* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Population ages 0-14, percent of total, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 186 countries was 27.09 percent.The highest value was in Niger: 49.67 percent and the lowest value was in Singapore: 12.3 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
49.67
47.01
46.49
46.40
46.15
46.02
45.80
45.25
44.37
44.06
44.02
43.95
43.55
43.54
43.49
43.05
42.99
42.59
42.06
41.94
41.93
41.91
41.82
41.76
41.51
41.27
40.64
40.37
40.34
40.06
40.03
39.92
39.80
39.69
39.47
39.02
38.83
38.59
38.41
38.36
37.71
37.44
37.27
37.26
37.20
37.13
36.84
36.78
35.92
35.15
34.82
34.77
33.92
33.40
33.34
32.85
32.65
32.47
32.24
31.95
31.19
31.09
30.92
30.79
30.78
30.77
30.59
30.20
30.04
29.50
29.20
29.14
29.01
28.91
28.89
28.81
28.80
28.80
28.08
27.83
27.78
27.73
27.44
27.39
27.26
26.77
26.75
26.67
26.59
26.49
26.16
25.94
25.84
25.49
25.07
24.89
24.74
24.70
24.69
24.44
24.29
23.94
23.78
23.77
23.68
23.52
23.45
23.36
23.19
22.49
22.32
22.18
22.11
21.90
21.85
21.60
21.46
20.83
20.83
20.83
20.71
20.34
20.22
20.06
19.84
19.60
19.43
19.42
19.29
19.24
18.37
18.36
18.28
18.04
17.95
17.71
17.68
17.65
17.62
17.38
17.26
17.24
17.24
17.03
16.78
16.76
16.58
16.55
16.50
16.43
16.31
16.28
15.99
15.89
15.87
15.78
15.76
15.75
15.70
15.56
15.55
15.52
15.48
15.37
15.22
15.14
14.96
14.96
14.81
14.68
14.54
14.52
14.41
14.41
14.40
14.37
14.35
13.96
13.66
13.64
13.05
12.99
12.67
12.54
12.45
12.30
0
12.4
24.8
37.3
49.67



Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
Percent children in Europe
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Percent children in North America
Percent children in South America
Percent children in Australia
Percent children in the European union
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