Mother’s Age at First Birth
One of the interesting demographic phenomena is the steady upwards creep in the age of women when they give birth to their first child.
In 1940 the age at first birth was 23.0 years. It dipped downwards to 21.5 in 1960 and was at 25.2 in 2004.
The data can be found here.
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