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People > Marriage > Years being single before marriage > Women: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average age of women at their first marriage.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Martinique 33.3 1999
2 Jamaica 33.2 2001
3 French Polynesia 33.1 2007
4 Dominica 32.5 2001
5 French Guiana 32 2006
6 New Caledonia 31.9 2004
=7 Norway 31.8 2010
=7 Barbados 31.8 1990
=7 Ireland 31.8 2011
=7 United Kingdom 31.8 2009
11 Germany 31.7 2011
=12 France 31.6 2009
=12 Guadeloupe 31.6 1999
14 Netherlands 31.5 2011
=15 Greenland 31.4 2011
=15 Sweden 31.4 2010
17 Saint Kitts and Nevis 31.3 1980
18 Libya 31.2 2006
19 Hungary 31.1 2010
=20 Denmark 31 2011
=20 Austria 31 2011
=20 Grenada 31 1991
=20 Reunion 31 2006
=24 Slovenia 30.7 2011
=24 Faeroe Islands 30.7 2008
=24 Belgium 30.7 2009
=27 Italy 30.6 2010
=27 Bermuda 30.6 2010
=27 South Africa 30.6 2011
30 Hong Kong 30.3 2006
=31 Finland 30.2 2010
=31 Netherlands Antilles 30.2 2001
=31 Czech Republic 30.2 2011
34 Latvia 29.9 2011
35 Switzerland 29.8 2009
=36 Australia 29.7 2006
=36 Japan 29.7 2010
=36 Brazil 29.7 2010
=39 Liechtenstein 29.6 2010
=39 Cook Islands 29.6 1996
41 Algeria 29.5 2002
42 Spain 29.3 2001
=43 Slovakia 29.1 2010
=43 Lithuania 29.1 2011
=45 South Korea 28.8 2005
=45 Suriname 28.8 2004
=45 San Marino 28.8 2005
48 Tunisia 28.7 2004
49 Anguilla 28.6 2001
=50 Aruba 28.5 2010
=50 Montserrat 28.5 1980
52 British Virgin Islands 28.4 1991
=53 Lebanon 28.3 2007
=53 Namibia 28.3 2006
55 Malta 28.2 2010
56 Trinidad and Tobago 28.1 2000
57 Cayman Islands 28 2010
=58 Cyprus 27.9 2011
=58 Singapore 27.9 2010
=60 Luxembourg 27.8 2001
=60 Iceland 27.8 2010
=62 Macau 27.7 2011
=62 Djibouti 27.7 2002
=64 Virgin Islands 27.5 1990
=64 Kuwait 27.5 2005
=66 The Bahamas 27.4 2000
=66 Chile 27.4 2011
=68 Greece 26.9 2001
=68 United States 26.9 2009
70 Gibraltar 26.8 2001
=71 Canada 26.6 2006
=71 Palau 26.6 2005
=71 Romania 26.6 2011
74 Swaziland 26.5 2007
=75 Morocco 26.4 2004
=75 Botswana 26.4 2001
77 Bahrain 26.3 2001
=78 Montenegro 26.2 2003
=78 Israel 26.2 2009
=78 Bulgaria 26.2 2011
=78 Croatia 26.2 2001
82 Burma 26.1 2007
83 Serbia 25.9 2002
=84 Malaysia 25.7 2010
=84 American Samoa 25.7 2000
=84 Antigua and Barbuda 25.7 2001
=87 Portugal 25.6 2001
=87 New Zealand 25.6 2006
=87 Tonga 25.6 2006
90 North Korea 25.5 2008
=91 Qatar 25.4 2010
=91 Syria 25.4 2001
=93 United Arab Emirates 25.3 2005
=93 Poland 25.3 2002
=95 Turks and Caicos Islands 25.2 2001
=95 Seychelles 25.2 2002
=97 Albania 25.1 2011
=97 Kazakhstan 25.1 2009
99 Brunei 25 2001
=100 Oman 24.8 2003
=100 Uruguay 24.8 2011
=102 Jordan 24.7 2009
=102 China 24.7 2010
=104 Argentina 24.6 2010
=104 Saudi Arabia 24.6 2007
=104 Belarus 24.6 2009
107 Estonia 24.5 2000
=108 Rwanda 24.4 2010
=108 Philippines 24.4 2007
=108 Guam 24.4 1990
=108 Azerbaijan 24.4 2009
=108 Armenia 24.4 2010
=108 Russia 24.4 2010
114 Wallis and Futuna 24.3 1996
=115 Palestine 24.2 2007
=115 Turkey 24.2 2008
=115 Mongolia 24.2 2010
=118 Thailand 24.1 2000
=118 Lesotho 24.1 2006
=118 Puerto Rico 24.1 2000
121 Samoa 24 2009
122 Costa Rica 23.9 2011
=123 Sri Lanka 23.6 2007
=123 Comoros 23.6 1996
=125 Peru 23.5 2007
=125 Iran 23.5 2011
=127 Turkmenistan 23.4 2000
=127 Georgia 23.4 2005
=127 Ghana 23.4 2008
130 Kyrgyzstan 23.2 2009
=131 East Timor 23.1 2009
=131 Ukraine 23.1 2007
133 Mexico 23 2010
=134 Fiji 22.9 1996
=134 Paraguay 22.9 2004
=136 Cape Verde 22.8 2005
=136 Saint Lucia 22.8 2001
=136 Iraq 22.8 2007
=136 Bhutan 22.8 2007
=140 Liberia 22.7 2008
=140 Venezuela 22.7 2001
=140 Bolivia 22.7 2008
=140 Pakistan 22.7 2007
=140 Vietnam 22.7 2009
=140 Egypt 22.7 2008
=146 Vanuatu 22.6 1989
=146 Mauritius 22.6 2000
148 El Salvador 22.5 2007
149 Maldives 22.4 2009
150 Indonesia 22.3 2010
=151 Colombia 22.2 2010
=151 Sudan 22.2 2008
=151 Yemen 22.2 2003
=151 Haiti 22.2 2006
=155 Tajikistan 22.1 2010
=155 Gabon 22.1 2000
=155 Burundi 22.1 2010
=155 Mayotte 22.1 2007
=159 Cambodia 22 2010
=159 Kenya 22 2008
=161 Moldova 21.9 2005
=161 Cote d'Ivoire 21.9 1998
=163 Ecuador 21.8 2010
=163 Mauritania 21.8 2000
=165 Equatorial Guinea 21.7 1983
=165 Laos 21.7 2005
=167 Panama 21.6 2010
=167 Nigeria 21.6 2008
=167 Senegal 21.6 2010
=167 Guatemala 21.6 2002
=171 Afghanistan 21.5 2010
=171 Tuvalu 21.5 2007
=171 Guyana 21.5 2009
174 Papua New Guinea 21.4 2006
=175 Cameroon 21.3 2011
=175 Togo 21.3 1998
=175 Honduras 21.3 2005
=178 Ethiopia 21.2 2011
=178 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 21.2 2002
=180 Cuba 21.1 2002
=180 Zambia 21.1 2007
=182 Tanzania 21 2010
=182 Dominican Republic 21 2007
=182 Belize 21 2000
=182 Nicaragua 21 2007
=186 Solomon Islands 20.9 2007
=186 Kiribati 20.9 2009
=188 Marshall Islands 20.8 2007
=188 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.8 2007
190 South Sudan 20.7 2008
=191 Uzbekistan 20.6 1996
=191 Zimbabwe 20.6 2010
=191 Eritrea 20.6 2002
=194 Sierra Leone 20.5 2008
=194 Sao Tome and Principe 20.5 2008
=194 Benin 20.5 2006
=197 Nauru 20.2 2007
=197 India 20.2 2006
199 Uganda 20 2011
200 Nepal 19.9 2011
=201 Malawi 19.6 2010
=201 Gambia 19.6 1993
203 Burkina Faso 19.5 2010
=204 Central African Republic 19.4 1994
=204 Angola 19.4 1970
206 Guinea 19.3 2005
207 Madagascar 19 2008
208 Mozambique 18.9 2007
209 Bangladesh 18.6 2011
210 Chad 18.3 2004
211 Western Sahara 18 1970
212 Mali 17.8 2006
213 Niger 17.6 2006

Citation

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

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