Median Age by Country in 2037

In the year 2037, the world is projected to have a median age of 33.45 years.

The country with the highest median age is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena where the median is 53.01 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with a median age of 52.91 years, and ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan with 52.74.

The country with the lowest median age for the year is projected to be ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger where the median is 15.65 years. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic with a median age of 16.53, and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo with 16.94 years.

The geographic region with the highest median age is projected to be Europe with a median of 46.15 years. Closely followed by Northern America with a median age of 41.32 years, and Asia with 36.41 years of median age.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Europe had the highest median age of 50.09 years. Closely followed by Eastern Asia with a median age of 46.87 years, and Western Europe with 45.95 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 44.54 years. While the lowest median age is recorded by Low-income countries with a median age of only 20.26.

Countries with the Highest Median Age in 2037

Rank Country Median Age (Years)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 53.0087
2 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 52.9145
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 52.7395
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 52.1073
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 51.9602
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 51.9055
7 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 51.464
8 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 50.5112
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 50.2859
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 49.7896
11 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 49.6415
12 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 49.4107
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 49.1619
14 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 48.8158
15 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 48.472
16 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 48.3359
17 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 48.2912
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 48.0923
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 48.066
20 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 47.8237
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 47.6047
22 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 47.4314
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 47.396
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 47.3579
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 47.1979
26 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 47.046
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 47.0269
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 46.9261
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 46.9239
30 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 46.9175
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 46.7715
32 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 46.7045
33 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 46.6554
34 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 46.4975
35 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 46.4865
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 46.3193
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 46.1624
38 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 46.1526
39 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 46.1373
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 46.0853
41 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 46.0343
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 45.9773
43 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 45.886
44 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 45.8142
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 45.6005
46 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 45.4863
47 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 45.4538
48 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 45.3442
49 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 45.2702
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 45.2273
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 45.0467
52 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 44.7332
53 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 44.6607
54 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 44.6256
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 44.5768
56 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 44.3646
57 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 44.2845
58 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 44.2772
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 44.2518
60 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 44.14
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 43.994
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 43.7803
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 43.7788
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 43.7388
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 43.4289
66 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 43.3726
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 43.1992
68 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 43.1124
69 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 42.8421
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 42.7983
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 42.7536
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 42.6076
73 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 42.4496
74 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 42.3868
75 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 42.1634
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 42.1512
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 42.1493
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 42.0931
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 42.0583
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 41.9197
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 41.4402
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 41.3497
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 41.2793
84 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 41.2539
85 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 41.0605
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 40.6148
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 40.3234
88 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 40.269
89 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 40.2416
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 40.2324
91 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 40.0923
92 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 40.0307
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 39.9703
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 39.8254
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 39.7018
96 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 39.6801
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 39.6375
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 39.5336
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 39.4479
100 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 39.2474
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 39.1332
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 38.6686
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 38.6445
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 38.4019
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 38.2865
106 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 38.2262
107 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 37.8885
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 37.5767
109 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 37.563
110 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 37.5167
111 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 37.514
112 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 37.4804
113 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 37.4365
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 36.8492
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 36.4884
116 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 36.4639
117 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 36.3573
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 36.3411
119 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 36.3276
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 36.1985
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 35.9744
122 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 35.7733
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 35.6214
124 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 35.3288
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 35.0823
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 34.7988
127 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 34.7617
128 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 34.6022
129 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 34.4658
130 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 33.8909
131 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 33.7946
132 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 33.7728
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 33.5218
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 33.4099
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 33.3877
136 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 33.2454
137 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 33.094
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 33.0469
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 33.0245
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 32.7675
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 32.6426
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 32.321
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 32.252
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 31.7879
145 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 31.6842
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 31.4521
147 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 31.4375
148 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 31.3776
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 30.7017
150 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 30.661
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 30.6346
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 30.4665
153 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 30.1403
154 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 30.1381
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 30.1358
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 29.9897
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 29.8067
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 29.577
159 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 29.5407
160 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 29.5046
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 28.9054
162 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 28.8939
163 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 28.606
164 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 28.5999
165 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 28.536
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 28.5055
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 28.4521
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 28.3887
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 28.2569
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 28.2522
171 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 28.191
172 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 28.0526
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27.7668
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 27.3094
175 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 27.0261
176 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 26.7406
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 26.6216
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 25.733
179 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 25.5694
180 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 25.4679
181 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 25.2915
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 25.1759
183 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 24.6212
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 24.3358
185 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 24.3069
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 24.2089
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 24.0912
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 24.082
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 23.8398
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 23.7547
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 23.6535
192 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 23.4586
193 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 23.4369
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 23.3003
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 23.14
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 22.9523
197 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 22.7806
198 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 22.5758
199 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 22.4601
200 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 22.3545
201 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 22.3307
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 22.1996
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 22.1071
204 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 21.9511
205 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 21.8882
206 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 21.8722
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 21.8448
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 21.7923
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 21.6576
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 21.5871
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 21.4097
212 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 21.2333
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 21.0281
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 20.9879
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 20.9165
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 20.8411
217 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 20.7991
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 20.6167
219 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 20.3755
220 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 20.3378
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 20.2571
222 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 20.1859
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 20.0873
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 20.0205
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 19.9997
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 19.6257
227 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 19.5185
228 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 19.497
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 19.4234
230 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 19.2798
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 18.5194
232 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 17.2196
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 17.1652
234 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 16.9832
235 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16.939
236 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 16.5277
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 15.653

Regions with the Highest Median Age in 2037

Rank Region Median Age (years)
1 Europe 46.1516
2 Northern America 41.3247
3 Asia 36.4096
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 36.161
5 Oceania 36.0204
6 Africa 21.2418

Sub-regions with the Highest Median Age in 2037

Rank Sub-region Median Age (years)
1 Southern Europe 50.0892
2 Eastern Asia 46.8682
3 Western Europe 45.9527
4 Eastern Europe 45.6416
5 Northern Europe 43.2966
6 Australia/New Zealand 41.412
7 South America 37.1245
8 Caribbean 35.6754
9 South-Eastern Asia 34.302
10 Central America 34.0766
11 Southern Asia 31.9152
12 Western Asia 30.4941
13 Polynesia 30.0953
14 Southern Africa 29.2734
15 Micronesia 28.9649
16 Central Asia 27.7041
17 Northern Africa 27.1763
18 Melanesia 25.6724
19 Eastern Africa 20.8876
20 Western Africa 19.7037
21 Middle Africa 17.859

Income Groups with the Highest Median Age in 2037

Rank Income Group Median Age (years)
1 High-income countries 44.5445
2 Upper-middle-income countries 42.2647
3 Middle-income countries 34.0294
4 No income group available 31.4568
5 Lower-middle-income countries 29.6291
6 Low-income countries 20.2572

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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