Median Age by Country in 2031

In the year 2031, the world is projected to have a median age of 32.29 years.

The country with the highest median age is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena where the median is 53.86 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan with a median age of 51.75 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino with 50.69.

The country with the lowest median age for the year is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger where the median is 15.03 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic with a median age of 15.84, and ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad with 16.08 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age is projected to be Europe with a median of 44.51 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 40.13 years, and Oceania with 34.78 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Europe had the highest median age of 48.48 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with a median age of 44.71 years, and Eastern Asia with 43.80 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 43.22 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 19.17.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 2031

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 53.8571
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 51.7478
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 50.6914
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 50.5536
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 50.3173
6 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 49.8621
7 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 49.5593
8 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 49.2694
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 48.9699
10 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 48.5043
11 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 48.4518
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 48.4026
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 47.7623
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 47.3171
15 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 47.1311
16 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 46.9321
17 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 46.818
18 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 46.7088
19 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 46.6561
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 46.6275
21 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 46.354
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 46.3158
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 46.1035
24 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 45.8445
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 45.8335
26 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 45.6071
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 45.5685
28 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 45.3769
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 45.2742
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 45.1803
31 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 45.0324
32 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 44.8338
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 44.5601
34 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 44.5525
35 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 44.4663
36 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 44.4532
37 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 44.4107
38 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 44.4005
39 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 44.3829
40 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 44.3303
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 44.2752
42 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 44.2223
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 44.2038
44 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 43.8993
45 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 43.7869
46 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 43.7721
47 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 43.7703
48 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 43.7685
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 43.7197
50 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 43.6838
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 43.6661
52 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 43.2197
53 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 43.0893
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 42.9959
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 42.9195
56 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 42.6056
57 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 42.5607
58 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 42.5305
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 42.4899
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 42.4603
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 42.2614
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 42.2464
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 42.1913
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 41.8706
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 41.826
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 41.8141
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 41.791
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 41.783
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 41.6427
70 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 41.5106
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 41.3189
72 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 41.2155
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 40.945
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 40.9378
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 40.8357
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 40.5316
77 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 40.1755
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 40.0036
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 39.9353
80 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 39.8806
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 39.7677
82 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 39.7315
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 39.449
84 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 39.4031
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 39.2313
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 38.8831
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 38.8665
88 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 38.8309
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 38.5159
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 38.423
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 38.3385
92 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 38.2124
93 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 37.9093
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 37.767
95 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 37.7528
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 37.6781
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 37.6627
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 37.5918
99 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 37.4955
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 37.3726
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 37.331
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 36.8971
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 36.4195
104 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 36.3692
105 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 36.3689
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 36.2078
107 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 36.0383
108 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 36.0115
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 35.9513
110 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 35.9087
111 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 35.6447
112 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 35.5938
113 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 35.5413
114 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 35.241
115 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 35.1724
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 35.1183
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 35.0597
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 35.0302
119 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 34.8773
120 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 34.811
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 34.5532
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 34.4226
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 34.3078
124 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 34.2463
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 34.0748
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 33.8165
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 33.7707
128 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 33.7326
129 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 33.4772
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 33.1893
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 32.2637
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 31.9883
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 31.822
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 31.6665
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 31.6374
136 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 31.5889
137 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 31.5723
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 31.4879
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 31.277
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 31.2516
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 31.1942
142 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 31.0068
143 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 30.987
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 30.3982
145 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 30.3669
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 30.1128
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 29.9234
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 29.6199
149 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 29.4833
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 29.3573
151 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 29.3409
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 29.082
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 28.9137
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 28.5636
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.4734
156 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 28.4066
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 28.3322
158 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 28.2596
159 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 28.0859
160 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 28.0411
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 27.987
162 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 27.7928
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 27.6503
164 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 27.2696
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 27.0123
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 27.0022
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 26.6635
168 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 26.5523
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 26.4677
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 26.4176
171 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 26.371
172 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 26.1422
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 25.9656
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 25.6751
175 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 25.6145
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 25.5907
177 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 25.4901
178 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 24.8319
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 24.6076
180 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 24.1275
181 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 23.5451
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 23.4286
183 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 23.3715
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 23.3602
185 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 23.0063
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 22.7722
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 22.753
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 22.5546
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 22.418
190 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 22.2418
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 22.1109
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 22.104
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 21.7578
194 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 21.6304
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 21.5789
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 21.2806
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 21.2656
198 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 21.1996
199 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 21.0417
200 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 20.9031
201 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 20.8777
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 20.8762
203 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 20.6576
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 20.621
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 20.6117
206 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 20.5639
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 20.4254
208 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 20.1979
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 20.1713
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 20.1696
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 19.9899
212 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 19.733
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 19.6906
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 19.5973
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 19.5347
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 19.5131
217 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 19.3672
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 19.2075
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 19.1545
220 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 19.0089
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 18.9558
222 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 18.7693
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 18.5944
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 18.5597
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 18.5253
226 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 18.4237
227 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 18.3649
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 18.2528
229 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 18.2025
230 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 17.9772
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 17.4165
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 16.2888
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 16.1552
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.1497
235 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 16.0759
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 15.8434
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 15.0254

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 2031

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 44.5077
2 Northern America 40.1259
3 Oceania 34.7767
4 Asia 34.6703
5 Latin America and the Caribbean 33.9819
6 Africa 20.0805

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 2031

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Southern Europe 48.4806
2 Western Europe 44.713
3 Eastern Asia 43.8041
4 Eastern Europe 43.5644
5 Northern Europe 41.9721
6 Australia/New Zealand 39.7078
7 South America 34.97
8 Caribbean 33.9757
9 South-Eastern Asia 32.7689
10 Central America 31.6799
11 Southern Asia 29.839
12 Western Asia 29.0985
13 Polynesia 28.9352
14 Southern Africa 28.2593
15 Micronesia 28.061
16 Central Asia 27.0878
17 Northern Africa 26.0139
18 Melanesia 24.2902
19 Eastern Africa 19.598
20 Western Africa 18.6332
21 Middle Africa 16.9558

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 2031

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 43.2229
2 Upper-middle-income countries 39.9518
3 Middle-income countries 32.5622
4 No income group available 29.5843
5 Lower-middle-income countries 28.1002
6 Low-income countries 19.1716

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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