May 20, 2015

Median Age on the Rise in the U.S., Germany and Italy

Median Age on the Rise in the U.S., Germany and Italy

Median age, in years

projected
——— Germany

——— Italy

——— U.S.
Year U.S. Italy Germany
1950 30 28.6 35.3
1955 30.1 30.2 34.4
1960 29.6 31.6 34.8
1965 28.5 32.3 34.4
1970 28.2 33 34.1
1975 28.9 33.5 35.4
1980 30.1 34.2 36.7
1985 31.5 35.5 37.2
1990 32.9 37 37.7
1995 34.1 38.5 38.3
2000 35.3 40.2 39.9
2005 36.2 41.7 42
2010 37.1 43.3 44.3
2015 37.7 45 46.3
2020 38.2 46.7 47.6
2025 38.9 48.3 48.4
2030 39.5 49.4 49.1
2035 40.1 50 50
2040 40.4 50.2 51
2045 40.5 50.1 51.4
2050 40.6 49.9 51.5
Source: United Nations, Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision