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Jamaica

Jamaica Marriage, divorce and children Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Children left in inadequate care > Total 4% 2011 36th out of 40
Contraception use among married women > Any method 69% 2003 6th out of 22
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 69% 2003 6th out of 22
Contraception use among married women > Condom 24% 2003 1st out of 22
Contraception use among married women > Modern methods > Percentage 66.2% 2003 4th out of 22
Marriages 20,175 2012 34th out of 50
Marriages per thousand people 7.44 2012 10th out of 50
Minimum legal marrying age > With parental consent > For Women 16 2011
Teen marriage rate > Men 0.2 2001 16th out of 18
Teen marriage rate > Women 0.5 2001 17th out of 18
Total divorces 2,409 2012 30th out of 36
Total divorces per thousand people 0.888 2012 33th out of 36
Women denied family planning 11.7% 2003 8th out of 13
Years spent single before marriage > Females 33.2 years 1991 2nd out of 20
Years spent single before marriage > Males 34.6 years 1991 2nd out of 20

SOURCES: United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division; 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. 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

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

Children left in inadequate care 3 Minimum legal age 4
Contraception use among married women 6