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Mapped: The Median Age of the Population on Every Continent – Visual Capitalist

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Mapped: The Median Age of the Population on Every Continent

THE AFRICAN CONTINENT HAS THE YOUNGEST POPULATION

In February 2019, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation published their annual letter that highlights the surprises they saw in 2018, as well as the philanthropic opportunities they’ve identified for the future.

Among many other compelling facts and stories, the letter pointed out one surprise that we thought was of particular interest: the median age of the African continent is just 18 years old.

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