Youth in Africa constituted 19% of the global youth population in 2015, numbering 226 million. The United Nations defines youth as people aged 15 to 24 years.
Which country in Africa has the highest percentage of population under 15 years age?
Niger, in Western Africa, has the world’s youngest population. Half of Niger’s population is 14 or younger, and the median age is 15.
What percent of the population is 15 or younger?
As of mid-2020, about 26 percent of the world’s population were under 15 years old. Globally, about 26 percent of the world is under 15 years of age and some nine percent is over 65 years of age.
Which country has the youngest population 2020?
What is the largest age group in America?
The estimated population of the U.S. was approximately 328.2 million in 2019, and the largest age group was adults aged 25 to 29. There were twelve million males in this age category and around 11.5 million females.
How many females are in the world 2020?
The sex ratio at birth is 107 boys per 100 girls. With 106.7 boys per 100 girls (0-14 age group), there are 1,023,857,619 or 1.02 billion boys and 959,791,007 or 960 million girls worldwide.
How many females are in the world?
This is false; the UN Population Division confirmed the latest world population projection to AFP as 3.82 billion females and 3.89 billion males.