FIELD LISTING :: MOTHER'S MEAN AGE AT FIRST BIRTH
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.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryMOTHER'S MEAN AGE AT FIRST BIRTH
Cyprus 28.5
note: data represents only government-controlled areas (2010 est.)
Ghana 22.6
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2014 est.)
Kenya 20.3
note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 (2014 est.)