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People > Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Singulate mean age at marriage.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Saint Lucia 33.7 years 1991
2 Jamaica 33.2 years 1991
3 Sweden 32.3 years 2001
4 Barbados 31.8 years 1990
5 French Guiana 31.7 years 1999
6 Norway 31.4 years 2002
7 Martinique 31 years 1990
=8 Ireland 30.9 years 2002
=8 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 30.9 years 1991
10 Denmark 30.7 years 2001
11 Iceland 30.5 years 2000
12 New Caledonia 30.4 years 1996
=13 France 30.2 years 2000
=13 Finland 30.2 years 2000
=13 Netherlands Antilles 30.2 years 2001
=16 Netherlands 29.9 years 2002
=16 Virgin Islands 29.9 years 1995
=16 French Polynesia 29.9 years 1996
19 Slovenia 29.8 years 2001
20 Guadeloupe 29.5 years 1990
21 Libya 29.2 years 1995
22 Switzerland 29.1 years 2001
23 Australia 28.7 years 2000
=24 Hong Kong 28.6 years 1996
=24 Japan 28.6 years 2000
26 Italy 28.4 years 1999
27 Reunion 28.2 years 1990
=28 South Africa 27.9 years 1996
=28 Belgium 27.9 years 2000
30 Guyana 27.8 years 1991
31 The Bahamas 27.2 years 1990
32 Macau 27.1 years 1991
=33 Botswana 26.9 years 1991
=33 Latvia 26.9 years 2002
=35 Canada 26.8 years 2002
=35 Trinidad and Tobago 26.8 years 1990
37 Tunisia 26.6 years 1994
38 Singapore 26.5 years 2001
=39 United Kingdom 26.4 years 1991
=39 Namibia 26.4 years 1992
=41 Qatar 26.3 years 1998
=41 Hungary 26.3 years 2000
=41 United States 26.3 years 2000
=44 Belize 26.2 years 1991
=44 Croatia 26.2 years 2001
=46 South Korea 26.1 years 1995
=46 Austria 26.1 years 1991
=48 Swaziland 26 years 1991
=48 Luxembourg 26 years 1991
=48 Spain 26 years 1991
51 Algeria 25.9 years 1992
52 Cape Verde 25.7 years 1990
53 Bahrain 25.6 years 1991
54 Tonga 25.5 years 1996
=55 Slovakia 25.4 years 2001
=55 New Zealand 25.4 years 1996
=57 Morocco 25.3 years 1994
=57 Jordan 25.3 years 1994
=57 Czech Republic 25.3 years 2000
=57 Sri Lanka 25.3 years 1993
=61 Kuwait 25.2 years 1996
=61 Poland 25.2 years 1999
=63 Malaysia 25.1 years 2000
=63 Brunei 25.1 years 1991
65 Israel 25 years 1999
66 Lithuania 24.8 years 2001
=67 Greece 24.5 years 1991
=67 Burma 24.5 years 1991
69 Guam 24.4 years 1990
70 Georgia 24.3 years 1999
=71 Philippines 24.1 years 1995
=71 Romania 24.1 years 2000
=73 Portugal 23.9 years 1991
=73 Samoa 23.9 years 1999
=73 Azerbaijan 23.9 years 1999
76 Mauritius 23.8 years 1990
77 Mongolia 23.7 years 2000
78 Comoros 23.6 years 1996
79 Thailand 23.5 years 1990
=80 Turkmenistan 23.4 years 2000
=80 Brazil 23.4 years 1996
=80 Chile 23.4 years 1992
=80 Kazakhstan 23.4 years 1999
=84 Argentina 23.3 years 1991
=84 Uruguay 23.3 years 1996
=86 Serbia and Montenegro 23.1 years 1991
=86 Colombia 23.1 years 2000
=86 United Arab Emirates 23.1 years 1987
=86 Cyprus 23.1 years 1992
=86 Peru 23.1 years 1996
=86 China 23.1 years 1999
92 Armenia 23 years 2000
=93 Fiji 22.9 years 1996
=93 Republic of Macedonia 22.9 years 1994
=93 Albania 22.9 years 1989
=96 Bolivia 22.8 years 1998
=96 Belarus 22.8 years 1999
=98 Rwanda 22.7 years 2000
=98 Sudan 22.7 years 1993
=98 Mexico 22.7 years 2000
=101 Vanuatu 22.6 years 1989
=101 Puerto Rico 22.6 years 1996
=103 Indonesia 22.5 years 2000
=103 Cambodia 22.5 years 1998
=103 Burundi 22.5 years 1990
=106 El Salvador 22.3 years 2000
=106 Haiti 22.3 years 2000
=106 Iraq 22.3 years 1987
=106 Egypt 22.3 years 1996
110 Malta 22.2 years 1985
=111 Estonia 22.1 years 1989
=111 Venezuela 22.1 years 1990
=111 Mauritania 22.1 years 2001
=111 Gabon 22.1 years 2001
=111 Vietnam 22.1 years 1997
=111 Iran 22.1 years 1996
117 Turkey 22 years 1998
=118 Panama 21.9 years 2000
=118 Kyrgyzstan 21.9 years 1999
=120 Maldives 21.8 years 2000
=120 Russia 21.8 years 1989
=122 Palestine 21.7 years 1997
=122 Saudi Arabia 21.7 years 1987
=122 Oman 21.7 years 1995
=122 Kenya 21.7 years 1998
=122 Ukraine 21.7 years 1999
=127 Ecuador 21.5 years 2001
=127 Senegal 21.5 years 1997
=127 Paraguay 21.5 years 1992
130 Nigeria 21.4 years 1999
=131 Dominican Republic 21.3 years 1996
=131 Pakistan 21.3 years 1998
=131 Lesotho 21.3 years 1986
=131 Togo 21.3 years 1998
=135 Tajikistan 21.2 years 1989
=135 Ghana 21.2 years 1998
=137 Moldova 21.1 years 1989
=137 Zimbabwe 21.1 years 1999
=137 Bulgaria 21.1 years 1985
=137 Zambia 21.1 years 1999
141 Costa Rica 20.9 years 1986
=142 Papua New Guinea 20.8 years 1996
=142 Laos 20.8 years 2000
144 Yemen 20.7 years 1997
=145 Madagascar 20.6 years 1997
=145 Uzbekistan 20.6 years 1996
=145 Nicaragua 20.6 years 1998
=148 Ethiopia 20.5 years 2000
=148 Tanzania 20.5 years 1996
=148 Guatemala 20.5 years 1999
=148 Bhutan 20.5 years 1990
152 Honduras 20.4 years 1996
=153 Cameroon 20.2 years 1998
=153 Liberia 20.2 years 1986
=155 India 19.9 years 1999
=155 Benin 19.9 years 1996
157 Sierra Leone 19.8 years 1992
158 Central African Republic 19.7 years 1995
=159 The Gambia 19.6 years 1993
=159 Eritrea 19.6 years 1995
=159 Uganda 19.6 years 2001
162 Nepal 19 years 2001
=163 Burkina Faso 18.9 years 1999
=163 Malawi 18.9 years 2000
=165 Bangladesh 18.7 years 2000
=165 Guinea 18.7 years 1999
167 Mali 18.4 years 1996
168 Chad 18.1 years 1996
169 Mozambique 18 years 1997
170 Sao Tome and Principe 17.8 years 1991
171 Niger 17.6 years 1998

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Years spent single before marriage > Females", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Years-spent-single-before-marriage/Females

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