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People > Marriage, divorce and children Stats: compare key data on Thailand & United States

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STAT Thailand United States HISTORY
Childless women, aged 40-44 4%
Ranked 16th.
18%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Thailand

Contraception use among married women > Any method 79.6%
Ranked 4th. 4% more than United States
76.4%
Ranked 4th.

Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 79.6%
Ranked 4th. 4% more than United States
76.4%
Ranked 4th.

Contraception use among married women > Condom 2.3%
Ranked 14th.
11.8%
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Thailand

Marriageable age > Females 17
Ranked 22nd.
18
Ranked 36th. 6% more than Thailand
Marriageable age > Males 17
Ranked 30th.
18
Ranked 37th. 6% more than Thailand
Marriageable age > Notes url= http://www.siam-legal.com/Thailand_Service/thailand-marriage-laws.php |title=Marriage Registration in Thailand | Siam Legal International |publisher=Siam-legal.com |date= |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 470,751
Ranked 6th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Thailand

Marriages per thousand people 7.98
Ranked 21st. 17% more than United States
6.8
Ranked 27th.

Teen marriage rate > Men 3.4
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
1.5
Ranked 3rd.
Teen marriage rate > Women 11.2
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
2.8
Ranked 13th.
Total divorces 22,485
Ranked 19th.
877,000
Ranked 2nd. 39 times more than Thailand

Total divorces per thousand people 0.485
Ranked 65th.
2.81
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Thailand

Women denied family planning 3.1%
Ranked 13th.
8%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Thailand

Years spent single before marriage > Females 23.5 years
Ranked 10th.
26.3 years
Ranked 8th. 12% more than Thailand
Years spent single before marriage > Males 26 years
Ranked 10th.
28.6 years
Ranked 8th. 10% more than Thailand
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 17
Ranked 4th.
18
Ranked 52nd. 6% more than Thailand
Contraception use among married women > Condom > Percentage 2.3%
Ranked 14th.
11.8%
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Thailand

Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 77.5%
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than United States
70.4%
Ranked 3rd.

Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 17
Ranked 6th.
18
Ranked 60th. 6% more than Thailand
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 77.5%
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than United States
70.4%
Ranked 3rd.

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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. 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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