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Australian Marriage, divorce and children Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Contraception use among married women > Any method 72.3% 2005 11th out of 42
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 72.3% 2005 11th out of 42
Contraception use among married women > Condom 14.6% 2005 10th out of 41
Marriageable age > Females 18 2014 37th out of 47
Marriageable age > Males 18 2014 38th out of 47
Marriageable age > Notes 16 with permission from a court and both parents (only granted in exceptional circumstances). 2014
Marriages 121,752 2011 19th out of 84
Marriages per thousand people 5.45 2011 38th out of 83
Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 16 2011
Sperm donation laws > Children per donor Australian Capital Territory : no data New South Wales : 5 families Northern Territory : no data Queensland : no data South Australia : no data Tasmania : no data Victoria : 10 families 2014
Teen marriage rate > Men 0.4 2006 12th out of 15
Teen marriage rate > Women 0.8 2006 15th out of 16
Total divorces 48,935 2011 16th out of 71
Total divorces per thousand people 2.19 2011 27th out of 70
Years spent single before marriage > Females 28.7 years 2000 4th out of 26

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

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