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Health > Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average age of mother at first childbirth.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 32.9 2005
2 Djibouti 32.7 2000
3 San Marino 32.2 2004
4 Algeria 31.8 2008
5 Saudi Arabia 31.6 2006
6 South Sudan 31.5 2008
7 Tonga 31.4 2006
=8 Hong Kong 31.3 2011
=8 Italy 31.3 2010
=10 Liechtenstein 31.2 2010
=10 Ireland 31.2 2010
=10 Spain 31.2 2010
=13 Switzerland 31.1 2010
=13 Tunisia 31.1 2007
=15 South Korea 31 2010
=15 Singapore 31 2010
17 East Timor 30.9 2008
=18 Luxembourg 30.8 2010
=18 Andorra 30.8 2010
=18 Oman 30.8 2010
=18 Eritrea 30.8 2000
=22 Netherlands 30.7 2010
=22 Sudan 30.7 2008
=22 Mauritania 30.7 2001
=22 Sweden 30.7 2010
=22 Burma 30.7 2006
=27 Rwanda 30.6 2006
=27 Denmark 30.6 2010
=27 Japan 30.6 2010
=30 Australia 30.5 2010
=30 Samoa 30.5 2006
=30 Bermuda 30.5 2009
=33 Malaysia 30.4 2004
=33 Pakistan 30.4 2007
=33 Burundi 30.4 2009
=36 Israel 30.3 2010
=36 Germany 30.3 2010
=36 Comoros 30.3 1994
=39 Finland 30.2 2010
=39 Qatar 30.2 2010
=39 Greece 30.2 2009
=39 Yemen 30.2 2005
=39 Cyprus 30.2 2008
=39 Gambia 30.2 2000
=45 Norway 30.1 2010
=45 Morocco 30.1 2008
=45 Togo 30.1 1996
=48 Slovenia 30 2010
=48 Somalia 30 2005
=48 Faroe Islands 30 2007
=48 Haiti 30 2004
=48 Kuwait 30 2010
=48 Iceland 30 2010
=54 Canada 29.9 2009
=54 France 29.9 2009
=54 Bahrain 29.9 2008
=54 Martinique 29.9 2007
=54 Guadeloupe 29.9 2004
=54 Macau 29.9 2010
=60 Ethiopia 29.8 2010
=60 Nigeria 29.8 2007
=60 Papua New Guinea 29.8 2004
=60 New Zealand 29.8 2011
=60 Austria 29.8 2010
=65 Portugal 29.7 2009
=65 Jordan 29.7 2008
=65 Sao Tome and Principe 29.7 2007
=65 Equatorial Guinea 29.7 2001
=65 Czech Republic 29.7 2010
=70 Senegal 29.6 2009
=70 Kiribati 29.6 2005
=70 Guinea-Bissau 29.6 2000
=73 Iraq 29.5 2005
=73 Malta 29.5 2010
=75 Burkina Faso 29.4 2009
=75 Central African Republic 29.4 2003
=75 Ghana 29.4 2007
=75 Belgium 29.4 2007
=79 Dominica 29.3 2006
=79 Wallis and Futuna 29.3 2008
=79 Vanuatu 29.3 1989
=79 American Samoa 29.3 2006
=79 Estonia 29.3 2010
=79 Lebanon 29.3 2001
=79 Hungary 29.3 2010
=79 United Kingdom 29.3 2009
=79 Solomon Islands 29.3 2004
=79 Federated States of Micronesia 29.3 2003
=79 Zambia 29.3 2006
=79 New Caledonia 29.3 2007
=79 Sri Lanka 29.3 2006
92 Brunei 29.2 2008
=93 Palestine 29.1 2006
=93 Tanzania 29.1 2008
=93 Afghanistan 29.1 2009
=93 Guinea 29.1 2010
=93 Sierra Leone 29.1 2006
=93 Cote d'Ivoire 29.1 2010
=93 Croatia 29.1 2010
=93 Montserrat 29.1 2004
=101 Malawi 29 2009
=101 Gibraltar 29 2002
=101 Syria 29 2008
=101 Niue 29 2009
=101 Benin 29 2009
=101 Cayman Islands 29 2010
=101 Tokelau 29 1986
=101 Mozambique 29 2010
=101 Niger 29 2004
=110 Lithuania 28.9 2010
=110 Cook Islands 28.9 2001
=110 Namibia 28.9 2005
=113 Philippines 28.8 2007
=113 Maldives 28.8 2010
=113 Mali 28.8 2005
=113 Reunion 28.8 2007
=113 Poland 28.8 2010
=118 Liberia 28.7 2007
=118 Slovakia 28.7 2010
=118 Palau 28.7 2005
=118 Mongolia 28.7 2008
=118 South Africa 28.7 2006
=118 Uganda 28.7 2010
=118 Mayotte 28.7 2004
=118 North Korea 28.7 2008
=126 Cameroon 28.6 2010
=126 Tuvalu 28.6 2005
=126 Angola 28.6 2005
=126 Latvia 28.6 2010
=126 Grenada 28.6 2000
=131 Montenegro 28.5 2009
=131 French Guiana 28.5 2007
=131 Guatemala 28.5 2006
=131 The Bahamas 28.5 2007
=131 French Polynesia 28.5 2010
=131 Democratic Republic of the Congo 28.5 2010
=137 Netherlands Antilles 28.4 2007
=137 Serbia 28.4 2011
=137 Bolivia 28.4 2006
=137 Kenya 28.4 2007
=137 Peru 28.4 2008
=137 China 28.4 2008
=137 Iran 28.4 2006
=137 Kyrgyzstan 28.4 2010
=145 Swaziland 28.3 2009
=145 Bosnia and Herzegovina 28.3 2010
=145 Indonesia 28.3 2006
=145 Cambodia 28.3 2009
=145 Chad 28.3 2003
=150 Madagascar 28.2 2007
=150 Fiji 28.2 2004
=150 Albania 28.2 2007
=150 Bhutan 28.2 2005
=154 Botswana 28.1 2006
=154 Kazakhstan 28.1 2008
=156 Turkey 28 2010
=156 Nauru 28 2005
=156 Turks and Caicos Islands 28 2001
=156 Guam 28 2004
=156 Saint Lucia 28 2004
=156 Laos 28 2005
=156 United States 28 2008
=156 Chile 28 2009
=164 Zimbabwe 27.9 2009
=164 Republic of Macedonia 27.9 2010
=164 Paraguay 27.9 2007
=164 Argentina 27.9 2010
=164 Gabon 27.9 1999
=164 Lesotho 27.9 2008
=170 Tajikistan 27.8 2005
=170 Barbados 27.8 2007
=170 Cape Verde 27.8 2004
=170 Greenland 27.8 2011
=170 Antigua and Barbuda 27.8 2001
=175 Trinidad and Tobago 27.7 2006
=175 Uruguay 27.7 2007
=175 Egypt 27.7 2006
178 Honduras 27.6 2004
=179 Turkmenistan 27.5 1999
=179 Russia 27.5 2010
=179 Seychelles 27.5 2011
=182 Mauritius 27.4 2010
=182 Belize 27.4 2002
=182 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.4 2009
=182 British Virgin Islands 27.4 2007
=186 Ecuador 27.3 2003
=186 Suriname 27.3 2007
=186 Jamaica 27.3 2006
=186 Belarus 27.3 2010
=190 Virgin Islands 27.2 2007
=190 Anguilla 27.2 2006
=190 Aruba 27.2 2010
=193 United Arab Emirates 27.1 2009
=193 Bulgaria 27.1 2010
=193 Romania 27.1 2010
196 Vietnam 27 2009
=197 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 26.9 1977
=197 Thailand 26.9 2009
=197 Moldova 26.9 2010
=200 El Salvador 26.8 2007
=200 Northern Mariana Islands 26.8 2002
=202 Uzbekistan 26.7 2006
=202 Mexico 26.7 2008
=204 Panama 26.6 2010
=204 Costa Rica 26.6 2009
=204 Guyana 26.6 2007
=207 India 26.5 2010
=207 Marshall Islands 26.5 2006
=209 Georgia 26.4 2011
=209 Venezuela 26.4 2007
=209 Saint Kitts and Nevis 26.4 2001
=209 Brazil 26.4 2008
=209 Nicaragua 26.4 2005
=214 Colombia 26.3 2008
=214 Ukraine 26.3 2007
=216 Nepal 26.1 2009
=216 Cuba 26.1 2010
218 Armenia 26 2010
=219 Azerbaijan 25.9 2010
=219 Puerto Rico 25.9 2008
221 Dominican Republic 25.7 2005
222 Bangladesh 24.7 2010

Citation

"All countries compared for Health > Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth", United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Births-and-maternity/Average-age-of-mother-at-childbirth

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Interesting observations about Health > Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth

  • Libya has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1972.
  • Saudi Arabia has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1986.
  • Algeria has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1984.
  • Bangladesh has ranked last for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 2002.
  • Tonga has ranked in the top 3 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1969.
  • Burundi has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 2001.
  • Mauritania has ranked in the top 3 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1976.
  • San Marino has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1997.
  • Rwanda has ranked in the top 4 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1982.
  • Haiti has ranked in the top 5 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1971.
  • Comoros has ranked in the top 4 for births and maternity > average age of mother at childbirth since 1966.
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