Average (mean) age of mother at childbirth in England and Wales from 2000 to 2016*

Average age of mother at childbirth England & Wales 2000-2016 This statistic charts the mean age of mothers at childbirth in England and Wales from 2000 to 2016. There is a definite trend towards mothers having children later in life, however this is a gradual change with less than two percent difference between 2000 and 2016.
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Mean age of mother
201630.4
201530.3
201430.2
201330
201229.8
201129.7
201029.5
200929.4
200829.3
200729.3
200629.2
200529.1
200429
200328.8
200228.7
200128.6
200028.5
Mean age of mother
201630.4
201530.3
201430.2
201330
201229.8
201129.7
201029.5
200929.4
200829.3
200729.3
200629.2
200529.1
200429
200328.8
200228.7
200128.6
200028.5
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This statistic charts the mean age of mothers at childbirth in England and Wales from 2000 to 2016. There is a definite trend towards mothers having children later in life, however this is a gradual change with less than two percent difference between 2000 and 2016.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United Kingdom (England, Wales)
Survey time period
2000 to 2016
Supplementary notes
* Information from the source: "The mean age of mother at childbirth is standardised. This measure eliminates the impact of any changes in the distribution of the population by age and therefore enables trends over time to be analysed. Standardised means are calculated using rates per 1,000 female population by single year of age of mother. The age definition for the standardised mean age in this data release is women aged 14-45 and therefore figures may not match those previously published".
**The data for 2013 is the first complete year to have birth order recorded for all women rather than only for married women. Consequently the methodology for deriving the mean age of mother is slightly altered for 2013 onwards.
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