Median Age by Country in 1962

In the year 1962, the world had a median age of 21.37 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco where the median is 44.33 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man with a median age of 42.32 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey with 35.58.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa where the median is 13.31 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with a median age of 13.63, and ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines with 14.02 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 29.62 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 27.95 years, and Oceania with 24.78 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Northern Europe had the highest median age of 33.28 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a median age of 32.64 years, and Southern Europe with 28.78 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 28.22 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by No income group available with a median age of only 15.43.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1962

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 44.3309
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 42.3162
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 35.582
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 35.4458
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 35.3055
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 34.3975
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 34.3949
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 34.1219
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 33.8948
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 33.5988
11 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 33.3934
12 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 32.4466
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 32.0818
14 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 32.0209
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 31.6869
16 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 31.6525
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 31.4971
18 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 31.4793
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 30.9735
20 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 30.9448
21 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 29.8248
22 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 29.5366
23 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.4117
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 28.9349
25 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 28.8751
26 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 28.7753
27 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 28.6881
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 28.568
29 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 28.4709
30 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 28.2594
31 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 28.1887
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 28.0818
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 28.081
34 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 27.9029
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 27.8997
36 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 27.7307
37 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 27.4342
38 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 27.396
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 27.3728
40 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 27.3137
41 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 26.8217
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 26.7183
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 26.5234
44 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 26.5085
45 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 25.9502
46 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 25.8738
47 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 25.7688
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 25.6802
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 25.5991
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 25.5742
51 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 25.1325
52 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 25.0685
53 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 24.6473
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 24.3915
55 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 24.2896
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 24.1932
57 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 24.0967
58 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 24.012
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 23.9096
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 23.9068
61 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 23.4179
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 23.178
63 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 22.9031
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 22.5551
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 22.3702
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 22.327
67 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 22.271
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 22.0965
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 22.0857
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 21.9462
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 21.9259
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 21.4855
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 21.2965
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 21.1621
75 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 21.1602
76 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 21.0508
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 21.0507
78 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 20.6844
79 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 20.3996
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 20.298
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 20.2416
82 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 20.2401
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 20.0795
84 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 19.9836
85 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 19.9659
86 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 19.8972
87 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 19.8541
88 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 19.7583
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 19.7379
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 19.6891
91 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 19.6309
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 19.5566
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 19.4499
94 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 19.4202
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 19.389
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 19.3669
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 19.3201
98 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 19.3034
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 19.281
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 19.2717
101 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 19.1762
102 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 19.0924
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 19.0445
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 19.0306
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 18.9595
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 18.7864
107 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 18.7489
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 18.6854
109 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 18.662
110 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 18.6541
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.6072
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 18.5646
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 18.5209
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 18.4932
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 18.4851
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 18.4397
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 18.4311
118 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.4263
119 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.4212
120 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 18.343
121 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 18.3237
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 18.294
123 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 18.294
124 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 18.2708
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 18.2691
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 18.2522
127 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 18.2458
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 18.2364
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 18.1655
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 18.118
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 18.0891
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 18.0849
133 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 17.9764
134 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 17.937
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 17.9118
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 17.8525
137 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 17.8519
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 17.8369
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 17.8324
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 17.8026
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 17.6853
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 17.622
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 17.6144
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 17.5765
145 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 17.5208
146 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 17.494
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 17.3582
148 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 17.3547
149 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 17.3495
150 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 17.3417
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 17.288
152 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 17.2487
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 17.2138
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 17.2006
155 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 17.1504
156 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 17.1457
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 17.1445
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 17.104
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 17.0769
160 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 17.0697
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 16.9932
162 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 16.878
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 16.8722
164 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 16.871
165 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 16.8205
166 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 16.7956
167 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 16.7908
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 16.7757
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.7233
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 16.7205
171 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 16.7042
172 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 16.7035
173 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 16.6666
174 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 16.4958
175 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 16.4841
176 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 16.4681
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 16.4598
178 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 16.3638
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 16.3607
180 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.3421
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 16.3309
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 16.3225
183 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 16.3059
184 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.2566
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 16.2156
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 16.1944
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 16.1444
188 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 16.1012
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 16.0961
190 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 16.0305
191 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 16.0113
192 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 15.9754
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 15.9436
194 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 15.8904
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 15.8878
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 15.8797
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 15.8658
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 15.859
199 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 15.8435
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 15.7644
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 15.7311
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 15.6795
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 15.6256
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 15.6213
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 15.613
206 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 15.5971
207 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 15.5504
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 15.5468
209 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 15.5049
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 15.4886
211 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 15.4406
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 15.4101
213 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 15.3845
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 15.3033
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 15.2831
216 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 15.2194
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 15.1373
218 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 15.0308
219 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 15.0227
220 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 14.9705
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14.9674
222 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 14.9057
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 14.8663
224 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 14.7669
225 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 14.7384
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 14.7217
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 14.6497
228 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 14.5471
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 14.5173
230 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 14.5117
231 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 14.4523
232 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 14.3821
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 14.2493
234 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 14.0437
235 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 14.0205
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 13.6299
237 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 13.3071

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1962

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 29.62
2 Northern America 27.9461
3 Oceania 24.7783
4 Asia 19.4484
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 17.3523
6 Africa 17.2812

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1962

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Northern Europe 33.2813
2 Western Europe 32.6422
3 Southern Europe 28.7838
4 Australia/New Zealand 27.6605
5 Eastern Europe 27.3416
6 Central Asia 21.2497
7 Eastern Asia 20.4837
8 Western Asia 18.818
9 Southern Asia 18.6896
10 Caribbean 18.6533
11 Western Africa 18.0812
12 Middle Africa 18.0588
13 South-Eastern Asia 17.9704
14 South America 17.8572
15 Southern Africa 17.5218
16 Micronesia 17.394
17 Northern Africa 16.8943
18 Melanesia 16.8775
19 Eastern Africa 16.3975
20 Central America 15.4657
21 Polynesia 14.9313

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1962

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 28.2228
2 Upper-middle-income countries 20.2509
3 Middle-income countries 19.5421
4 Lower-middle-income countries 18.8089
5 Low-income countries 17.4424
6 No income group available 15.4251

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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