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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 > 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
Orphans 3 million 2011 4th out of 36
Orphans per thousand people 64.72 2011 13th 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
Years spent single before marriage > Males 25.1 years 1996 17th out of 18

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Wikipedia: Marriageable age (Africa); Wikipedia: Marriageable age (South America); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. 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; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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

Contraception use among married women 6 Minimum legal age 4