Median Age by Country in 1994

In the year 1994, the world had a median age of 23.81 years.

The country with the highest median age was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See where the median is 48.16 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a median age of 43.57 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan with 38.57.

The country with the lowest median age for the year was ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen where the median is 13.58 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi with a median age of 13.59, and ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda with 14.14 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age was Europe with a median of 34.75 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 32.87 years, and Oceania with 28.54 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Western Europe had the highest median age of 36.08 years. Closely followed by Northern Europe with a median age of 35.24 years, and Southern Europe with 35.13 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 33.48 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 16.12.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 1994

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 48.1579
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 43.5713
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 38.5738
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 38.2778
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 37.5559
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 37.4097
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 37.1282
8 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 36.9133
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 36.6871
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 36.6021
11 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 36.5675
12 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 36.5056
13 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 36.3715
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 36.2452
15 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 36.0813
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 36.0742
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 35.8295
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 35.8258
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 35.5394
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 35.3476
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 35.2932
22 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 35.1155
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 35.1005
24 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 35.088
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 34.9888
26 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 34.9596
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 34.9218
28 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 34.8373
29 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 34.7929
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 34.6167
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 34.6133
32 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 34.462
33 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 34.0027
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 33.6491
35 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 33.6155
36 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 33.3632
37 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 33.1678
38 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 33.1495
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 33.0872
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 32.9474
41 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 32.8211
42 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 32.8098
43 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 32.6955
44 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 32.6763
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 32.6459
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 32.3745
47 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 32.2824
48 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 32.2541
49 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 32.0754
50 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 32.012
51 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 31.3002
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 31.2797
53 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 31.1631
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 30.8891
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 30.7912
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 30.7746
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 30.759
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 30.7308
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 30.3588
60 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 30.214
61 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 30.1975
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 30.1346
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 30.064
64 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 29.956
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 29.8425
66 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 29.7179
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 29.6104
68 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 29.4965
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 29.4273
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 29.3011
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 29.2406
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 28.8745
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 28.8562
74 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 28.7735
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 28.5724
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 28.4079
77 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 28.0645
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 27.8542
79 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 27.7932
80 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 27.701
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 27.4056
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 26.7839
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 26.7543
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 26.4233
85 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 26.3694
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 26.3386
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 26.2783
88 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 26.2244
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 26.1133
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 25.9781
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 25.8902
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 25.8369
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 25.6977
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 25.6972
95 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 25.5252
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 25.1499
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 25.0749
98 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 25.0093
99 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 24.7747
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 24.4988
101 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 24.4709
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 24.2386
103 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 24.2048
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 24.0498
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 23.8505
106 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 23.672
107 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 23.6414
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 23.4868
109 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 23.4802
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 23.3471
111 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 23.3122
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 23.0031
113 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 22.8885
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 22.6783
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 22.5817
116 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 22.093
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 21.9557
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 21.9181
119 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 21.7696
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 21.7622
121 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 21.6154
122 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 21.5763
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 21.5491
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 21.4539
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 21.3861
126 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 21.243
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 21.1435
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 21.0149
129 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 20.8851
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 20.8269
131 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 20.6935
132 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 20.6309
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 20.5824
134 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 20.5455
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 20.5187
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 20.4688
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 20.2627
138 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 20.0279
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 19.9715
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 19.9552
141 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 19.8663
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 19.7672
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 19.7023
144 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 19.5703
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 19.4497
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 19.3415
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 19.3194
148 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 19.3102
149 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 19.272
150 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 19.1216
151 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 19.054
152 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 19.0093
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 18.9524
154 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 18.901
155 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 18.7928
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 18.7808
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 18.74
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 18.689
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 18.4959
160 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 18.438
161 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 18.2844
162 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 18.2127
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 18.1875
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 18.1815
165 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 18.1738
166 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 18.125
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 18.0601
168 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 18.0402
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 17.9044
170 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 17.7996
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 17.7439
172 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 17.7397
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 17.7102
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 17.6486
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 17.5902
176 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 17.49
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 17.4715
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 17.2362
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 17.1564
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 17.0356
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 16.9307
182 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 16.8964
183 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 16.7875
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 16.7851
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 16.7721
186 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 16.7517
187 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.72
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 16.6997
189 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 16.6197
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 16.5957
191 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 16.5824
192 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 16.5344
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 16.5053
194 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 16.4862
195 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 16.4575
196 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 16.4562
197 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 16.3903
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 16.3209
199 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 16.3094
200 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 16.3002
201 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 16.273
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 16.2333
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 16.168
204 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 16.0296
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 16.0282
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 15.8679
207 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 15.8676
208 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 15.8577
209 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 15.852
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 15.8276
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 15.8272
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 15.6826
213 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 15.6071
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 15.6067
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 15.5921
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 15.5605
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 15.5435
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 15.5115
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 15.493
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 15.4249
221 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 15.4241
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 15.4073
223 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 15.338
224 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 15.2251
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 15.2144
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 15.1675
227 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 15.0165
228 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 14.8271
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 14.7908
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 14.7845
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 14.5539
232 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 14.4663
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 14.408
234 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 14.3719
235 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 14.1351
236 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 13.59
237 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 13.5805

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 1994

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 34.7504
2 Northern America 32.8662
3 Oceania 28.539
4 Asia 23.013
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 21.6415
6 Africa 16.615

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 1994

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Western Europe 36.0758
2 Northern Europe 35.2421
3 Southern Europe 35.1294
4 Eastern Europe 33.7493
5 Australia/New Zealand 32.1921
6 Eastern Asia 26.419
7 Caribbean 23.8334
8 South America 22.374
9 South-Eastern Asia 21.7018
10 Micronesia 20.8
11 Central Asia 20.5018
12 Southern Africa 19.9665
13 Polynesia 19.8903
14 Western Asia 19.8209
15 Southern Asia 19.7433
16 Central America 19.3279
17 Northern Africa 18.3241
18 Melanesia 18.1089
19 Western Africa 16.2627
20 Middle Africa 16.1498
21 Eastern Africa 15.401

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 1994

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 33.4799
2 Upper-middle-income countries 25.0428
3 Middle-income countries 22.3928
4 No income group available 20.6361
5 Lower-middle-income countries 19.6876
6 Low-income countries 16.1199

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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