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People > Marriage > Percent married > All > Female > Aged 15-19: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percent of people aged 15-19 years who are or have been married or in a marriage-like union recognized by the law or customs of their country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 75.3% 1988
2 Bangladesh 51.3% 1991
3 Iceland 50% 2004
4 Mozambique 44.9% 1997
5 Mali 43.6% 1987
6 Malawi 42.5% 1987
7 Central African Republic 41.8% 1988
8 The Gambia 38.4% 1993
9 Nigeria 36.1% 1991
10 India 35.7% 1991
=11 Nepal 33.6% 2001
=11 Burkina Faso 33.6% 1991
13 Senegal 30.9% 1993
14 Ethiopia 30.8% 1994
15 Uganda 29.7% 2002
16 Tanzania 29.4% 1988
17 Zambia 28.3% 2000
18 Madagascar 27.4% 1993
19 Nicaragua 25.8% 2003
20 Dominican Republic 24.6% 2002
21 Guatemala 24.2% 1990
22 Yemen 23.9% 1994
23 Cuba 23.1% 2002
24 Panama 22% 2000
25 Ecuador 21.9% 2001
26 Zimbabwe 21.1% 2002
27 Sudan 20.4% 1993
28 Sao Tome and Principe 19.9% 1991
29 Laos 19.7% 1995
30 Ghana 19.6% 2000
31 Kenya 18.8% 1989
32 Colombia 17.8% 1993
33 Iran 17.7% 1996
34 Venezuela 17% 2001
35 Comoros 16.5% 1991
36 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.4% 2002
37 Brazil 16.1% 2000
=38 Gabon 15.9% 1993
=38 El Salvador 15.9% 1992
40 Iraq 15.3% 1997
41 Egypt 14.3% 1996
42 Marshall Islands 14.2% 1999
43 Palestine 13.5% 2004
44 Pakistan 13.4% 2003
=45 Mexico 13.3% 2003
=45 Indonesia 13.3% 2000
=45 Fiji 13.3% 1986
48 Kuwait 13.2% 1996
49 Bolivia 13.1% 2001
50 Turkey 12.9% 2000
=51 Uruguay 12.8% 1996
=51 Morocco 12.8% 1994
53 Argentina 12.4% 1991
54 Maldives 12% 2000
=55 Paraguay 11.9% 2002
=55 Puerto Rico 11.9% 2000
57 Vanuatu 11.8% 1989
58 Chile 11.7% 1992
59 Moldova 11.6% 1989
=60 Costa Rica 11.5% 2003
=60 Kyrgyzstan 11.5% 1999
=60 Tajikistan 11.5% 1989
63 Vietnam 11.3% 1989
64 Thailand 11.1% 2000
65 Uzbekistan 11% 1989
66 Russia 10.9% 1989
=67 Tuvalu 10.7% 2002
=67 Burma 10.7% 1991
69 Cambodia 10.5% 2004
70 Federated States of Micronesia 10.2% 1994
71 Bulgaria 10% 2001
72 Mauritius 9.8% 2000
=73 Albania 9.6% 2001
=73 Philippines 9.6% 1995
=73 Algeria 9.6% 1987
=76 Haiti 9.1% 1996
=76 Republic of Macedonia 9.1% 1994
78 Swaziland 9% 1991
=79 Jordan 8.9% 2004
=79 Palau 8.9% 1995
81 Trinidad and Tobago 8.8% 1990
82 Saudi Arabia 8.7% 2004
83 Romania 8.6% 2003
=84 Armenia 7.9% 2001
=84 Belize 7.9% 1991
86 Azerbaijan 7.5% 1989
87 Kazakhstan 7.4% 1999
88 Burundi 6.8% 1990
89 Cape Verde 6.7% 1990
=90 Brunei 6.6% 2001
=90 Namibia 6.6% 1991
=92 Seychelles 6.3% 2002
=92 Belarus 6.3% 1999
94 United States 5.9% 2000
95 Cayman Islands 5.8% 1989
96 Mongolia 5.6% 2000
97 Botswana 5.3% 2001
=98 Serbia 5.2% 2002
=98 Serbia and Montenegro 5.2% 2002
100 Tonga 5% 1996
101 Malaysia 4.9% 2000
102 American Samoa 4.7% 1990
103 Portugal 4.6% 2001
104 South Africa 4.5% 1991
105 Northern Mariana Islands 4.3% 1990
106 Bahrain 4.2% 2001
107 Scotland 3.9% 1985
=108 Israel 3.7% 2004
=108 The Bahamas 3.7% 1990
=110 Qatar 3.6% 2004
=110 Greece 3.6% 2001
112 Malta 3.1% 1985
113 Tunisia 3% 1994
=114 Canada 2.9% 2004
=114 Austria 2.9% 2001
116 Cyprus 2.8% 2001
=117 Croatia 2.4% 2001
=117 Spain 2.4% 1991
119 Lithuania 2.3% 2001
=120 Cook Islands 2.2% 1996
=120 West Germany 2.2% 1989
=120 East Germany 2.2% 1989
=123 Aruba 2.1% 2000
=123 Wallis and Futuna 2.1% 1996
125 Slovakia 1.8% 2003
126 Poland 1.6% 2002
=127 Liechtenstein 1.5% 2003
=127 French Polynesia 1.5% 1996
=129 Luxembourg 1.4% 2001
=129 Anguilla 1.4% 2001
=131 Latvia 1.3% 2002
=131 Jersey 1.3% 1996
=131 British Virgin Islands 1.3% 1991
=131 Northern Ireland 1.3% 1991
=135 China 1.2% 2000
=135 Reunion 1.2% 1999
=137 Switzerland 1.1% 2004
=137 Gibraltar 1.1% 2001
=137 Guernsey 1.1% 2001
=137 New Zealand 1.1% 1991
=141 Hungary 1% 2004
=141 Belgium 1% 2004
=141 Isle of Man 1% 2001
=141 Australia 1% 2001
=141 Macau 1% 2001
=141 Singapore 1% 2000
=141 Faroe Islands 1% 1992
148 Japan 0.9% 2000
=149 Netherlands Antilles 0.8% 2001
=149 Guadeloupe 0.8% 1999
=149 French Guiana 0.8% 1999
=149 United Kingdom 0.8% 1997
=153 Germany 0.7% 2004
=153 Italy 0.7% 2004
=153 Hong Kong 0.7% 2001
=153 South Korea 0.7% 2000
=153 Saint Lucia 0.7% 1991
=153 Jamaica 0.7% 1991
159 Monaco 0.6% 2000
=160 Netherlands 0.5% 2004
=160 Finland 0.5% 2004
=160 Sweden 0.5% 2004
=160 Greenland 0.5% 2000
=164 Czech Republic 0.4% 2004
=164 Norway 0.4% 2004
=164 New Caledonia 0.4% 2002
=164 Bermuda 0.4% 2000
=164 Martinique 0.4% 1999
=169 France 0.3% 2004
=169 San Marino 0.3% 2003
=169 Ireland 0.3% 2002
=172 Slovenia 0.2% 2004
=172 Denmark 0.2% 2004
=172 Dominica 0.2% 2001
=175 Saint Helena 0.0 1996
=175 Pitcairn Islands 0.0 1993
=175 Niue 0.0 1986

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