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People > Age at first marriage for men: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Age of men when they first get married (1999)..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 SwedenSweden 32.9 years 1999
2 DenmarkDenmark 32.5 years 1999
3 SpainSpain 31.2 years 1999
4 FranceFrance 31.2 years 1999
5 NorwayNorway 31.1 years 1999
6 GermanyGermany 30.9 years 1999
7 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 30.8 years 1999
8 NetherlandsNetherlands 30.7 years 1999
9 AustraliaAustralia 30.6 years 1999
10 FinlandFinland 30.5 years 1999
11 AustriaAustria 30.3 years 1999
12 JapanJapan 30 years 1999
13 ItalyItaly 30 years 1999
14 IrelandIreland 30 years 1999
15 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 29.8 years 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 29.56 years 1999
16 New ZealandNew Zealand 29.2 years 1999
17 CanadaCanada 29 years 1999
18 BelgiumBelgium 28.9 years 1999
19 United StatesUnited States 26 years 1999

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Age at first marriage for men", 1980 figures and 1999 figures for EU countries are from European Social Statistics Demography 2001. Australian figures are from ABS, Year Book Australia 2003 - Population. Marriages and Divorces and the latest figure is for 2001. Figures for other European and North American countries come from UN Economic Commission for Europe, Trends in Europe and North America 2001 (UN, NY, 2001). New Zealand figures from Maureen Baker, Families, Labour and Love (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001). Japanese figures from Japan Almanac 1998 (Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo). Figures for other countries from UN Statistics Division, The World's Women 2000: Trends and Statistics. Spanish Statistical Institute. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Age-at-first-marriage-for-men

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