Health / Emotional and sexual life - - Europe

France 2009: The Average Maternity Age Reaches 30 Years

29.05.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

This dossier analyses the maternity age trends in the developing countries with a focus on France. In this country, in 2009, women who had given birth were 30 years old on average, in contrast to 27 for their mothers thirty years before. The dossier reviews the evolution of age at maternity over a century and describes the situation of France in comparison to its European neighbours 


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : Giles Pison
  • Publishing house : National Institute for Demographic Studies (INED, in French)
  • Publication date : 2010
  • Number of pages : 4
  • Language : French


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