×

People > Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Minimum legal age at which women can be married without parental consent.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Swaziland 21 2011
=1 Monaco 21 2011
=1 Tuvalu 21 2009
=1 Rwanda 21 2011
=1 Hong Kong 21 2011
=1 Philippines 21 2011
=1 Fiji 21 2011
=1 Suriname 21 2011
=1 Botswana 21 2011
=1 Gabon 21 2005
=1 Lesotho 21 2011
=1 Cook Islands 21 2011
=1 South Africa 21 2011
=1 Puerto Rico 21 2011
=1 Kiribati 21 2011
=1 Grenada 21 2012
=1 Egypt 21 2011
=1 Zambia 21 2011
=1 Honduras 21 2011
=1 Singapore 21 2011
=1 Namibia 21 2011
=22 South Korea 20 2011
=22 Nepal 20 2011
=22 Paraguay 20 2005
=22 China 20 2011
=22 Japan 20 2011
=22 Burma 20 2011
=28 Niue 19 2011
=28 Samoa 19 2005
=28 Algeria 19 2012
=31 Canada 18 2011
=31 Ethiopia 18 2011
=31 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18 2011
=31 Dominica 18 2011
=31 Liberia 18 2011
=31 Netherlands 18 2011
=31 Tanzania 18 2011
=31 Jersey 18 2011
=31 Madagascar 18 2008
=31 Tajikistan 18 2011
=31 Turkey 18 2011
=31 France 18 2011
=31 Norway 18 2011
=31 Malawi 18 2011
=31 Montenegro 18 2011
=31 Dominican Republic 18 2011
=31 Finland 18 2011
=31 Central African Republic 18 2011
=31 Bangladesh 18 2004
=31 Liechtenstein 18 2011
=31 Mauritius 18 2011
=31 Portugal 18 2011
=31 Barbados 18 2011
=31 Isle of Man 18 2011
=31 Panama 18 2011
=31 Costa Rica 18 2011
=31 Gibraltar 18 2011
=31 Ireland 18 2011
=31 Nigeria 18 2011
=31 Ecuador 18 2011
=31 Australia 18 2011
=31 El Salvador 18 2011
=31 Netherlands Antilles 18 2011
=31 Belize 18 2007
=31 Sierra Leone 18 2011
=31 Georgia 18 2011
=31 Denmark 18 2011
=31 Morocco 18 2011
=31 Estonia 18 2011
=31 Colombia 18 2011
=31 Italy 18 2011
=31 Maldives 18 2007
=31 Anguilla 18 2011
=31 Senegal 18 2011
=31 Zimbabwe 18 2011
=31 Jordan 18 2012
=31 Mauritania 18 2007
=31 Trinidad and Tobago 18 2011
=31 Hungary 18 2011
=31 Mexico 18 2011
=31 Republic of Macedonia 18 2011
=31 Serbia 18 2011
=31 Greece 18 2011
=31 Sao Tome and Principe 18 2011
=31 Lithuania 18 2011
=31 Cambodia 18 2011
=31 Aruba 18 2011
=31 Argentina 18 2010
=31 Ghana 18 2011
=31 Cape Verde 18 2006
=31 Slovenia 18 2011
=31 Guatemala 18 2009
=31 The Bahamas 18 2012
=31 Spain 18 2011
=31 Oman 18 2011
=31 Greenland 18 2011
=31 New Zealand 18 2011
=31 Jamaica 18 2011
=31 Macau 18 2011
=31 India 18 2011
=31 Kenya 18 2011
=31 Czech Republic 18 2011
=31 Eritrea 18 2006
=31 Solomon Islands 18 2011
=31 Saint Lucia 18 2006
=31 San Marino 18 2011
=31 Cyprus 18 2011
=31 Mongolia 18 2001
=31 Bermuda 18 2011
=31 Somalia 18 2011
=31 Peru 18 2007
=31 Laos 18 2009
=31 Cote d'Ivoire 18 2011
=31 Benin 18 2005
=31 Tonga 18 2011
=31 Cayman Islands 18 2011
=31 United States 18 2011
=31 Sweden 18 2011
=31 Vietnam 18 2007
=31 Russia 18 2011
=31 Bulgaria 18 2011
=31 Romania 18 2011
=31 Angola 18 2013
=31 Austria 18 2011
=31 Latvia 18 2011
=31 Mozambique 18 2011
=31 Uganda 18 2011
=31 Brazil 18 2011
=31 Brunei 18 2011
=31 Belarus 18 2011
=31 Marshall Islands 18 2011
=31 Chile 18 2011
=31 Belgium 18 2011
=31 Haiti 18 2009
=31 Iraq 18 2011
=31 Croatia 18 2011
=31 Switzerland 18 2011
=31 Seychelles 18 2011
=31 Uruguay 18 2011
=31 Djibouti 18 2011
=31 Antigua and Barbuda 18 1997
=31 Burundi 18 2008
=31 Nicaragua 18 2007
=31 Bhutan 18 2009
=31 Iceland 18 2011
=31 Germany 18 2011
=31 Poland 18 2011
=31 Kyrgyzstan 18 2011
=31 Montserrat 18 2011
=31 New Caledonia 18 2011
=31 Guyana 18 2012
=31 Tunisia 18 2010
=31 Sri Lanka 18 2001
=31 Comoros 18 2011
=155 Burkina Faso 17 2011
=155 Guinea 17 2007
=155 Thailand 17 2006
=155 Uzbekistan 17 2011
=155 Israel 17 2011
=155 Togo 17 2012
=155 Armenia 17 2011
=155 Ukraine 17 2011
=155 Guinea-Bissau 17 2009
=155 Kazakhstan 17 2011
=155 North Korea 17 2005
=166 Turkmenistan 16 2012
=166 Afghanistan 16 2011
=166 Slovakia 16 2011
=166 Vanuatu 16 2007
=166 Nauru 16 2011
=166 Indonesia 16 2011
=166 Luxembourg 16 2011
=166 Andorra 16 2001
=166 Moldova 16 2011
=166 Qatar 16 2011
=166 Papua New Guinea 16 2010
=166 Pakistan 16 2013
=166 Federated States of Micronesia 16 2011
=166 Cuba 16 2011
=166 Saint Kitts and Nevis 16 2011
=166 Malta 16 2011
=182 East Timor 15 2011
=182 Cameroon 15 2000
=182 Yemen 15 2002
=182 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15 2011
=182 Mali 15 2006
=182 Chad 15 2011
=182 Niger 15 2007
=182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 15 2006
=182 Kuwait 15 2011
191 Bolivia 14 2008
=192 Venezuela 12 2011
=192 Equatorial Guinea 12 2004

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without 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/Minimum-legal-age/Without-parental-consent/For-Women

People > Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster

Interesting observations about People > Marriage > Minimum legal age > Without parental consent > For Women

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: