Median Age by Country in 2027

In the year 2027, the world is projected to have a median age of 31.44 years.

The country with the highest median age is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena where the median is 53.65 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with a median age of 53.29 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with 52.61.

The country with the lowest median age for the year is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger where the median is 14.75 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic with a median age of 15.35, and ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad with 15.53 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age is projected to be Europe with a median of 43.33 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 39.25 years, and Oceania with 33.76 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Europe had the highest median age of 47.09 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a median age of 43.98 years, and Eastern Europe with 42.00 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 42.26 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 18.48.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 2027

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 53.6483
2 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 53.2917
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 52.6072
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 50.6249
5 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 49.8408
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 49.2806
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 49.147
8 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 47.8247
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 47.577
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 47.5487
11 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 47.2456
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 46.9344
13 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 46.7604
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 46.7436
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 46.1809
16 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 46.0233
17 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 45.7966
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 45.6642
19 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 45.4316
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 45.4285
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 45.3021
22 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 45.256
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 44.8058
24 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 44.8035
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 44.7988
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 44.7902
27 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 44.6579
28 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 44.3428
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 44.1355
30 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 44.07
31 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 43.9496
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 43.8246
33 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 43.8163
34 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 43.6126
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 43.5969
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 43.4926
37 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 43.4054
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 43.3618
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 43.2868
40 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 43.0122
41 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 42.918
42 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 42.7596
43 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 42.7298
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 42.6707
45 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 42.5144
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 42.3986
47 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 42.2692
48 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 42.1959
49 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 42.1499
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 42.1142
51 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 42.0903
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 42.0552
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 41.6885
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 41.4895
55 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 41.416
56 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 41.1898
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 41.179
58 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 41.1314
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 41.0231
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 41.0129
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 40.9274
62 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 40.8834
63 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 40.7307
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 40.6454
65 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 40.6098
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 40.5623
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 40.5254
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 40.5106
69 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 40.4858
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 40.4631
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 40.427
72 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 40.3209
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 40.2678
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 39.86
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 39.588
76 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 39.5764
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 39.2999
78 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 38.9892
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 38.6508
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 38.6221
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 38.4459
82 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 38.169
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 38.0856
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 37.7999
85 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 37.7859
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 37.6803
87 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 37.4325
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 37.1909
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 37.1668
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 37.1447
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 37.1085
92 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 36.9288
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 36.8724
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 36.8017
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 36.3306
96 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 35.9282
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 35.9145
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 35.7752
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 35.738
100 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 35.7308
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 35.3802
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 35.2936
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 35.2403
104 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 35.2371
105 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 35.1034
106 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 34.7453
107 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 34.7159
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 34.6269
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 34.5394
110 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 34.538
111 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 34.496
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 34.4719
113 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 34.4055
114 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 34.26
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 34.1252
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 34.0804
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 34.0593
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 33.9645
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 33.7303
120 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 33.7219
121 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 33.6286
122 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 33.492
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 33.3344
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 33.1383
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 33.0539
126 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 32.6586
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 32.4498
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 32.3108
129 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 31.6506
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 31.5168
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 30.9233
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 30.8301
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 30.7919
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30.7366
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 30.5056
136 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 30.4606
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30.4032
138 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 30.2502
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 30.0291
140 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 29.9677
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 29.754
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 29.4571
143 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 29.3542
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 29.3114
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 29.1049
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 29.0713
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 29.0631
148 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 29.0351
149 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28.68
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 28.662
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 28.4795
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 28.0262
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 27.9476
154 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 27.8239
155 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 27.7964
156 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 27.638
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 27.4994
158 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 27.4086
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 27.2657
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 27.2097
161 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.1522
162 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 26.6764
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 26.0944
164 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 26.0217
165 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25.9861
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 25.7267
167 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 25.7095
168 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 25.4781
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 25.3946
170 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 25.3079
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 25.2358
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 25.0428
173 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 24.8905
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 24.7829
175 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 24.7166
176 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 24.4815
177 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 24.4207
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 24.3699
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 24.2326
180 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 23.1559
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 22.8194
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 22.5455
183 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 22.4575
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 22.3723
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 22.3586
186 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 22.1917
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 22.1548
188 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 21.7683
189 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 21.6033
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 21.5193
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 21.2361
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 21.1681
193 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 20.7495
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 20.7183
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 20.639
196 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 20.5715
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 20.3147
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 20.2322
199 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 20.0845
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 20.0412
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 19.9948
202 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 19.9734
203 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 19.9274
204 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 19.803
205 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 19.6857
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 19.6723
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 19.5948
208 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 19.4921
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 19.2374
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 19.2128
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 19.0751
212 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 19.004
213 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 18.7325
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 18.7323
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 18.7276
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 18.6394
217 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 18.274
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 18.2191
219 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 18.1091
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 18.0906
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 18.0734
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 18.0648
223 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 17.7743
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 17.7734
225 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 17.7244
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 17.6535
227 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 17.5974
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 17.5336
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 17.0982
230 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 17.0461
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 16.7838
232 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 15.763
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 15.7236
234 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 15.6267
235 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15.5312
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 15.3542
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 14.7484

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 2027

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 43.3331
2 Northern America 39.2489
3 Oceania 33.756
4 Asia 33.3776
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 32.484
6 Africa 19.3893

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 2027

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Southern Europe 47.0923
2 Western Europe 43.9848
3 Eastern Europe 41.999
4 Eastern Asia 41.8087
5 Northern Europe 41.1151
6 Australia/New Zealand 38.536
7 South America 33.4898
8 Caribbean 32.8121
9 South-Eastern Asia 31.6162
10 Central America 30.0553
11 Southern Asia 28.4685
12 Polynesia 28.1923
13 Western Asia 28.1322
14 Southern Africa 27.6967
15 Micronesia 27.3791
16 Central Asia 26.8892
17 Northern Africa 25.3585
18 Melanesia 23.381
19 Eastern Africa 18.7497
20 Western Africa 17.9669
21 Middle Africa 16.4515

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 2027

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 42.2648
2 Upper-middle-income countries 38.01
3 Middle-income countries 31.4895
4 No income group available 28.7951
5 Lower-middle-income countries 27.0608
6 Low-income countries 18.4773

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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