Median Age by Country in 2030

In the year 2030, the world is projected to have a median age of 32.09 years.

The country with the highest median age is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena where the median is 53.75 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan with a median age of 51.50 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with 50.86.

The country with the lowest median age for the year is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger where the median is 14.95 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic with a median age of 15.74, and ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad with 15.93 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age is projected to be Europe with a median of 44.22 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 39.90 years, and Oceania with 34.53 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Europe had the highest median age of 48.15 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a median age of 44.53 years, and Eastern Asia with 43.29 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 42.99 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 19.00.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 2030

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 53.7546
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 51.5
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 50.8604
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 50.3401
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 50.2692
6 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 50.2188
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 49.745
8 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 49.3465
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 48.8531
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 48.4229
11 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 48.1724
12 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 48.093
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 48.067
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 47.4385
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 47.2542
16 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 46.8525
17 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 46.6161
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 46.5598
19 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 46.4946
20 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 46.2114
21 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 46.2051
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 46.084
23 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 46.0776
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 45.9383
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 45.548
26 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 45.3899
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 45.3515
28 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 45.2825
29 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 45.1793
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 44.9214
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 44.6564
32 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 44.5025
33 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 44.3266
34 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 44.3046
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 44.2655
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 44.2575
37 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 44.1995
38 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 44.1128
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 44.0754
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 44.0754
41 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 44.0555
42 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 43.9972
43 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 43.8071
44 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 43.5031
45 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 43.4885
46 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 43.4816
47 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 43.4524
48 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 43.3806
49 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 43.3769
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 43.3711
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 43.1611
52 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 42.9301
53 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 42.7089
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 42.6533
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 42.392
56 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 42.276
57 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 42.2028
58 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 42.1439
59 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 42.009
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 41.967
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 41.9647
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 41.8283
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 41.7691
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 41.6286
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 41.596
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 41.5089
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 41.4918
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 41.4468
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 41.4359
70 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 41.2737
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 41.2462
72 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 40.9693
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 40.625
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 40.6248
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 40.5028
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 40.3253
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 40.2961
78 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 39.7755
79 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 39.6504
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 39.5916
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 39.4774
82 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 39.263
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 39.0634
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 39.0255
85 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 38.7268
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 38.6919
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 38.5855
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 38.4616
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 38.1222
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 38.0267
91 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 37.8851
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 37.7695
93 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 37.589
94 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 37.5856
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 37.4588
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 37.3687
97 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 37.3117
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 37.1746
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 37.1337
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 37.012
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 36.8353
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 36.5011
103 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 36.1169
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 35.9774
105 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 35.9641
106 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 35.6536
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 35.6431
108 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 35.6233
109 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 35.6187
110 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 35.5369
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 35.4807
112 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 35.2985
113 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 35.1163
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 35.0678
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 34.8647
116 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 34.8334
117 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 34.8013
118 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 34.7609
119 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 34.745
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 34.6133
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 34.4516
122 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 34.2745
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 34.1309
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 34.1078
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 34.0081
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 33.682
127 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 33.4129
128 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 33.2888
129 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 33.2879
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 32.7782
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 31.9867
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 31.7277
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 31.5566
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 31.4573
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 31.4413
136 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 31.3071
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 31.2203
138 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 31.1747
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 30.9675
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 30.878
141 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 30.8661
142 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 30.7365
143 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 30.4984
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 30.0716
145 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 29.9329
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 29.8458
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 29.7995
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 29.4855
149 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 29.2377
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 29.0219
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 28.9575
152 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 28.9168
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.6968
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 28.6725
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 28.2841
156 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.2542
157 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 28.1551
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 28.0692
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 27.9059
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 27.8982
161 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 27.7356
162 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.6586
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 27.232
164 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 26.883
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 26.7724
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 26.6921
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 26.3472
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 26.3178
169 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 26.285
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 26.1531
171 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 26.0974
172 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 25.7313
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 25.5722
174 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 25.4326
175 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 25.4277
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 25.3988
177 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 25.237
178 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 24.8936
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 24.4952
180 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 23.886
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 23.2179
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 23.2099
183 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 23.1689
184 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 23.1664
185 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 22.8384
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 22.6005
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 22.5964
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 22.3112
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 22.1941
190 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 22.0954
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 21.8751
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 21.8737
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 21.4743
194 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 21.3568
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 21.3236
196 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 21.0599
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 21.0364
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 21.0102
199 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 20.7676
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 20.6615
201 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 20.6516
202 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 20.6299
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 20.4811
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 20.4056
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 20.3599
206 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 20.3464
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 20.2399
208 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 20.0134
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 19.9351
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 19.9105
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 19.7417
212 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 19.5371
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 19.4425
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 19.3708
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 19.3263
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 19.1829
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 19.1596
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 18.9633
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 18.8797
220 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 18.8182
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 18.732
222 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 18.5119
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 18.4523
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 18.3258
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 18.321
226 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 18.2543
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 18.0631
228 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 18.0544
229 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 18.0507
230 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 17.7321
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 17.2478
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 16.1453
233 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.0427
234 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.0092
235 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15.9328
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 15.7379
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 14.9472

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 2030

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 44.2156
2 Northern America 39.8984
3 Oceania 34.5293
4 Asia 34.3562
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 33.6105
6 Africa 19.8984

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 2030

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Southern Europe 48.1544
2 Western Europe 44.5281
3 Eastern Asia 43.2898
4 Eastern Europe 43.1711
5 Northern Europe 41.7523
6 Australia/New Zealand 39.41
7 South America 34.6017
8 Caribbean 33.6852
9 South-Eastern Asia 32.4899
10 Central America 31.2762
11 Southern Asia 29.4934
12 Western Asia 28.8592
13 Polynesia 28.735
14 Southern Africa 28.1365
15 Micronesia 27.9323
16 Central Asia 27.0447
17 Northern Africa 25.8432
18 Melanesia 24.0625
19 Eastern Africa 19.383
20 Western Africa 18.46
21 Middle Africa 16.821

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 2030

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 42.9943
2 Upper-middle-income countries 39.4709
3 Middle-income countries 32.3047
4 No income group available 29.3425
5 Lower-middle-income countries 27.838
6 Low-income countries 18.9954

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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