Women who were first married by age 18

percent of women aged 20 to 24, 1985–2016

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Country19851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Afghanistan39.0039.4739.9340.4037.8735.3332.8034.80
Albania7.508.038.559.089.60
Algeria1.801.902.002.102.202.302.402.50
Armenia19.1017.2615.4213.5811.749.909.368.828.287.747.20
Azerbaijan12.2011.9611.7211.4811.2411.00
Bangladesh73.3071.7070.1068.5067.4366.3765.3066.1567.0067.8568.7066.4064.1066.2065.8865.5565.2364.9058.6052.3058.60
Barbados10.70
Belarus6.606.115.635.144.664.173.693.20
Belize25.90
Benin38.8038.3837.9637.5437.1236.7036.2435.7835.3234.8634.4033.9833.5733.1532.7332.3231.90
Bhutan25.80
Bolivia23.7023.9424.1824.4224.6624.9023.9823.0522.1321.2022.1223.0423.9624.8825.8024.9824.1623.3422.5221.70
Bosnia and Herzegovina5.505.174.834.504.173.833.50
Botswana10.00
Brazil21.8021.9922.1822.3722.5622.7522.9423.1323.3223.5123.7024.8926.0827.2728.4629.6530.8432.0333.2234.4135.60
Burkina Faso61.7061.8061.9062.0062.1062.2062.3059.7057.1054.5051.9050.5349.1747.8048.7549.7050.6551.60
Burundi17.3017.3317.3617.3817.4117.4417.4717.4917.5217.5517.5817.6117.6317.6617.6917.7217.7417.7717.8018.3218.8419.3619.8820.40
Cape Verde18.00
Cambodia24.8024.5024.2023.9023.6023.3022.3221.3420.3619.3818.4018.4318.4518.4818.50
Cameroon57.7055.6653.6151.5749.5347.4945.4443.4044.0344.6745.3045.9346.5747.2041.7536.3036.7237.1437.5637.9838.40
Central African Republic57.0057.3357.6557.9858.3158.6458.9659.2959.6259.9560.2760.6062.4364.2566.0867.90
Chad71.4071.4171.4371.4471.4671.4771.4971.5070.9370.3769.8069.2368.6768.1067.8667.6267.3867.1466.90
Colombia23.3022.9822.6522.3322.0022.7223.4424.1624.8825.6024.7623.9223.0822.2421.4021.7422.0822.4222.7623.1023.0823.0623.0423.0223.0023.0823.1623.2423.3223.40
Comoros29.7029.8229.9430.0630.1830.2930.4130.5330.6530.7730.8931.0131.1331.2431.3631.4831.60
Congo (Kinshasa)39.1039.2039.3039.4038.8838.3537.8337.30
Congo (Brazzaville)30.8031.4332.0532.6833.3033.0732.8332.60
Costa Rica21.20
Ivory Coast43.5041.4439.3837.3235.2633.2033.4233.6333.8534.0734.2834.5034.3134.1333.9433.7633.5733.3933.20
Cuba40.4035.6030.8026.00
Djibouti5.40
Dominican Republic34.4033.5632.7231.8831.0430.2031.6833.1634.6436.1237.6035.4033.2031.0034.4037.8041.2040.9840.7540.5340.3039.6040.0040.4040.8039.3737.9336.50
Ecuador26.0025.7825.5525.3325.1124.8824.6624.4424.2123.9923.7623.5423.3223.0922.8722.6522.4222.20
Egypt30.5029.5528.6027.6526.7026.7326.7726.8025.3423.8822.4220.9619.5019.1718.8318.5017.5516.6016.6016.6016.6016.7316.8717.0017.1317.2717.40
El Salvador37.7037.1336.5635.9835.4134.8434.2733.6933.1232.5531.9831.4130.8330.2629.6929.1228.5427.9727.4027.0026.6026.2025.8025.40
Equatorial Guinea29.50
Eritrea54.2053.1752.1451.1150.0949.0648.0347.0046.2145.4344.6443.8543.0642.2841.4940.70
Ethiopia49.1049.1249.1449.1649.1849.2047.8346.4745.1043.7342.3741.00
Gabon33.6032.6331.6530.6829.7028.7327.7526.7825.8024.8323.8522.8821.90
Gambia35.9036.0336.1536.2836.4034.4032.4030.40
Georgia17.2016.5615.9215.2814.6414.00
Ghana40.9040.2439.5838.9238.2637.6037.1836.7636.3435.9235.5033.9832.4630.9429.4227.9025.9323.9722.0023.3024.6023.3022.0020.7020.7020.7020.70
Guatemala41.2040.8840.5540.2339.9039.5839.2538.9338.6037.5336.4535.3834.3034.5334.7735.0034.3333.6632.9932.3131.6430.9730.3030.1730.0329.9029.7729.6329.50
Guinea64.5064.2764.0363.8063.5763.3363.1061.4759.8458.2156.5954.9653.3351.70
Guinea Bissau24.1023.5823.0522.5322.00
Guyana28.2024.0019.8021.4023.00
Haiti23.8023.8623.9223.9824.0424.1025.0726.0327.0027.9728.9329.9027.8325.7723.7021.6319.5717.50
Honduras38.8037.9337.0736.2035.3334.4733.60
India50.2050.1750.1350.1050.0750.0350.0049.6349.2648.8948.5148.1447.7747.40
Indonesia35.1034.8534.6034.3534.1033.0031.9030.8030.4030.0029.6028.7027.8026.9026.0025.1024.2023.6523.1022.5522.0021.0020.0019.0018.0017.0013.60
Iran16.7017.00
Iraq17.0018.4619.9221.3822.8424.30
Jamaica8.608.488.378.258.138.027.90
Jordan16.4015.9915.5715.1614.7414.3313.9113.5013.0212.5412.0611.5811.1010.8010.5010.209.909.609.9010.209.609.008.40
Kazakhstan18.5017.4816.4515.4314.4013.3912.3711.3610.349.338.317.307.066.826.586.346.10
Kenya31.0030.2829.5528.8328.1027.4026.7026.0025.3024.6024.6024.6024.6024.6024.6024.9025.2025.5025.8026.1026.4025.7025.0024.3023.6022.90
Kiribati20.30
Kyrgyzstan21.2020.0018.8017.6016.4015.2014.0012.8011.6010.409.979.539.108.678.237.809.7011.60
Laos35.40
Lebanon6.10
Lesotho23.0022.1621.3220.4819.6418.8018.5018.2017.9017.6017.30
Liberia48.4047.9047.4046.9046.4045.9045.4044.9044.4043.9043.4042.9042.4041.9041.4040.9040.4039.9039.4038.9038.4037.9037.5737.2336.9036.5736.2335.90
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)3.604.154.705.255.806.356.90
Madagascar36.9037.6038.3039.0039.7040.4040.1739.9439.7139.4939.2639.0338.8040.6842.5644.4446.3248.2046.4544.7042.9541.20
Malawi54.9053.9052.9051.9050.9049.9048.9047.9046.9047.4047.9048.4048.9049.5550.2050.0549.9049.7549.6048.7847.9547.1346.3044.2042.10
Maldives3.90
Mali78.1077.1976.2875.3774.4673.5472.6371.7270.8169.9069.0068.1067.2066.3065.4066.4467.4868.5269.5670.6066.7062.8058.9055.0056.5358.0759.60
Marshall Islands26.30
Mauritania37.2036.9036.6036.3036.0035.7035.4035.1334.8534.5834.30
Mexico27.6027.3427.0826.8326.5726.3126.0525.7925.5425.2825.0224.7624.5124.2523.9923.7323.4723.2222.9622.7022.7722.8322.90
Moldova18.9017.9416.9916.0315.0714.1113.1612.20
Mongolia9.006.453.904.304.70
Montenegro4.804.804.764.714.674.634.594.544.50
Morocco24.0022.8821.7620.6419.5218.4018.1917.9817.7817.5717.3617.1516.9416.7316.5316.3216.1115.90
Mozambique56.6056.4856.3756.2556.1356.0255.9055.0854.2653.4452.6251.8056.2052.2048.20
Burma (Myanmar)16.00
Namibia11.4011.2011.0010.8010.6010.4010.2010.009.809.639.469.299.118.948.778.608.328.037.757.477.186.90
Nauru26.80
Nepal60.3059.4658.6257.7856.9456.1055.1654.2253.2852.3451.4049.2647.1244.9842.8440.7039.3337.9736.60
Nicaragua50.3047.9745.6343.3042.7642.2241.6841.1440.6040.60
Niger83.5082.3581.2080.0578.9077.7576.6076.3476.0875.8175.5575.2975.0374.7674.5074.8075.1075.4075.7076.0076.30
Nigeria51.9050.5349.1747.8046.4345.0743.7042.3340.9739.6040.5341.4542.3843.3042.5241.7440.9640.1839.4039.2739.1339.0040.9042.80
Pakistan31.6031.1330.6530.1829.7029.2328.7528.2827.8027.3326.8526.3825.9025.4324.9524.4824.0023.5023.0022.5022.0021.5021.00
Panama26.40
Papua New Guinea21.30
Paraguay24.2023.7523.3022.8522.4021.9521.5021.0520.6020.1519.7019.2518.8018.3517.90
Peru19.9019.5319.1718.8018.4318.0717.7018.6019.5020.4021.3020.6520.0019.3518.7018.5018.3018.1017.9017.7017.5017.5017.5019.0020.1018.8019.1018.8518.60
Philippines14.2014.2814.3614.4414.5214.6014.4814.3614.2414.1214.0014.0414.0814.1214.1614.2014.3614.5214.6814.8415.00
Qatar4.20
Rwanda14.8015.3915.9816.5617.1517.7418.3318.9119.5018.2617.0215.7814.5413.3012.2611.2210.189.148.107.847.587.327.066.80
Samoa10.80
Saint Thomas and Principe33.4033.7334.0734.40
Senegal58.8057.2155.6354.0452.4650.8749.2947.7044.8041.9039.0036.1036.4636.8337.1937.5537.9138.2838.6439.0037.9836.9735.9534.9333.9232.9031.3529.8032.30
Serbia5.805.605.405.205.004.403.803.20
Sierra Leone55.6053.0350.4747.9045.8043.7042.1040.5038.90
Solomon Islands22.40
Somalia45.30
South Africa7.907.446.986.526.065.60
South Sudan51.50
Sri Lanka13.7013.6113.5113.4213.3213.2313.1313.0412.9412.8512.7512.6612.5612.4712.3712.2812.1812.0911.9911.9011.80
Saint Lucia7.50
Sudan26.9027.3427.7928.2328.6829.1229.5630.0130.4530.8931.3431.7832.2332.6733.1133.5634.0033.7333.4533.1832.90
Suriname19.1019.0318.9518.8818.80
Swaziland5.005.506.006.50
Syria13.30
Tajikistan12.7012.5412.3912.2312.0711.9111.7611.60
Tanzania36.6037.9539.3038.7038.1038.5038.9039.3038.5037.7036.9036.1035.3041.1040.0038.9037.8037.3536.9034.0031.1030.9530.8030.6530.50
Thailand20.5020.4520.4120.3620.3120.2620.2220.1720.1220.0720.0319.9819.9319.8819.8419.7919.7419.6919.6519.6020.0220.4320.8521.2721.6822.10
Timor Leste18.90
Togo43.6042.2940.9839.6738.3637.0535.7434.4333.1231.8130.5029.7328.9528.1827.4026.6325.8525.0824.3024.5324.7524.9825.2024.3523.5022.6521.80
Tonga5.60
Trinidad and Tobago34.4033.0231.6330.2528.8627.4826.0924.7123.3321.9420.5619.1717.7916.4115.0213.6412.2510.879.488.10
Tunisia9.709.369.038.698.358.017.687.347.006.666.335.995.655.314.984.644.303.963.633.292.952.612.281.941.60
Turkey23.3023.2423.1823.1223.0623.0022.0821.1620.2419.3218.4017.5216.6415.7614.8814.0014.1414.2814.4214.5614.70
Turkmenistan9.108.808.508.207.907.607.30
Tuvalu9.90
Uganda52.6052.8553.1053.3553.6053.8554.1054.0754.0354.0053.9753.9353.9053.2852.6552.0351.4046.3044.9843.6642.3441.0239.70
Ukraine14.2012.9011.6010.309.007.706.408.159.909.749.589.429.269.10
Uruguay24.60
Uzbekistan15.3014.9014.5014.1013.7013.3012.9011.4810.058.637.20
Vanuatu27.1026.1525.2024.2523.3022.3521.40
Vietnam12.4012.1411.8811.6211.3611.1010.8010.5010.2010.4010.189.969.749.529.309.7310.1710.60
West Bank and Gaza18.9019.1819.4719.7520.0320.3220.6019.2817.9516.6315.30
Yemen49.2049.0448.8848.7248.5648.4046.6144.8243.0341.2439.4637.6735.8834.0932.3032.3032.3032.3032.3032.3032.3031.90
Zambia43.3043.5343.7543.9844.2043.8543.5043.1542.8042.4542.1042.0041.9041.8041.7041.6040.1438.6937.2335.7734.3132.8631.40
Zimbabwe33.1032.7532.4032.0531.7031.3531.0030.5430.0829.6229.1628.7029.4030.1030.8031.5032.2032.9033.6032.4331.2730.1030.3030.5031.5032.5033.5032.40

Women who were first married by age 18 refers to the percentage of women ages 20-24 who were first married by age 18.

Source: World Bank Gender Statistics