Median Age by Country in 1982

In the year 1982, the world had a median age of 21.74 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco where the median is 43.19 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with a median age of 40.93 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man with 37.52.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands where the median is 13.33 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya with a median age of 13.49, and ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine with 14.00 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 31.94 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 29.51 years, and Oceania with 25.79 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest median age of 33.60 years. Closely followed by Northern Europe with a median age of 33.44 years, and Southern Europe with 31.43 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 30.32 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 16.24.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1982

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 43.1888
2 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 40.9286
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 37.5221
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 35.92
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 35.7112
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 34.3624
7 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 34.3044
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 34.1526
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 34.0852
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 33.884
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 33.8522
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 33.7506
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 33.6838
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 33.6333
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 33.569
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 33.5574
17 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 33.524
18 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 33.4518
19 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 33.1252
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 32.9061
21 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 32.7982
22 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 32.7814
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 32.7701
24 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 32.6699
25 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 32.6245
26 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 32.6085
27 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 32.4019
28 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.2918
29 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 31.9301
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 31.1697
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.0515
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 30.9053
33 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 30.8684
34 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 30.7607
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 30.5133
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 30.2781
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 30.1743
38 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 30.1355
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 29.7888
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 29.6052
41 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 29.5786
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 29.4522
43 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 29.0727
44 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 29.0481
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 28.9017
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 28.8311
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 28.515
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.3444
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.0225
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 27.984
51 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 27.8455
52 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 27.5107
53 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 27.4593
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 27.2702
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 27.2195
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 26.3776
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 26.2542
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 26.1289
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 25.966
60 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 25.7404
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 25.7057
62 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 25.4931
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 25.3299
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 25.3168
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 25.2233
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 25.0853
67 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 25.0491
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 24.6295
69 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 24.6154
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 24.3029
71 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 24.1892
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 24.0052
73 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 23.8221
74 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 23.7979
75 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 23.7328
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 23.5925
77 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 23.3625
78 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 23.0246
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 23.0091
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 22.884
81 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 22.5332
82 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 22.4667
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 22.4443
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 22.4225
85 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 22.3136
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 22.1283
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 22.0207
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 21.7897
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 21.7346
90 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 21.5007
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 21.4423
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 21.3178
93 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 21.287
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 21.0701
95 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 21.0254
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 20.871
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 20.8521
98 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 20.7768
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 20.6134
100 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 20.5985
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 20.4944
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 20.3324
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 20.3137
104 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 20.1005
105 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 19.9612
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 19.9544
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 19.8817
108 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 19.8513
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 19.8023
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 19.7666
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 19.7517
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 19.6205
113 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 19.5979
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 19.3761
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 19.3264
116 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 19.3127
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 19.2672
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 19.2134
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 19.196
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 19.1358
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 19.0843
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 18.9402
123 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 18.907
124 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 18.8745
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 18.7781
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 18.7491
127 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 18.7026
128 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 18.6699
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 18.5686
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 18.5324
131 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 18.52
132 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 18.5092
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 18.5012
134 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 18.4927
135 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.395
136 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 18.3527
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 18.2732
138 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 18.2216
139 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.2172
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 18.1961
141 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 18.1701
142 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.164
143 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 18.1534
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 18.0551
145 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 18.0125
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 17.9625
147 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 17.7934
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 17.7831
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 17.7697
150 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 17.7502
151 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 17.7482
152 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 17.6579
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 17.6259
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 17.5687
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 17.5316
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 17.4716
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 17.4272
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 17.3581
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 17.3348
160 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 17.3318
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 17.3158
162 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 17.3083
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 17.2769
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 17.0105
165 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 16.9464
166 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 16.8908
167 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 16.8293
168 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 16.8098
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 16.7993
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 16.7348
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 16.7311
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 16.7168
173 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 16.6658
174 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.6575
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 16.6537
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 16.6474
177 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 16.6048
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 16.5487
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 16.5341
180 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.4909
181 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 16.4681
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.4205
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 16.4177
184 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 16.3734
185 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.3647
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 16.3324
187 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 16.3263
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 16.3081
189 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 16.2958
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 16.2942
191 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 16.2109
192 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 16.18
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 16.1292
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 16.1079
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 16.1022
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 15.9994
197 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 15.9755
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 15.9562
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 15.9395
200 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 15.8949
201 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 15.8797
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 15.8366
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 15.8242
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 15.8156
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 15.8027
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 15.7392
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 15.7387
208 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 15.7062
209 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 15.6899
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 15.6619
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 15.6018
212 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15.5674
213 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 15.5423
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 15.4962
215 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 15.4638
216 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 15.4435
217 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 15.4314
218 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 15.3676
219 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 15.357
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 15.3122
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 15.3015
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 15.237
223 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 15.141
224 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 15.0718
225 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 15.0687
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 15.0244
227 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 14.7387
228 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 14.5234
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14.4812
230 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 14.4613
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 14.3783
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 14.1517
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 14.1416
234 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 14.1152
235 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 13.9986
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 13.491
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 13.3271

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1982

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 31.937
2 Northern America 29.5086
3 Oceania 25.793
4 Asia 20.0604
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 19.1047
6 Africa 16.3811

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1982

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Western Europe 33.6007
2 Northern Europe 33.4407
3 Southern Europe 31.4333
4 Eastern Europe 30.8483
5 Australia/New Zealand 28.6723
6 Eastern Asia 22.3485
7 Caribbean 20.5755
8 Central Asia 19.8968
9 South America 19.8889
10 Southern Africa 18.7803
11 South-Eastern Asia 18.7538
12 Southern Asia 18.7171
13 Micronesia 18.4516
14 Western Asia 18.1603
15 Polynesia 17.0965
16 Melanesia 17.0762
17 Northern Africa 16.9192
18 Central America 16.6594
19 Western Africa 16.5133
20 Middle Africa 16.4115
21 Eastern Africa 15.3401

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1982

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 30.3164
2 Upper-middle-income countries 21.4423
3 Middle-income countries 19.9011
4 Lower-middle-income countries 18.5985
5 No income group available 18.1973
6 Low-income countries 16.2442

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

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The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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