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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Marriage, divorce and children Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Children left in inadequate care > Total 32% 2011 11th out of 40
Contraception use among married women > Any method 11% 2010 23th out of 24
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 11% 2010 23th out of 24
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 10% 2010 20th out of 23
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 10% 2010 20th out of 23
Marriage rate for girls under 18 48% 2014 11th out of 20
Orphans 310,000 2011 23th out of 36
Rural divorces 17,293 2004 5th out of 39
Teen marriage rate > Men 0.9 2008 8th out of 12
Total divorces 27,602 2004 26th out of 100
Total divorces per thousand people 5.6 2004 2nd out of 96
Urban divorces 10,309 2004 19th out of 39
Urban divorces per thousand people 2.09 2004 10th out of 39
Women denied family planning 27.4% 2010 5th out of 20
Years spent single before marriage > Females 19.8 years 1992 6th out of 6

SOURCES: United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Child Marriage Facts and Figures; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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Sierra Leone People > Marriage, divorce and children Profiles (Subcategories)

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