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Tanzania

Tanzania Marriage, divorce and children Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Contraception use among married women > Any method 34.4% 2010 16th out of 24
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 34.4% 2010 16th out of 24
Contraception use among married women > Condom 2.3% 2010 17th out of 22
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 26.1% 2010 14th out of 23
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 26.1% 2010 14th out of 23
Marriageable age > Females 15 2014 18th out of 18
Marriageable age > Males 18 2014 15th out of 18
Marriageable age > Notes 15 with court permission if specific circumstances make marriage appear desirable. The Penal Code provides that persons of "African or Asiatic descent" may marry or permit marriage of a girl under 12 in accordance with their custom or religion if marriage is not intended to be consummated before she is 12. 2014
Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 14 2011
Minimum marrying age > With parental consent > For Men 14 2011 86th out of 86
Orphans 3 million 2011 4th out of 36
Teen marriage rate > Men 4.5 2010 8th out of 35
Teen marriage rate > Women 19.7 2010 7th out of 37
Women denied family planning 25.3% 2010 7th out of 20
Years spent single before marriage > Females 20.5 years 1996 19th out of 23

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

Contraception use among married women 6 Minimum legal age 4