Spain: Average Age of First-Time Mothers Rises to 33-Years-Old

Spain: Average Age of First-Time Mothers Rises to 33-Years-Old


The average age of Spanish first-time mothers has risen to 33 years old, up a full year from just a decade ago as the country faces plummeting birth rates and a demographic crisis.

Spanish women are waiting even longer to become first-time mothers than in previous years, with the average first-time mother now 33 years old according to statistics from 2021 now published by Spain’s National Institute of Statistics.

The rate is up a full year on average compared to 2011, while women from immigrant backgrounds have children at a younger age on average their average age has also increased from 28.9 to 30.7 in 2021, the newspaper El Mundo reports.

Spain’s birthrate declined by over five per cent during 2020, further reducing

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