Table 10. Percentage contribution of each age group to total fertility rate, 1975 and 1996 or most recent year

Age groups (years)
Country or area Year Total 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49
Asia
Eastern Asia
China 1975 100 2.8 26.3 32.9 19.4 12.0 5.70.8
1994 100 1.4 43.4 38.7 12.6 2.6 1.0 0.4
Hong Kong 1975 100 3.2 22.2 37.5 22.4 10.8 3.40.5
1994 100 2.8 16.7 34.1 32.4 12.2 1.8 0.1
Japan 1975 100 1.1 27.6 49.0 18.0 3.9 0.50.0
1994 100 1.4 14.3 41.9 32.9 8.7 0.9 0.0
Macau 1981 100 2.7 21.4 37.7 24.2 10.5 3.20.3
1995 100 3.0 20.5 36.0 27.7 10.5 2.2 0.1
Rep. of Korea 1975 100 2.0 26.4 38.7 21.2 8.2 2.80.7
1994 100 1.0 19.2 55.1 20.0 4.0 0.6 0.1
South-eastern Asia
Singapore 1975 100 4.1 24.7 37.3 22.7 8.5 2.40.3
1995 100 1.9 13.7 37.5 32.4 12.5 1.9 0.1
Western Asia
Armenia 1975 100 7.1 38.8 28.7 14.4 7.9 2.70.4
1975 100 17.3 43.5 22.6 10.8 4.7 1.0 0.1
Cyprus 1975 100 5.0 33.1 35.6 17.9 6.7 1.50.2
1996 100 3.7 27.0 35.8 22.8 8.8 1.6 0.1
Georgia 1975 100 7.2 35.7 31.1 16.4 7.1 2.20.4
1992 100 14.9 44.4 22.0 12.5 4.9 1.2 0.1
Europe
Eastern Europe
Belarus 1975 100 5.8 38.2 29.9 16.2 7.8 1.90.1
1995 100 14.1 44.5 26.0 10.7 3.8 0.8 0.0
Bulgaria 1975 100 16.9 44.3 25.8 9.5 2.9 0.60.0
1996 100 20.7 39.8 26.1 9.6 3.1 0.6 0.0
Czech Republic 1975 100 12.6 43.8 27.8 11.8 3.5 0.60.0
1996 100 8.4 38.2 33.2 14.7 4.6 0.7 0.0
Hungary 1975 100 15.1 38.6 28.1 13.0 4.2 0.90.0
1996 100 10.1 31.8 34.3 16.8 5.8 1.2 0.0
Poland 1975 100 6.9 37.5 30.1 15.7 7.5 2.20.2
1996 100 6.7 34.0 32.9 17.3 7.3 1.7 0.1
Rep. of Moldova 1974/75 100 6.7 34.8 28.8 16.9 9.5 3.10.3
1995 100 17.6 40.4 25.7 11.3 4.1 0.8 0.1
Romania 1975 100 13.2 37.7 26.4 13.6 7.0 1.90.1
1996 100 15.5 39.5 28.0 11.6 4.2 1.1 0.1
Russian Federation 1974/75 100 8.5 39.8 27.7 14.7 7.3 1.80.2
1995 100 17.0 42.2 25.0 11.0 4.0 0.8 0.0
Slovakia 1975 100 9.1 40.9 29.9 13.5 5.3 1.20.1
1996 100 10.4 38.6 31.2 13.8 4.1 0.9 0.0
Ukraine 1975 100 10.0 40.1 27.5 14.5 6.2 1.60.1
1995 100 19.6 42.3 23.8 9.9 3.5 0.7 0.1
Northern Europe
Denmark 1975 100 7.0 35.6 35.7 16.1 4.7 0.90.1
1995 100 2.3 17.0 38.5 30.0 10.7 1.5 0.1
Estonia 1975 100 8.8 40.0 28.6 14.6 6.3 1.50.1
1996 100 12.8 36.5 29.3 14.3 5.8 1.2 0.0
Finland 1975 100 8.1 31.3 33.7 17.7 7.3 1.70.1
1996 100 2.8 18.1 35.6 29.0 12.2 2.3 0.1
Iceland 1975 100 12.1 30.9 27.4 17.7 9.2 2.50.1
1996 100 5.2 21.9 31.8 25.8 13.1 2.0 0.1
Ireland 1975 100 3.4 20.4 31.8 23.9 14.7 5.40.4
1996 100 4.2 13.6 28.2 33.8 16.9 3.1 0.2
Latvia 1975 100 7.3 38.3 28.9 16.2 7.5 1.70.1
1996 100 11.0 38.6 28.7 14.0 6.2 1.4 0.1
Lithuania 1975 100 5.1 35.3 30.3 17.5 9.1 2.60.2
1996 100 12.9 37.7 28.8 13.9 5.5 1.3 0.1
Norway 1975 100 10.1 33.8 32.5 16.1 6.1 1.30.1
1996 100 3.6 19.8 35.8 28.1 10.9 1.7 0.1
Sweden 1975 100 8.1 32.3 34.7 18.0 5.8 1.00.1
1996 100 2.4 18.2 35.9 29.1 12.1 2.3 0.1
United Kingdom 1975 100 10.1 32.0 34.1 16.4 5.8 1.40.1
1996 100 8.8 21.2 30.7 26.2 11.1 2.0 0.1
Southern Europe
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1975 100 9.7 34.0 28.3 16.5 8.5 2.9 0.3
1990 100 11.1 37.8 29.7 14.8 5.3 1.2 0.1
Croatia 1975 100 13.5 38.3 27.8 13.4 5.5 1.40.1
1995 100 6.2 32.0 34.3 19.1 7.0 1.4 0.1
Greece 1975 100 8.7 29.7 34.2 17.5 8.0 1.80.2
1996 100 5.0 23.8 36.8 23.5 9.0 1.6 0.2
Italy 1975 100 7.4 29.4 31.8 19.1 9.2 2.90.2
1994 100 3.0 16.6 34.6 30.6 12.8 2.4 0.1
Malta 1975 100 3.9 27.4 34.6 21.1 9.7 3.20.2
1996 100 3.5 18.4 38.0 27.8 10.1 2.1 0.1
Portugal 1975 100 7.4 28.1 28.6 18.8 11.7 4.90.5
1996 100 7.3 21.5 34.0 25.8 9.4 1.8 0.1
Slovenia 1975 100 13.7 38.1 26.5 13.4 6.5 1.80.1
1996 100 3.7 30.6 38.8 20.0 5.9 1.1 0.0
Spain 1975 100 3.9 24.3 33.8 22.0 11.5 4.10.4
1995 100 3.5 13.2 35.2 33.5 12.3 2.1 0.1
Yugoslavia 1975 100 13.0 35.8 27.4 14.9 6.5 2.00.3
1995 100 8.6 33.4 32.1 18.2 6.4 1.3 0.1
Western Europe
Austria 1975 100 12.9 35.5 27.2 14.2 7.8 2.30.1
1996 100 5.5 26.6 35.2 22.8 8.3 1.5 0.1
Belgium 1975 100 6.1 32.5 35.8 17.0 6.6 1.80.2
1995 100 2.9 19.9 42.2 26.0 7.6 1.2 0.1
France 1975 100 6.5 33.1 32.9 17.6 7.5 2.10.2
1994 100 2.2 17.5 38.6 28.0 11.3 2.4 0.1
German Dem. Rep. 1975 100 10.1 43.7 26.8 9.2 9.2 0.90.1
1995 100 4.5 32.6 39.6 16.8 5.4 1.0 0.1
Germany, Fed. Rep. of 1975 100 7.3 30.3 34.3 18.0 7.6 2.3 0.2
1995 100 3.7 19.8 33.4 29.8 11.3 1.9 0.1
Germany 1992 100 4.9 23.0 35.5 26.6 9.6 0.50.1
1995 100 3.7 21.3 34.4 28.2 10.5 1.7 0.1
Luxembourg 1975 100 7.1 31.0 35.2 18.0 7.3 1.30.1
1996 100 2.8 18.5 36.3 29.1 11.4 1.9 0.0
Netherlands 1975 100 2.8 25.9 42.5 20.1 6.7 1.70.2
1996 100 1.3 10.8 31.6 39.0 15.1 2.1 0.1
Switzerland 1975 100 3.4 26.5 38.4 21.5 7.9 2.10.2
1996 100 1.3 14.1 35.1 34.2 13.0 2.1 0.1
Latin America and
the Caribbean
Caribbean
Bahamas 1975 100 12.5 30.0 26.3 15.7 10.7 4.20.5
1992 100 13.3 26.0 25.7 20.8 11.1 2.7 0.5
Barbados 1976 100 16.5 29.7 26.0 14.8 9.9 2.70.4
1988 100 13.9 27.5 28.1 20.6 9.0 0.8 0.0
Cuba 1980 100 25.6 34.8 21.6 11.2 4.9 1.30.5
1991 100 21.0 31.3 26.6 14.9 5.2 0.9 0.1
Martinique 1974 100 7.7 26.9 28.1 19.8 11.9 4.90.7
1992 100 7.3 22.9 29.5 24.1 12.8 3.2 0.2
Trinidad and Tobago 1975 100 12.4 29.0 26.2 18.2 10.1 3.50.6
1993 100 12.7 29.0 25.4 19.9 9.9 2.7 0.3
Northern America
Canada 1975 100 9.3 30.1 35.8 17.8 5.7 1.30.1
1993 100 7.5 22.0 34.6 25.6 8.9 1.3 0.0
United States of America 1975 100 15.7 32.0 30.6 14.8 5.5 1.3 0.1
1994 100 14.5 28.5 28.7 19.3 7.6 1.3 0.1
Oceania
Australia 1975 100 9.2 31.1 35.0 17.2 6.1 1.40.1
1994 100 5.6 18.7 34.1 28.5 11.2 1.8 0.1
New Zealand 1975 100 11.5 33.7 33.2 14.7 5.3 1.50.1
1995 100 8.4 20.6 31.2 27.4 10.6 1.8 0.1
Source: Table 8.