Median Age by Country in 1964

In the year 1964, the world had a median age of 21.01 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco where the median is 43.82 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man with a median age of 42.37 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden with 35.26.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa where the median is 13.11 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands with a median age of 13.59, and ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines with 13.89 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 29.81 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 27.41 years, and Oceania with 24.34 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Northern Europe had the highest median age of 33.12 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a median age of 32.53 years, and Southern Europe with 29.16 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 28.20 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by No income group available with a median age of only 15.40.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1964

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 43.8173
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 42.3693
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 35.2604
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 35.2135
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 35.0751
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 34.1701
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 34.118
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 34.1177
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 33.7853
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 33.4674
11 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 33.2424
12 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 32.6776
13 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 32.2218
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 32.1161
15 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 32.0038
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 31.925
17 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 31.8873
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 31.2585
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 30.7088
20 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 30.5144
21 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 30.4656
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 30.0235
23 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 29.9403
24 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 29.7929
25 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 29.5242
26 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 29.1573
27 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 29.1204
28 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 28.9001
29 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 28.8656
30 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 28.6419
31 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 28.3615
32 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 28.2195
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 28.2169
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 27.9484
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 27.9393
36 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 27.7155
37 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 27.7129
38 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 27.6106
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 27.5363
40 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 27.4818
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 27.1367
42 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 27.033
43 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 26.8953
44 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 26.4762
45 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 26.3336
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 26.3249
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 26.0501
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 25.6544
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 25.1573
50 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 25.1145
51 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 24.9219
52 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 24.6062
53 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 24.5228
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 24.3873
55 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 24.3567
56 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 23.9875
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 23.9347
58 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 23.8676
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 23.6837
60 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 23.3441
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 23.3249
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 22.6182
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 22.6111
64 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 22.4927
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 22.4863
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 22.4376
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 21.7343
68 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 21.6284
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 21.4587
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 21.337
71 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 21.3072
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 21.1705
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 21.1412
74 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 20.8604
75 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 20.6521
76 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 20.5873
77 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 20.2549
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 20.0454
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 19.9135
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 19.8935
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 19.8343
82 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 19.8331
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 19.828
84 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 19.811
85 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 19.7388
86 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 19.6134
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 19.5988
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 19.5299
89 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 19.4944
90 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 19.2882
91 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 19.2286
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 19.2023
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 19.0594
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 19.0367
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 18.8786
96 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 18.8694
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 18.8414
98 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.8341
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 18.8339
100 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 18.6997
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 18.693
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 18.6927
103 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 18.6776
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 18.677
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 18.6574
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 18.6567
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 18.6521
108 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 18.6307
109 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 18.5923
110 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 18.5733
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 18.5222
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 18.5171
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 18.5014
114 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.4555
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.373
116 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 18.3454
117 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 18.3266
118 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 18.3199
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 18.2439
120 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 18.1743
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 18.1656
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 18.1136
123 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 18.1133
124 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 18.0838
125 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 18.0732
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 18.0595
127 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 17.9782
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 17.9204
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 17.9204
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 17.8377
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 17.7823
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 17.7305
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 17.7024
134 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 17.6875
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 17.6526
136 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 17.6259
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 17.5329
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 17.4912
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 17.4787
140 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 17.4421
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 17.4248
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 17.418
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 17.3933
144 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 17.3895
145 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 17.3321
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 17.2347
147 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 17.1894
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 17.1792
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 17.14
150 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 17.0925
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 17.0729
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 17.0505
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 17.0452
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 17.0441
155 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 17.023
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 16.9927
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 16.9541
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 16.9492
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 16.8685
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 16.8553
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 16.7871
162 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 16.7625
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 16.7479
164 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 16.7359
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 16.7055
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 16.6562
167 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 16.5906
168 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 16.5889
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 16.5863
170 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 16.5604
171 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 16.5331
172 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.4944
173 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 16.4866
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 16.3914
175 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 16.3865
176 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 16.3783
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 16.3219
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 16.2996
179 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 16.2874
180 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 16.2697
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 16.2393
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.2144
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 16.2047
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 16.1423
185 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 16.1179
186 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.0331
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 16.0233
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 15.8867
189 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 15.8492
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 15.8203
191 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 15.7819
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 15.7654
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 15.6355
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 15.6232
195 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 15.6217
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 15.5896
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 15.565
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 15.5575
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 15.5528
200 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 15.5283
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 15.5032
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 15.4994
203 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 15.4543
204 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 15.452
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 15.4011
206 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 15.3737
207 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 15.3524
208 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 15.3384
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 15.2801
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 15.2076
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 15.1984
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 15.1849
213 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 15.0953
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 15.0072
215 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 14.9921
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 14.9817
217 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 14.9605
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 14.9135
219 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 14.812
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 14.803
221 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 14.7745
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 14.7264
223 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 14.7209
224 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 14.6501
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14.5713
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 14.4578
227 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 14.4374
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 14.4172
229 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 14.4069
230 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 14.1253
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 14.0528
232 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 13.9817
233 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 13.9797
234 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 13.9763
235 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 13.8909
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 13.5863
237 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 13.1082

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1964

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 29.8117
2 Northern America 27.4057
3 Oceania 24.3396
4 Asia 18.9264
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 17.2329
6 Africa 17.1397

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1964

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Northern Europe 33.1206
2 Western Europe 32.528
3 Southern Europe 29.1605
4 Eastern Europe 27.7515
5 Australia/New Zealand 27.0944
6 Central Asia 20.3052
7 Eastern Asia 19.7651
8 Caribbean 18.5259
9 Southern Asia 18.4115
10 Western Asia 18.3544
11 Western Africa 18.0045
12 Middle Africa 17.9119
13 South America 17.7656
14 South-Eastern Asia 17.6543
15 Southern Africa 17.5163
16 Micronesia 17.039
17 Northern Africa 16.6856
18 Melanesia 16.6482
19 Eastern Africa 16.2518
20 Central America 15.3438
21 Polynesia 14.7111

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1964

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 28.2011
2 Upper-middle-income countries 19.4806
3 Middle-income countries 18.9812
4 Lower-middle-income countries 18.5025
5 Low-income countries 17.3565
6 No income group available 15.3955

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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