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

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STAT United States Venezuela HISTORY
Childless women, aged 40-44 18%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Venezuela
8%
Ranked 10th.

Contraception use among married women > Any method 76.4%
Ranked 4th. 9% more than Venezuela
70.3%
Ranked 7th.

Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 76.4%
Ranked 4th. 9% more than Venezuela
70.3%
Ranked 7th.

Contraception use among married women > Condom 11.8%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Venezuela
3.4%
Ranked 11th.

Marriageable age > Females 18
Ranked 36th. The same as Venezuela
18
Ranked 2nd.
Marriageable age > Males 18
Ranked 37th. The same as Venezuela
18
Ranked 2nd.
Marriageable age > Notes 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 15 for females and 16 for males with parental consent.
Marriages 2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Venezuela
103,004
Ranked 21st.

Marriages per thousand people 6.8
Ranked 27th. 95% more than Venezuela
3.49
Ranked 72nd.

Teen marriage rate > Men 1.5
Ranked 3rd.
5.1
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
Teen marriage rate > Women 2.8
Ranked 13th.
17.1
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
Total divorces 877,000
Ranked 2nd. 181 times more than Venezuela
4,852
Ranked 42nd.

Total divorces per thousand people 2.81
Ranked 8th. 8 times more than Venezuela
0.332
Ranked 71st.

Women denied family planning 8%
Ranked 16th.
18.9%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
Years spent single before marriage > Females 26.3 years
Ranked 8th. 19% more than Venezuela
22.1 years
Ranked 12th.
Years spent single before marriage > Males 28.6 years
Ranked 8th. 13% more than Venezuela
25.4 years
Ranked 12th.
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 18
Ranked 52nd. 50% more than Venezuela
12
Ranked 144th.
Contraception use among married women > Condom > Percentage 11.8%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Venezuela
3.4%
Ranked 11th.

Contraception use among married women > Modern methods 70.4%
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Venezuela
61.7%
Ranked 6th.

Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 18
Ranked 60th. 50% more than Venezuela
12
Ranked 145th.
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 70.4%
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Venezuela
61.7%
Ranked 6th.

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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