The Chart below gives information about the age of women in Australia when they gave birth to their first child in 1966, 1986 and 2006. Summerise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and making relevant comparisons.
The bar chart illustrates the average age of the female who gave delivery to their first baby in the family in Australia in three different years.
Overall, it is immediately apparent from the chart that the highest number of women who gave delivery to their first children came under the age of 19 to 24, while some females over 40 had the least parturition in three years.
In detail, women under 19 to 24 gave birth to their first baby with shares at 33% in 1986, and this number plummeted to 20% after 20 years. Unfortunately, this ratio declined to nearly 10% in the final year. Following this, the highest number of women had come for parturition to first born at 60% and hits its peak in 1966. surprisingly this number Took a nose dive at 35% in 1986 and continuously plunged to 29% in 2006. moreover, in the category of 25 to 30, around 35% of females born their first child in 1966 and this ratio gradually inclined at 50% after 20 years but this value plunged to approximately 30% in 2006.
Furthermore, in 1966 around 11% of women birthing their first child and this number had significant changes and surged to more than 40% between ages 30 to 34 in 2006. Next, the age category 34 to 39 and over 40 women got pregnant first time with shares at below 10% in 1966. Still, women who came in 34 to 39 gave delivery for the first time increased to 30% after 40 years, but those who were above 40 had any significant numbers in birthing.
The bar graph shows how old Australian women were when they delivered their first baby in 1966, 1986, and 2006.
Overall, more women were young adults when they gave birth to their first child in the first two years, although this changed to middle-aged adults in 2006. the percentage of women aged 40 and above was the lowest in all three years.
In 1966 and 1986, the percentage of women who gave birth to their first baby at the ages of under 19, 19 – 24, and 25 to 30 were the highest, around 35%, just above 60% and almost 40% in 1966, with the figures at 20%, nearly 40% and 50% in 1986.
Nevertheless, the age women delivered their first baby increased to more older adults, with 25 – 30 years(almost 40%), 30 – 34 years (around 45%) and 34 – 39 years (30%) dominating. Generally, women who gave birth to their first child at over 40 years old in all three years had the lowest percentile, all below 10 per cent.
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