Median Age by Country in 1984

In the year 1984, the world had a median age of 21.92 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco where the median is 42.75 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with a median age of 41.95 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man with 37.85.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands where the median is 13.35 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya with a median age of 13.69, and ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine with 14.07 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 32.33 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 30.05 years, and Oceania with 26.22 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest median age of 34.02 years. Closely followed by Northern Europe with a median age of 33.85 years, and Southern Europe with 31.91 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 30.81 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 16.25.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1984

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 42.7511
2 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 41.9463
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 37.8489
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 36.3299
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 35.8356
6 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 34.8725
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 34.8534
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 34.7862
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 34.5628
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 34.26
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 34.1678
12 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 34.1025
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 34.0845
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 34.0719
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 34.0323
16 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 33.9822
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 33.9082
18 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 33.8567
19 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 33.7933
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 33.5017
21 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 33.3996
22 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 33.3607
23 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 33.1523
24 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 33.0484
25 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 32.9043
26 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 32.8486
27 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 32.8447
28 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 32.562
29 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 32.4512
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 31.8015
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 31.7321
32 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 31.2571
33 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 31.1858
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 30.9972
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 30.8249
36 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 30.783
37 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 30.6319
38 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 30.5891
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 30.2994
40 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 30.1037
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 30.0937
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 29.9918
43 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 29.5786
44 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 29.5746
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 29.4915
46 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 29.1825
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 29.1805
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 28.8029
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 28.3873
50 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 28.3748
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 28.3547
52 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 28.0677
53 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 27.8584
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 27.7303
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 27.3454
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 26.967
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 26.9328
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 26.9061
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 26.5212
60 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 26.4951
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 26.3726
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 26.0707
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 26.0176
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 25.8281
65 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 25.6881
66 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 25.6742
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 25.6641
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 25.5763
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 25.4105
70 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 25.2105
71 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 24.9306
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 24.7848
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 24.5796
74 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 24.4473
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 24.4418
76 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 24.2351
77 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 24.005
78 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 23.8299
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 23.6189
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 23.4576
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 23.4047
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 23.1936
83 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 23.0693
84 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 23.0283
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 22.7118
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 22.7037
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 22.4533
88 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 22.4414
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 22.4063
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 22.1559
91 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 22.1202
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 22.0429
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 21.8372
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 21.7113
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 21.6526
96 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 21.5181
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 21.3359
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 21.3078
99 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 21.2745
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 21.2209
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 21.1984
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 21.0847
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 21.0343
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 20.7688
105 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 20.6822
106 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 20.6274
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 20.6021
108 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 20.426
109 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 20.3842
110 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 20.3719
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 20.1803
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 20.1299
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 20.0905
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 20.0552
115 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 20.0147
116 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 19.9932
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 19.9622
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 19.5794
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 19.5569
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 19.5476
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 19.5264
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 19.392
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 19.3747
124 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 19.2443
125 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 19.2218
126 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 19.1848
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 19.1392
128 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 19.0879
129 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 18.9746
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 18.9681
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 18.9515
132 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 18.847
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 18.841
134 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 18.6684
135 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 18.6531
136 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 18.5873
137 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 18.5408
138 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 18.5081
139 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 18.4707
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 18.457
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 18.4166
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 18.4008
143 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.3516
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 18.3433
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 18.3242
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.2605
147 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 18.2513
148 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 18.1976
149 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 18.1877
150 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 18.1341
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.047
152 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 18.0338
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 17.9017
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 17.9004
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 17.7084
156 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 17.6376
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 17.6222
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 17.5971
159 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 17.5205
160 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 17.4872
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 17.4238
162 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 17.3849
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 17.3108
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 17.3107
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 17.2286
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 17.2112
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 17.1884
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 17.0662
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 17.0241
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 16.9992
171 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 16.9756
172 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 16.8664
173 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 16.803
174 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 16.7247
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 16.6551
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 16.6118
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.6019
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 16.5645
179 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.4364
180 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 16.4303
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 16.4164
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 16.4096
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 16.3995
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 16.3792
185 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 16.3575
186 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 16.3213
187 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.3212
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 16.29
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 16.2794
190 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 16.2752
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 16.2309
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 16.1712
193 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 16.1476
194 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 16.1008
195 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 16.0903
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 16.018
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 16.0064
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 16.0021
199 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 15.9927
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 15.9908
201 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 15.9486
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 15.908
203 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 15.8896
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 15.8836
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 15.8539
206 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 15.8516
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 15.8017
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 15.7094
209 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 15.6887
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 15.608
211 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15.594
212 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 15.5128
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 15.4902
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 15.4302
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 15.423
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 15.3934
217 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 15.3874
218 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 15.329
219 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 15.3154
220 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 15.3065
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 15.2406
222 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 15.2356
223 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 15.2151
224 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 15.207
225 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 15.1469
226 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 15.1145
227 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 14.7659
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 14.6464
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 14.6131
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14.4659
231 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 14.3378
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 14.2546
233 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 14.1895
234 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 14.1423
235 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 14.0657
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 13.6929
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 13.3502

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1984

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 32.3265
2 Northern America 30.0482
3 Oceania 26.2235
4 Asia 20.4332
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 19.4956
6 Africa 16.3586

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1984

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Western Europe 34.0215
2 Northern Europe 33.8547
3 Southern Europe 31.9115
4 Eastern Europe 31.1989
5 Australia/New Zealand 29.2509
6 Eastern Asia 22.6111
7 Caribbean 21.1063
8 South America 20.2652
9 Central Asia 20.194
10 South-Eastern Asia 19.1425
11 Micronesia 18.8486
12 Southern Asia 18.8318
13 Southern Africa 18.6028
14 Western Asia 18.3906
15 Polynesia 17.6628
16 Melanesia 17.2508
17 Northern Africa 17.0727
18 Central America 17.0338
19 Middle Africa 16.3382
20 Western Africa 16.328
21 Eastern Africa 15.3609

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1984

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 30.8074
2 Upper-middle-income countries 21.6805
3 Middle-income countries 20.2371
4 Lower-middle-income countries 18.7143
5 No income group available 18.61
6 Low-income countries 16.2462

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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