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People > Age distribution > Median age: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The median age of the country's residents. This is the age most people are in the country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 46.54 years 2015
2 Germany 46.3 years 2015
3 Italy 45.04 years 2015
4 Greece 43.5 years 2015
5 Bulgaria 43.43 years 2015
6 Austria 43.26 years 2015
7 Hong Kong 43.22 years 2015
8 Croatia 43.07 years 2015
9 Portugal 42.97 years 2015
10 Slovenia 42.96 years 2015
11 Martinique 42.69 years 2015
12 Channel Islands 42.61 years 2015
13 Finland 42.57 years 2015
14 Netherlands 42.42 years 2015
15 Switzerland 42.26 years 2015
16 Spain 42.24 years 2015
17 Belgium 41.86 years 2015
18 Latvia 41.72 years 2015
19 Denmark 41.5 years 2015
20 Malta 41.4 years 2015
21 Cuba 41.29 years 2015
22 Estonia 41.26 years 2015
23 Sweden 41.18 years 2015
24 France 41.03 years 2015
25 Hungary 41.02 years 2015
26 Czech Republic 40.88 years 2015
27 Virgin Islands 40.77 years 2015
28 United Kingdom 40.5 years 2015
29 South Korea 40.46 years 2015
30 Canada 40.46 years 2015
31 Aruba 40.24 years 2015
32 Bosnia and Herzegovina 40.12 years 2015
33 Romania 39.99 years 2015
34 Ukraine 39.92 years 2015
35 Lithuania 39.67 years 2015
36 Belarus 39.5 years 2015
37 Poland 39.41 years 2015
38 Serbia 39.29 years 2015
39 Norway 39.22 years 2015
40 Luxembourg 39.14 years 2015
41 Slovakia 38.95 years 2015
42 Singapore 38.68 years 2015
43 Russia 38.54 years 2015
44 Guadeloupe 38.29 years 2015
45 Georgia 38.06 years 2015
46 Macau 38.05 years 2015
47 Thailand 37.97 years 2015
48 Republic of Macedonia 37.84 years 2015
49 United States 37.66 years 2015
50 Montenegro 37.55 years 2015
51 Australia 37.42 years 2015
52 Barbados 37.38 years 2015
53 New Zealand 37.28 years 2015
54 Puerto Rico 36.27 years 2015
55 Moldova 36.26 years 2015
56 China 35.96 years 2015
57 Cyprus 35.91 years 2015
58 Iceland 35.9 years 2015
59 Ireland 35.88 years 2015
60 Mauritius 35.49 years 2015
61 Uruguay 34.8 years 2015
62 Trinidad and Tobago 34.18 years 2015
63 North Korea 33.86 years 2015
64 Chile 33.73 years 2015
65 Albania 33.49 years 2015
66 Armenia 33.36 years 2015
67 Seychelles 33.25 years 2015
68 New Caledonia 33.11 years 2015
69 The Bahamas 32.46 years 2015
70 Sri Lanka 32.02 years 2015
71 Qatar 31.74 years 2015
72 Argentina 31.55 years 2015
73 French Polynesia 31.52 years 2015
74 United Arab Emirates 31.39 years 2015
75 Saint Lucia 31.22 years 2015
76 Brazil 31.2 years 2015
77 Tunisia 31.17 years 2015
78 Brunei 31.14 years 2015
79 Antigua and Barbuda 30.95 years 2015
80 Vietnam 30.73 years 2015
81 Lebanon 30.69 years 2015
82 Costa Rica 30.56 years 2015
83 Azerbaijan 30.43 years 2015
84 Bahrain 30.19 years 2015
85 Turkey 30.13 years 2015
86 Guam 30.12 years 2015
87 Israel 30.08 years 2015
88 Burma 29.82 years 2015
89 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 29.81 years 2015
90 Kuwait 29.7 years 2015
91 Kazakhstan 29.69 years 2015
92 Iran 29.52 years 2015
93 Suriname 29.13 years 2015
94 Western Sahara 29.1 years 2015
95 Panama 28.46 years 2015
96 Saudi Arabia 28.41 years 2015
97 Indonesia 28.35 years 2015
98 Colombia 28.34 years 2015
99 Malaysia 28.25 years 2015
100 Jamaica 28.2 years 2015
101 Venezuela 27.67 years 2015
102 Mexico 27.67 years 2015
103 Algeria 27.54 years 2015
104 Fiji 27.53 years 2015
105 Morocco 27.52 years 2015
106 Mongolia 27.47 years 2015
107 Libya 27.2 years 2015
108 Grenada 27.19 years 2015
109 Peru 27.11 years 2015
110 Oman 27.09 years 2015
111 India 26.94 years 2015
112 Federated States of Micronesia 26.76 years 2015
113 Ecuador 26.7 years 2015
114 Bhutan 26.69 years 2015
115 South Africa 26.46 years 2015
116 Dominican Republic 26.4 years 2015
117 Turkmenistan 26.4 years 2015
118 Uzbekistan 26.04 years 2015
119 Maldives 25.95 years 2015
120 Egypt 25.76 years 2015
121 Bangladesh 25.76 years 2015
122 French Guiana 25.29 years 2015
123 Cape Verde 25.19 years 2015
124 Kyrgyzstan 25.14 years 2015
125 Cambodia 25.01 years 2015
126 El Salvador 24.73 years 2015
127 Paraguay 24.39 years 2015
128 Kiribati 24.07 years 2015
129 Jordan 23.98 years 2015
130 Nicaragua 23.79 years 2015
131 Belize 23.66 years 2015
132 Philippines 23.41 years 2015
133 Djibouti 23.37 years 2015
134 Pakistan 23.16 years 2015
135 Nepal 23.11 years 2015
136 Guyana 23 years 2015
137 Botswana 22.85 years 2015
138 Bolivia 22.83 years 2015
139 Haiti 22.74 years 2015
140 Syria 22.73 years 2015
141 Honduras 22.5 years 2015
142 Vanuatu 22.08 years 2015
143 Laos 22.04 years 2015
144 Tajikistan 22.02 years 2015
145 Namibia 21.84 years 2015
146 Tonga 21.3 years 2015
147 Samoa 21.17 years 2015
148 Papua New Guinea 21.16 years 2015
149 Lesotho 21.15 years 2015
150 Equatorial Guinea 20.92 years 2015
151 Gabon 20.91 years 2015
152 Ghana 20.9 years 2015
153 Swaziland 20.54 years 2015
154 Zimbabwe 20.14 years 2015
155 Iraq 20.05 years 2015
156 Mauritania 19.99 years 2015
157 Central African Republic 19.97 years 2015
158 Solomon Islands 19.85 years 2015
159 Guatemala 19.72 years 2015
160 Palestine 19.71 years 2015
161 Yemen 19.66 years 2015
162 Sudan 19.44 years 2015
163 Sao Tome and Principe 19.4 years 2015
164 Guinea-Bissau 19.27 years 2015
165 Sierra Leone 19.25 years 2015
166 Comoros 19.11 years 2015
167 Togo 19.05 years 2015
168 Kenya 18.99 years 2015
169 South Sudan 18.89 years 2015
170 Guinea 18.82 years 2015
171 Madagascar 18.72 years 2015
172 Benin 18.64 years 2015
173 Liberia 18.63 years 2015
174 Ethiopia 18.62 years 2015
175 Eritrea 18.53 years 2015
176 Cameroon 18.48 years 2015
177 Rwanda 18.42 years 2015
178 Senegal 18.17 years 2015
179 Mayotte 18.14 years 2015
180 Nigeria 17.73 years 2015
181 Tanzania 17.56 years 2015
182 Burundi 17.56 years 2015
183 Democratic Republic of the Congo 17.53 years 2015
184 Malawi 17.35 years 2015
185 Mozambique 17.3 years 2015
186 Burkina Faso 17.27 years 2015
187 Afghanistan 17.05 years 2015
188 Gambia 17.02 years 2015
189 East Timor 16.87 years 2015
190 Zambia 16.68 years 2015
191 Somalia 16.48 years 2015
192 Angola 16.4 years 2015
193 Mali 16.17 years 2015
194 Chad 15.94 years 2015
195 Uganda 15.93 years 2015
196 Niger 14.96 years 2015

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Age distribution > Median age", United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Age-distribution/Median-age

People > Age distribution > Median age: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about People > Age distribution > Median age

  • Singapore has had the highest age distribution > median age since 2090.
  • Zambia has ranked last for age distribution > median age since 2095.
  • Cuba has ranked in the top 4 for age distribution > median age since 2040.
  • South Korea has ranked in the top 5 for age distribution > median age since 2045.
  • Mali has ranked third last for age distribution > median age since 2060.
  • Portugal has ranked in the top 7 for age distribution > median age since 2020.
  • Niger has ranked second last for age distribution > median age since 2095.
  • Hong Kong has ranked in the top 8 for age distribution > median age since 2015.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 10 for age distribution > median age since 1990.
  • United Arab Emirates has ranked in the top 4 for age distribution > median age since 2095.
  • Germany has ranked in the top 16 for age distribution > median age since 1950.
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