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Ghana

Ghana Marriage, divorce and children Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Children left in inadequate care > Female 21% 2011 13th out of 40
Children left in inadequate care > Male 21% 2011 14th out of 40
Children left in inadequate care > Total 21% 2011 13th out of 40
Contraception use among married women > Any method 23.5% 2008 19th out of 23
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 23.5% 2008 19th out of 23
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 16.6% 2008 19th out of 23
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 16.6% 2008 19th out of 23
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 18 2011 81st out of 145
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 18 2011 71st out of 144
Orphans 970,000 2011 13th out of 36
Teen marriage rate > Men 0.9 2008 9th out of 12
Teen marriage rate > Women 9.4 2008 12th out of 14
Women denied family planning 35.7% 2008 1st out of 13
Years spent single before marriage > Females 21.2 years 1998 8th out of 11
Years spent single before marriage > Males 26.6 years 1998 4th out of 10

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Ghana People > Marriage, divorce and children Profiles (Subcategories)

Children left in inadequate care 3 Contraception use among married women 6