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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: People > Marriage, divorce and children stats

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STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Contraception use among married women > Any method 54.3%
Ranked 24th.
76.4%
Ranked 4th. 41% more than Japan

Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 54.3%
Ranked 24th.
76.4%
Ranked 4th. 41% more than Japan

Contraception use among married women > Condom 40.7%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 5th.

Marriageable age > Females 20
Ranked 4th. 11% more than United States
18
Ranked 36th.
Marriageable age > Males 20
Ranked 8th. 11% more than United States
18
Ranked 37th.
Marriageable age > Notes url= http://tokyo.usembassy.gov/e/acs/tacs-7114a.html |title=American Citizen Services | Embassy of the United States Tokyo, Japan |publisher=Tokyo.usembassy.gov |date=2012-10-17 |accessdate=2013-01-14}}</ref> Generally 18, but varies by state. Most states allow minors to marry with judicial and/or parental consent. Main article: Age of marriage in United States of America
Marriages 661,895
Ranked 6th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Japan

Marriages per thousand people 5.18
Ranked 48th.
6.8
Ranked 27th. 31% more than Japan

Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 16 13
Teen marriage rate > Men 0.3
Ranked 22nd.
1.5
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Japan
Teen marriage rate > Women 0.6
Ranked 28th.
2.8
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than Japan
Total divorces 235,719
Ranked 4th.
877,000
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Japan

Total divorces per thousand people 1.84
Ranked 39th.
2.81
Ranked 8th. 53% more than Japan

Years spent single before marriage > Females 28.6 years
Ranked 5th. 9% more than United States
26.3 years
Ranked 8th.
Years spent single before marriage > Males 30.8 years
Ranked 5th. 8% more than United States
28.6 years
Ranked 8th.
Minimum marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 16
Ranked 22nd. 23% more than United States
13
Ranked 91st.
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 20
Ranked 26th. 11% more than United States
18
Ranked 60th.
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 44.4%
Ranked 20th.
70.4%
Ranked 3rd. 59% more than Japan

Contraception use among married women > Condom > Percentage 40.7%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 5th.

Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 44.4%
Ranked 20th.
70.4%
Ranked 3rd. 59% more than Japan

Minimum marrying age > With parental consent > For Men 18
Ranked 6th. 29% more than United States
14
Ranked 83th.
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 20
Ranked 20th. 11% more than United States
18
Ranked 52nd.

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Wikipedia: Marriageable age (Africa); Wikipedia: Marriageable age (South America); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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