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People > Marriage, divorce and children > Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Legal Age for Marriage.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan 15
Albania 16
Andorra 14
Angola 15
Antigua and Barbuda 15
Aruba 15
Australia 16
Austria 16
Azerbaijan 17
Barbados 16
Belgium <18
Belize 14
Benin <18
Bolivia <14
Botswana 18
Brazil 16
Bulgaria 16
Burkina Faso 15
Burma 14
Burundi <18
Canada 16
Cape Verde 16
Cayman Islands 16
Chile 16
Colombia 14
Cook Islands 16
Costa Rica 15
Croatia 16
Cuba 14
Cyprus 16
Czech Republic 16
Democratic Republic of the Congo <18
Denmark 15
Djibouti <18
Dominica 16
Dominican Republic 16
Ecuador <18
Egypt 16
El Salvador 14
Estonia 15
Fiji 16
Gabon 15
Georgia 16
Germany 16
Gibraltar 16
Greenland 15
Grenada 16
Guatemala 14
Guyana 16
Haiti 15
Honduras 18
Hong Kong 16
Hungary 16
Iran 15
Iraq 15
Isle of Man 16
Italy 16
Jamaica 16
Japan 16
Jersey 16
Kazakhstan 16
Kenya 16
Kiribati 16
Kyrgyzstan 16
Laos 15
Latvia 16
Lebanon 9-15
Lesotho 16
Liberia 16
Libya 18
Lithuania 15
Macau 16
Maldives <18
Mauritius 16
Mexico 14
Monaco 15
Montenegro 16
Montserrat 16
Mozambique 16
Namibia 18
Nauru <16
Nepal 18
Netherlands 16
New Zealand 16
Nicaragua 14
Niue 15
Norway 16
Palestine 14.5
Panama 14
Papua New Guinea 14
Paraguay 16
Peru 16
Philippines 18
Portugal 16
Puerto Rico 16
Qatar <16
Republic of Macedonia 16
Russia 16
Rwanda <21
Saint Lucia 16
Samoa 16
San Marino 16
Sao Tome and Principe 14
Senegal <18
Serbia 16
Seychelles 16
Singapore <21
Slovenia 15
Solomon Islands 15
Somalia 16
South Africa 15
South Korea 18
Spain 14
Sri Lanka 16
Suriname 15
Swaziland 16
Switzerland 16
Tajikistan 17
Tanzania 14
The Bahamas <18
Tonga 16
Trinidad and Tobago <18
Tunisia <18
Turkey 16
Tuvalu 16
Ukraine 15
United States 13
Uruguay 12
Vanuatu <16
Zimbabwe 16

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Minimum-legal-marrying-age/With-parental-consent/For-Women

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