Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24)

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

Description: The map below shows how Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Niger, with a value of 76.30. The country with the lowest value in the world is Tunisia, with a value of 1.60.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), AIDS Indicator Surveys(AIS), Reproductive Health Survey(RHS), and other household surveys.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Periodicity: Annual