×

failed states Compared by People > Median age > Total

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Median age, which is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older. It is a single index that summarizes the age distribution of a population. Currently, the median age ranges from a low of about 15 in Uganda and Gaza Strip to 40 or more in several European countries and Japan. See the entry for "Age structure" for the importance of a young versus an older age structure and, by implication, a low versus a higher median age.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Pakistan 22.2 years 2013
2 Haiti 21.9 years 2013
3 Iraq 21.3 years 2013
4 Cote d'Ivoire 20 years 2013
5 Guinea-Bissau 19.7 years 2013
6 Zimbabwe 19.5 years 2013
7 Central African Republic 19.3 years 2013
8 Sudan 18.9 years 2013
9 Guinea 18.6 years 2013
10 Yemen 18.5 years 2013
=11 Nigeria 17.9 years 2013
=11 Afghanistan 17.9 years 2013
=13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 17.7 years 2013
=13 Somalia 17.7 years 2013
15 Chad 17 years 2013
16 South Sudan 16.6 years 2013

Citation

failed states Compared by People > Median age > Total

NationMaster

Interesting observations about People > Median age > Total

  • Hong Kong ranked first for median age > total amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Monaco ranked first for median age > total amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Canada ranked first for median age > total amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • Japan ranked second for median age > total globally in 2013.
  • Italy ranked first for median age > total amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
  • Qatar ranked first for median age > total amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Germany ranked first for median age > total amongst Cold countries in 2013.
  • Austria ranked first for median age > total amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Mauritius ranked first for median age > total amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
  • Bulgaria ranked first for median age > total amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: