The average age of women at the birth of their first child increased in North Rhine-Westphalia last year. In 2020, these women were 30.1 years old on average, which was 0.1 years more than in 2019. As the State Statistical Office announced in Düsseldorf on Tuesday, women were on average one year older at the birth of their first child than ten years earlier. The state office also found regional differences: In Gelsenkirchen, women were on average 28 years old when their first child was born, making them the youngest mothers in NRW. Women in Düsseldorf had their first child at an average age of 32.1 years.
Source: bee-seeks-stork.com / dpa
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