Mother's mean age at first birth: 21 years (2015/16)
note: median age a first birth among women 25-49
Definition: This entry provides the mean (average) age of mothers at the birth of their first child. It is a useful indicator for gauging the success of family planning programs aiming to reduce maternal mortality, increase contraceptive use – particularly among married and unmarried adolescents – delay age at first marriage, and improve the health of newborns.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on Saturday, September 18, 2021