Median Age by Country in 1993

In the year 1993, the world had a median age of 23.57 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See where the median is 47.50 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a median age of 43.47 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man with 38.26.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen where the median is 13.54 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi with a median age of 13.65, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands with 14.18 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 34.46 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 32.59 years, and Oceania with 28.34 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest median age of 35.81 years. Closely followed by Northern Europe with a median age of 35.06 years, and Southern Europe with 34.79 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 33.19 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 16.13.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1993

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 47.4962
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 43.4695
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 38.2617
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 38.1824
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 37.4949
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 37.1037
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 36.9053
8 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 36.6189
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 36.5061
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 36.3717
11 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 36.2782
12 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 36.2573
13 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 36.1131
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 35.9879
15 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 35.9164
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 35.7696
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 35.6443
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 35.6113
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 35.4633
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 35.2428
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 35.1269
22 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 34.885
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 34.8458
24 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 34.8103
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 34.7802
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 34.7517
27 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 34.5763
28 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 34.5479
29 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 34.4603
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 34.3602
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 34.3354
32 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 34.0984
33 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 33.6338
34 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 33.2837
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 33.2639
36 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 32.9723
37 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 32.8102
38 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 32.7596
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 32.7269
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 32.5702
41 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 32.5672
42 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 32.5516
43 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 32.3882
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 32.3243
45 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 32.1061
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 32.0347
47 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 31.9539
48 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 31.891
49 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 31.4293
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 31.2436
51 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 30.9868
52 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 30.9325
53 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 30.8446
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 30.8223
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 30.5563
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 30.4945
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 30.4168
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 30.0717
59 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 30.0713
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 29.7406
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 29.74
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 29.6057
63 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 29.5226
64 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 29.4957
65 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 29.4108
66 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 29.297
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 29.2502
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 29.1012
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 29.0302
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 28.7677
71 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 28.7171
72 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 28.4679
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 28.4104
74 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 28.228
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.1754
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 28.0289
77 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 27.5967
78 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 27.3784
79 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 27.3616
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 27.3585
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 26.9835
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 26.5587
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 26.4565
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 26.3123
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 26.0015
86 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 25.8741
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 25.7181
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 25.7165
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 25.7048
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 25.6467
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 25.5883
92 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 25.4678
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 25.425
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 25.3175
95 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 25.02
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 25.002
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 24.9202
98 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 24.6029
99 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 24.1777
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 24.1623
101 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 24.0701
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 23.9474
103 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 23.9273
104 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 23.6019
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 23.4977
106 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 23.383
107 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 23.2831
108 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 23.2347
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 23.0052
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 22.9758
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 22.8372
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 22.6761
113 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 22.6546
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 22.3829
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 22.3064
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 21.8177
117 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 21.7938
118 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 21.6823
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 21.6177
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 21.5801
121 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 21.358
122 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 21.329
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 21.291
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 21.1899
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 21.1587
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 21.0308
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 20.9101
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 20.7026
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 20.6127
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 20.4932
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 20.4658
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 20.4446
133 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 20.4111
134 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 20.3808
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 20.3668
136 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 20.2806
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 20.0387
138 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 19.8511
139 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 19.8045
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 19.7611
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 19.6541
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 19.5449
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 19.4506
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 19.4152
145 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 19.2556
146 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 19.2473
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 19.0889
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 19.0198
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 19.0022
150 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 18.9836
151 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 18.9435
152 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 18.9112
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 18.8184
154 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 18.6943
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 18.6939
156 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 18.6779
157 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 18.6655
158 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.6367
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 18.4626
160 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 18.3806
161 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 18.3241
162 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.1883
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 18.1624
164 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.119
165 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 17.986
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 17.9025
167 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 17.8997
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 17.8953
169 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 17.8573
170 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 17.7244
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 17.7228
172 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 17.6745
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 17.6577
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 17.6159
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 17.4952
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 17.4371
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 17.2818
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 17.2047
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 17.1112
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 16.9942
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 16.923
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 16.7696
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 16.7669
184 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 16.7459
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 16.7007
186 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 16.6865
187 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 16.6227
188 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 16.5608
189 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 16.5218
190 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.5211
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 16.5093
192 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 16.4815
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.4773
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 16.4209
195 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 16.3665
196 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 16.3594
197 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 16.234
198 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 16.2179
199 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 16.1794
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 16.1713
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 16.1273
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 16.0944
203 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 16.0893
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 16.0787
205 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 15.9233
206 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 15.8973
207 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 15.8238
208 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 15.8164
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 15.7518
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 15.7085
211 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 15.7071
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 15.6774
213 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 15.6671
214 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 15.6622
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 15.589
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 15.5133
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 15.511
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 15.5085
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 15.4668
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 15.4477
221 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 15.4103
222 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 15.4035
223 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 15.3603
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 15.2377
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 15.2271
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 15.191
227 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15.1036
228 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 14.9532
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 14.8736
230 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 14.6484
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 14.6437
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 14.5537
233 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 14.5517
234 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 14.3304
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 14.1774
236 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 13.6467
237 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 13.5386

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1993

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 34.4568
2 Northern America 32.5944
3 Oceania 28.3355
4 Asia 22.7047
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 21.4006
6 Africa 16.5577

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1993

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Western Europe 35.813
2 Northern Europe 35.0647
3 Southern Europe 34.792
4 Eastern Europe 33.4448
5 Australia/New Zealand 31.8578
6 Eastern Asia 25.9398
7 Caribbean 23.5607
8 South America 22.1448
9 South-Eastern Asia 21.4059
10 Micronesia 20.7367
11 Central Asia 20.4845
12 Southern Africa 19.9768
13 Polynesia 19.7248
14 Western Asia 19.6664
15 Southern Asia 19.6198
16 Central America 19.0608
17 Northern Africa 18.1352
18 Melanesia 17.9933
19 Western Africa 16.2041
20 Middle Africa 16.0553
21 Eastern Africa 15.4027

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1993

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 33.1948
2 Upper-middle-income countries 24.6346
3 Middle-income countries 22.1306
4 No income group available 20.4173
5 Lower-middle-income countries 19.5515
6 Low-income countries 16.1257

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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