List of sovereign states and dependent territories in South America by median age of population

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This article is a list of countries by median age,[1] the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older.

Rank Country / Territory Total Male Female
1  Uruguay 33.6 32.0 35.2
2  Chile 32.1 31.1 33.1
3  Argentina 30.5 29.5 31.6
4  French Guiana 29.3 30.4 28.2
5  Brazil 29.3 28.5 30.1
6  Suriname 28.7 28.3 29.1
7  Colombia 28.0 27.0 28.9
8  Peru 26.2 25.5 26.8
9  Venezuela 26.1 25.4 26.8
10  Ecuador 25.7 25.0 26.3
11  Paraguay 25.4 25.1 25.6
12  Guyana 23.9 23.2 24.6
13  Bolivia 22.5 21.8 23.2
Total 27.8 27.1 28.4

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  1. ^ "List of countries in South America by total median age". en.worldstat.info. Retrieved 23 June 2011.