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STAT Spain United States HISTORY
Contraception use among married women > Any method 65.7%
Ranked 11th.
76.4%
Ranked 4th. 16% more than Spain

Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 65.7%
Ranked 11th.
76.4%
Ranked 4th. 16% more than Spain

Contraception use among married women > Condom 24.8%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 5th.

Marriageable age > Females 18
Ranked 9th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 36th.
Marriageable age > Males 18
Ranked 9th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 37th.
Marriages 163,074
Ranked 9th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Spain

Marriages per thousand people 3.53
Ranked 44th.
6.8
Ranked 27th. 93% more than Spain

Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 14 13
Sperm donation laws > Children per donor 6 children No enforced national limit - guidelines recommend 25 births per population of 850,000
Teen marriage rate > Men 0.4
Ranked 9th.
1.5
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Spain
Teen marriage rate > Women 1.2
Ranked 14th.
2.8
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Spain
Total divorces 103,290
Ranked 12th.
877,000
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Spain

Total divorces per thousand people 2.24
Ranked 25th.
2.81
Ranked 8th. 26% more than Spain

Women denied family planning 11.8%
Ranked 12th. 48% more than United States
8%
Ranked 16th.

Years spent single before marriage > Females 26 years
Ranked 12th.
26.3 years
Ranked 8th. 1% more than Spain
Marriageable age > Notes 16 with parental consent. 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
Years spent single before marriage > Males 28.4 years
Ranked 13th.
28.6 years
Ranked 8th. 1% more than Spain
Minimum marrying age > With parental consent > For Men 14
Ranked 84th. The same as United States
14
Ranked 83th.
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 18
Ranked 69th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 52nd.
Sperm donation laws > Allowed recipients Everyone Everyone
Sperm donation laws > Donor anonymity date=November 2012}}</ref> varies
Sperm donation laws > Donor payment no data varies
Contraception use among married women > Condom > Percentage 24.8%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 5th.

Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 62.3%
Ranked 9th.
70.4%
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than Spain

Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 18
Ranked 79th. The same as United States
18
Ranked 60th.
Minimum marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 14
Ranked 84th. 8% more than United States
13
Ranked 91st.
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 62.3%
Ranked 9th.
70.4%
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than Spain

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; Wikipedia: Sperm donation laws by country (Overview table); 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; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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