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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 Sweden 32.9 years 1999
2 Denmark 32.5 years 1999
=3 Spain 31.2 years 1999
=3 France 31.2 years 1999
5 Norway 31.1 years 1999
6 Germany 30.9 years 1999
7 Switzerland 30.8 years 1999
8 Netherlands 30.7 years 1999
9 Australia 30.6 years 1999
10 Finland 30.5 years 1999
11 Austria 30.3 years 1999
=12 Japan 30 years 1999
=12 Italy 30 years 1999
=12 Ireland 30 years 1999
15 United Kingdom 29.8 years 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 29.56 years 1999
16 New Zealand 29.2 years 1999
17 Canada 29 years 1999
18 Belgium 28.9 years 1999
19 United States 26 years 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Age at first marriage for men. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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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