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Last update: Jan 2013

Percentage of women aged 20–24 who were first married/in union before the age of 18

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Country or territory Total Residence Wealth Index Quintile Source
Urban Rural Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Afghanistan403043-----MICS 2010-11
Albania10-------DHS 2008-09
Algeria222-----MICS 2006
Andorra--------
Angola--------
Antigua and Barbuda--------
Argentina--------
Armenia7-------DHS 2010
Australia--------
Austria--------
Azerbaijan12101517141598DHS 2006
Bahamas--------
Bahrain--------
Bangladesh6653708377736853DHS 2007
Barbados--------
Belarus7610169852MICS 2005
Belgium--------
Belize262329-----MICS 2011
Benin3419475751452711DHS 2006
Bhutan261731-----MICS 2010
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)22-------DHS 2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina627334514MICS 2006
Botswana---------
Brazil36-------PNDS 2006
Brunei Darussalam--------
Bulgaria--------
Burkina Faso52-------DHS 2010
Burundi20-------DHS 2010
Cambodia18-------DHS 2010
Cameroon3623577154472811MICS 2006
Canada--------
Cape Verde18-------DHS 2005
Central African Republic686670-----MICS 2010 prelim
Chad685473-----MICS 2010
Chile--------
China--------
Colombia232036-----DHS 2010
Comoros--------
Congo33-------AIS 2009
Cook Islands--------
Costa Rica--------
Côte d'Ivoire3527434743433118AIS 2005
Croatia--------
Cuba403751-----MICS 2010-11
Cyprus--------
Czech Republic--------
Democratic People's Republic of Korea--------
Democratic Republic of the Congo392745-----MICS 2010
Denmark--------
Djibouti5513-----MICS 2006
Dominica--------
Dominican Republic41-------ENHOGAR 2009-10
Ecuador22-------ENDEMAIN 2004
Egypt17922372923168DHS 2008
El Salvador25-------FESAL 2008
Equatorial Guinea--------
Eritrea4731604664664821DHS 2002
Estonia--------
Ethiopia41-------DHS 2011
Fiji--------
Finland--------
France--------
Gabon34x30494743273126DHS 2000
Gambia362451-----MICS 2010 prelim
Georgia14-------RHS 2010
Germany--------
Ghana211232-----MICS 2011 prelim
Greece--------
Grenada--------
Guatemala30-------ENSMI 2008/09
Guinea6345757974755546DHS 2005
Guinea-Bissau221232-----MICS 2010 prelim
Guyana23-------DHS 2009
Haiti3027333832323519DHS 2005-06
Holy See--------
Honduras3933465251463519DHS 2005-06
Hungary--------
Iceland--------
India4729567567523716NFHS 2005-06
Indonesia2213303133322718DHS 2007
Iran (Islamic Republic of)--------
Iraq171619-----MICS 2006
Ireland--------
Israel--------
Italy--------
Jamaica9711-----MICS 2005
Japan--------
Jordan10-------Interim DHS 2009
Kazakhstan658-----MICS 2010-11
Kenya26-------DHS 2008-09
Kiribati20-------DHS 2009
Kuwait--------
Kyrgyzstan1071417714125MICS 2006
Lao People's Democratic Republic--------
Latvia--------
Lebanon6-------MICS 2009
Lesotho19-------DHS 2009
Liberia3825495748433118DHS 2007
Libya--------
Liechtenstein--------
Lithuania--------
Luxembourg--------
Madagascar48-------DHS 2008-09
Malawi50-------DHS 2010
Malaysia--------
Maldives4-------DHS 2009
Mali55-------MICS 2010 prelim
Malta--------
Marshall Islands26-------DHS 2007
Mauritania3527445146393320MICS 2007
Mauritius--------
Mexico231931-----ENADID 2009
Micronesia (Federated States of)--------
Monaco--------
Mongolia5-------MICS 2010 prelim
Montenegro555109231MICS 2005
Morocco161221232216118DHS 2003-04
Mozambique56-------AIS 2009
Myanmar--------
Namibia96111871361DHS 2006-07
Nauru27-------DHS 2007
Nepal41-------DHS 2011
Netherlands--------
New Zealand--------
Nicaragua41-------ENDESA 2006-07
Niger7542848183848448DHS 2006
Nigeria3922507165432311DHS 2008
Niue--------
Norway--------
Oman--------
Pakistan2416294636302718DHS 2006-07
Palau--------
Panama--------
Papua New Guinea21-------DHS 2006
Paraguay18-------RHS 2004
Peru19-------DHS (Cont. s.) 2011
Philippines14111935231385DHS 2008
Poland--------
Portugal--------
Qatar--------
Republic of Korea--------
Republic of Moldova1916222328191317DHS 2005
Romania--------
Russian Federation--------
Rwanda8-------DHS 2010
Saint Kitts and Nevis--------
Saint Lucia--------
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines--------
Samoa--------
San Marino--------
Sao Tome and Principe34-------DHS 2008-09
Saudi Arabia--------
Senegal33-------DHS 2010-11
Serbia 556-----MICS 2010
Seychelles--------
Sierra Leone443151-----MICS 2010
Singapore--------
Slovakia--------
Slovenia--------
Solomon Islands22-------DHS 2007
Somalia4535524459564328MICS 2006
South Africa6-------DHS 2003
South Sudan525152-----SHHS-2 2010 prelim
Spain--------
Sri Lanka12-------DHS 2006-07
State of Palestine19-------PCBS 2004
Sudan332239-----SHHS-2 2010 prelim
Suriname1914334518151211MICS 2006
Swaziland776-----MICS 2010
Sweden--------
Switzerland--------
Syrian Arab Republic1315121116151510MICS 2006
Tajikistan1313131510111315MICS 2005
Thailand201223302823165MICS 2005-06
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia759-----MICS 2011 prelim
Timor-Leste19-------DHS 2009
Togo251536-----MICS 2010
Tonga--------
Trinidad and Tobago8--1712643MICS 2006
Tunisia----------
Turkey1413172826201710DHS 2008
Turkmenistan796858610MICS 2006
Tuvalu10-------DHS 2007
Uganda40-------DHS 2011
Ukraine108182111988DHS 2007
United Arab Emirates--------
United Kingdom--------
United Republic of Tanzania37-------DHS 2010
United States--------
Uruguay--------
Uzbekistan797771067MICS 2006
Vanuatu27-------MICS 2007
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)--------
Viet Nam9412-----MICS 2011
Yemen3228354935273423MICS 2006
Zambia4226536355484113DHS 2007
Zimbabwe31-------DHS 2010-11


Notes:
AIS: AIDS Indicator Surveys
Cont. s.: Continuous survey (Peru)
DHS: Demographic and Health Surveys
ENADID: Encuesta Nacional de la Dinamica Demográfica (Mexico)
ENDEMAIN: Encuesta demográfica y de salud materno infantile (Ecuador)
ENDESA: Encuesta Nicaraguense de Demografia y Salud (Nicaragua)
ENHOGAR: Encuesta Nacional de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (Dominican Republic)
ENSMI: Encuesta Nacional de Salud Materno Infantil (Guatemala)
FESAL: Encuesta Nacional de Salud Familiar (El Salvador)
MICS: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
NFHS: National Family Health Survey (India)
PCBS: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
PNDS: Pesquisa Nacional Demografia e Saúde (Brazil)
RHS: Reproductive Health Surveys
SHHS: Sudan Household Health Survey
"-" Data not available
x Data refer to years or periods other than those specified in the column heading. Such data are not included in the calculation of regional and global averages.