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Afghanistan

Afghani Marriage, divorce and children Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Children left in inadequate care > Female 39% 2011 5th out of 40
Children left in inadequate care > Male 42% 2011 4th out of 40
Children left in inadequate care > Total 40% 2011 5th out of 40
Contraception use among married women > Any method 21.8% 2010 18th out of 24
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 21.8% 2010 18th out of 24
Contraception use among married women > Condom 1.7% 2010 18th out of 22
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 16.3% 2010 17th out of 23
Marriageable age > Females 16 2014 27th out of 32
Marriageable age > Males 18 2014 13th out of 32
Marriageable age > Notes In some cases, even younger girls are forced to marry at the age of 8. 2014
Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 15 2011
Minimum marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 15 2011 79th out of 92
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 18 2011 126th out of 145
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 16 2011 139th out of 144
Teen marriage rate > Women 17.3 2010 9th out of 37

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Afghanistan People > Marriage, divorce and children Profiles (Subcategories)

Children left in inadequate care 3 Minimum legal age 3
Contraception use among married women 6