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The youngest Europeans live in France, the oldest are Germans

The median age in the European Union is 44.1, up from 43.9 in 2020. At the same time, the majority of young people live in European capitals.

According to the European Statistical Office, there were eight regions in the EU in 2021 with an average age of 50 years more. Interestingly, most of them are located in Germany: Chemnitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Sachsen-Anhalt, Brandenburg, and Thuringian. In addition, these are Liguria and Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy and Principado de Asturias in Spain.

According to the report, the average age of the population varies even within the same country.

So, in the French overseas regions of Mayotte and Guyana, it was 17.7 and 26.3 years in 2021, respectively. But in Martinique, it is much higher – 48.7 years.

In Belgium, the youngest residents after France – 36 years – in the capital Brussels, and the most “old” – 46.1 years – in West Flanders.

The third country on the list is Ireland, where the average age is 37.5 years for residents of the east and center, in the south the average age is not much higher – 39.7.

On the other hand, Italy is one of the countries with a relatively older population, the average age of the inhabitants of the province of Bolzano is 44.4 years, and in Liguria, this figure is already 51.6 years.

In Germany, the average age of the inhabitants of Hamburg is 40.9 years, in Chemnitz – 52.1 years, in Spain, the inhabitants of Ciudad de Melilla turned a little less than 35 – 34.6 years – this is the youngest population in the country, while in the Principado de Asturias, it is much older, at 50.3 years. In Switzerland, the average age of Zurich residents was 41.1 years, while in Ticino it was 47.5 years.

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