.824
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 28.82
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28.786
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 28.781
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 28.779
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28.756
153 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 28.743
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 28.734
155 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 28.734
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 28.696
157 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 28.693
158 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 28.693
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 28.679
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 28.674
161 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 28.663
162 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 28.65
163 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 28.648
164 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28.63
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 28.614
166 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.578
167 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 28.576
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 28.568
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 28.554
170 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 28.533
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 28.523
172 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 28.51
173 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 28.504
174 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 28.485
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 28.442
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 28.42
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 28.397
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 28.364
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 28.358
180 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 28.341
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 28.317
182 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28.301
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 28.299
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 28.274
185 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.256
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 28.25
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 28.228
188 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.225
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 28.189
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 28.186
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 28.177
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 28.094
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 28.082
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 28.072
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 28.038
196 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 27.967
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 27.962
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 27.937
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 27.934
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 27.898
201 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.884
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 27.881
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 27.85
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 27.84
205 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.837
206 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 27.771
207 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 27.769
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.758
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 27.737
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 27.72
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 27.699
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 27.694
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 27.687
214 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 27.653
215 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 27.59
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 27.489
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 27.467
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.452
219 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 27.39
220 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 27.39
221 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 27.347
222 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 27.258
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.208
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.205
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 27.166
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 27.152
227 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.145
228 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 27.127
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 27.027
230 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.674
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 26.654
232 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 26.546
233 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26.344
234 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 26.164
235 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 25.829
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 25.677
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.661

Regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2026

Rank Region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Europe 30.554
2 Northern America 30.219
3 Oceania 30.025
4 Africa 28.884
5 Asia 28.399
6 Latin America and the Caribbean 27.728

Sub-regions with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2026

Rank Sub-region Mean Age of Childbearing
1 Southern Europe 31.771
2 Australia/New Zealand 31.374
3 Western Europe 31.282
4 Northern Europe 31.111
5 Eastern Asia 29.677
6 Middle Africa 29.385
7 Eastern Europe 29.325
8 Micronesia 29.297
9 Western Asia 29.254
10 Polynesia 29.205
11 Melanesia 29.158
12 Western Africa 29.15
13 Northern Africa 29.096
14 Eastern Africa 28.795
15 South-Eastern Asia 28.477
16 Southern Asia 28.031
17 Caribbean 27.987
18 South America 27.979
19 Central Asia 27.695
20 Southern Africa 27.603
21 Central America 27.11

Income Groups with the Highest Mean Age of Childbearing in 2026

Rank Income Group Mean Age of Childbearing
1 High-income countries 30.783
2 Low-income countries 29.086
3 Upper-middle-income countries 28.658
4 Middle-income countries 28.218
5 Lower-middle-income countries 28.198
6 No income group available 26.424

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

Data Disclaimer

People at database.earth has not verified data entry and collection processes in person. We take all open data provided by governmental and non-governmental organization at face value.

This data is the foundation for most content and visualization found on this page. If you find errors in the representation of the data, please contact us and we will correct it.

All data from sources are archived for future reference.