Median Age by Country in 1958

In the year 1958, the world had a median age of 21.53 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco where the median is 44.60 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man with a median age of 41.43 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey with 37.48.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands where the median is 13.66 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa with a median age of 14.06, and ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger with 14.40 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 28.92 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 28.55 years, and Oceania with 25.84 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Northern Europe had the highest median age of 33.25 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a median age of 32.73 years, and Australia/New Zealand with 28.61 years of median age.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that High-income countries has the highest median age of 28.09 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by No income group available with a median age of only 15.72.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1958

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 44.5964
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 41.434
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 37.477
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 35.575
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 34.789
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 34.4848
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 34.4641
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 33.893
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 33.8221
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 33.7949
11 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 33.171
12 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 31.9911
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 31.9308
14 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 31.7392
15 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 31.7264
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 31.5891
17 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 30.6584
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 30.6489
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 30.0354
20 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 29.9956
21 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 29.5241
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 29.4487
23 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.441
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 28.9188
25 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 28.8348
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 28.7196
27 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 28.5791
28 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 28.1161
29 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 27.9943
30 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 27.7677
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 27.7129
32 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 27.6773
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 27.3938
34 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 27.3404
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 27.2215
36 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 27.1586
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 27.0725
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 26.7056
39 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 26.6066
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 26.4838
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 26.4705
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 26.4679
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 26.3331
44 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 26.0824
45 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 25.7848
46 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 25.7664
47 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 25.7338
48 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 25.465
49 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 25.4073
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 25.3169
51 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 25.301
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 25.1848
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 24.8817
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 24.7255
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 24.3015
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 23.9919
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 23.7195
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 23.6528
59 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 23.3464
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 22.912
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 22.5554
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 22.5206
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 22.4949
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 22.4825
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 22.4805
66 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 22.4437
67 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 22.3633
68 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 22.2309
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 22.1165
70 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 21.973
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 21.9399
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 21.8716
73 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 21.8397
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 21.8198
75 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 21.6623
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 21.6511
77 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 21.6233
78 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 21.5815
79 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 21.4675
80 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 21.4318
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 21.3281
82 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 21.32
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 21.3099
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 21.0097
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 20.9846
86 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 20.9584
87 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 20.6664
88 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 20.6093
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 20.5982
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 20.2085
91 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 20.1683
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 20.0694
93 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 19.9508
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 19.9378
95 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 19.8506
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 19.844
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 19.803
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 19.6801
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 19.6035
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 19.5734
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 19.4544
102 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 19.4528
103 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 19.4399
104 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 19.4236
105 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 19.3379
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 19.2037
107 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 19.1941
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 19.0576
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 19.0447
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 19.0056
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 18.9799
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 18.8267
113 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 18.817
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 18.7872
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 18.7627
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.7281
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 18.6824
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 18.6301
119 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 18.6134
120 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 18.5215
121 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 18.5055
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 18.4657
123 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.3901
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 18.3857
125 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 18.3656
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 18.3403
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 18.3208
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 18.25
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 18.2395
130 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.192
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 18.1701
132 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 18.1692
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 18.1368
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 18.0389
135 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 18.0348
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 18.0185
137 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 17.9756
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 17.9673
139 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 17.9609
140 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 17.9576
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 17.9291
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 17.8777
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 17.8715
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 17.8477
145 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 17.7329
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 17.6787
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 17.6497
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 17.6428
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 17.6271
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 17.4979
151 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 17.4761
152 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 17.4644
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 17.426
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 17.3948
155 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 17.348
156 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 17.3376
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 17.3347
158 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 17.3328
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 17.3297
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 17.3192
161 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 17.3072
162 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 17.2792
163 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 17.2743
164 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 17.268
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 17.261
166 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 17.2578
167 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 17.2528
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 17.2507
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 17.2229
170 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 17.2168
171 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 17.2023
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 17.1929
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 17.1699
174 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 17.1176
175 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 17.1156
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 17.1084
177 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 17.0585
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 17.0495
179 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 17.0457
180 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 17.0264
181 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 17.0261
182 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 16.9735
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 16.9401
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 16.8907
185 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.8449
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 16.8288
187 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 16.7987
188 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.7218
189 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 16.7097
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 16.7008
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 16.5029
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 16.4956
193 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 16.4872
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 16.4755
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 16.4379
196 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 16.4258
197 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 16.418
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 16.3939
199 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 16.3619
200 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 16.2904
201 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 16.2506
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 16.2065
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 16.1747
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 16.1399
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 16.1278
206 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 16.0504
207 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 16.0405
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 16.0185
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 16.0032
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 15.948
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 15.9026
212 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 15.8549
213 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 15.8239
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 15.7741
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 15.7543
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 15.7339
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 15.7119
218 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 15.6822
219 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 15.6811
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 15.6728
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 15.6056
222 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 15.5462
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 15.5166
224 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 15.3139
225 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 15.2856
226 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 15.2843
227 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 15.2569
228 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 15.2364
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 15.1762
230 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 15.1113
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 15.0362
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 14.9971
233 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 14.8364
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 14.5735
235 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 14.4019
236 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 14.0625
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 13.661

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1958

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 28.9163
2 Northern America 28.5461
3 Oceania 25.8386
4 Asia 19.6539
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 17.6866
6 Africa 17.6683

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1958

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Northern Europe 33.2532
2 Western Europe 32.7259
3 Australia/New Zealand 28.6092
4 Southern Europe 27.9206
5 Eastern Europe 26.5827
6 Central Asia 21.7365
7 Eastern Asia 20.3124
8 Western Asia 19.3352
9 Southern Asia 19.1856
10 Micronesia 18.9704
11 Caribbean 18.9073
12 South-Eastern Asia 18.4732
13 Middle Africa 18.3515
14 Western Africa 18.2158
15 South America 18.1586
16 Southern Africa 17.7913
17 Northern Africa 17.7334
18 Melanesia 17.3142
19 Eastern Africa 16.7582
20 Central America 15.8454
21 Polynesia 15.5502

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1958

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 28.0923
2 Upper-middle-income countries 20.2304
3 Middle-income countries 19.7738
4 Lower-middle-income countries 19.2795
5 Low-income countries 17.5665
6 No income group available 15.7159

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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