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Name: Pathways Indicator: What is the legal age of marriage for girls?

Description: Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group project that collects data on gender inequality in the law. Since the launch of the Women Business and the Law 2016 report, data has been collected in additional economies. The World Bank website features data of 189 economies worldwide.

Source: World Bank, Women, Business and the Law Report

Country ISO A3 Year Notes What Is The Legal Age Of Marriage For Girls?
Afghanistan AFG 2016 16
Angola AGO 2016 18
Albania ALB 2016 18
United Arab Emirates ARE 2016 18
Argentina ARG 2016 18
Armenia ARM 2016 18
Antigua and Barbuda ATG 2016 18
Australia AUS 2016 18
Austria AUT 2016 18
Azerbaijan AZE 2016 18
Burundi BDI 2016 18
Belgium BEL 2016 18
Benin BEN 2016 18
Burkina Faso BFA 2016 20
Bangladesh BGD 2016 18
Bulgaria BGR 2016 18
Bahrain BHR 2016 15
The Bahamas BHS 2016 18
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 2016 18
Belarus BLR 2016 18
Belize BLZ 2016 18
Bolivia BOL 2016 18
Brazil BRA 2016 18
Barbados BRB 2016 18
Brunei BRN 2016 18
Bhutan BTN 2016 18
Botswana BWA 2016 21
Central African Republic CAF 2016 18
Canada CAN 2016 18
Switzerland CHE 2016 18
Chile CHL 2016 18
China CHN 2016 20
Ivory Coast CIV 2016 21
Cameroon CMR 2016 21
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 2016 18
Republic of Congo COG 2016 18
Colombia COL 2016 18
Comoros COM 2016 18
Cape Verde CPV 2016 18
Costa Rica CRI 2016 18
Cyprus CYP 2016 18
Czech Republic CZE 2016 18
Germany DEU 2016 18
Djibouti DJI 2016 18
Dominica DMA 2016 18
Denmark DNK 2016 18
Dominican Republic DOM 2016 18
Algeria DZA 2016 19
Ecuador ECU 2016 18
Egypt EGY 2016 18
Eritrea ERI 2016 18
Spain ESP 2016 18
Estonia EST 2016 18
Ethiopia ETH 2016 18
Finland FIN 2016 18
Fiji FJI 2016 18
France FRA 2016 18
Federated States of Micronesia FSM 2016 18
Gabon GAB 2016 21
United Kingdom GBR 2016 18
Georgia GEO 2016 18
Ghana GHA 2016 18
Guinea GIN 2016 21
Gambia GMB 2016 18
Guinea Bissau GNB 2016 18
Equatorial Guinea GNQ 2016 23
Greece GRC 2016 18
Grenada GRD 2016 18
Guatemala GTM 2016 18
Guyana GUY 2016 18
Hong Kong S.A.R. HKG 2016 21
Honduras HND 2016 21
Croatia HRV 2016 18
Haiti HTI 2016 18
Hungary HUN 2016 18
Indonesia IDN 2016 21
India IND 2016 18
Ireland IRL 2016 18
Iran IRN 2016 13
Iraq IRQ 2016 18
Iceland ISL 2016 18
Israel ISR 2016 18
Italy ITA 2016 18
Jamaica JAM 2016 18
Jordan JOR 2016 18
Japan JPN 2016 20
Kazakhstan KAZ 2016 18
Kenya KEN 2016 18
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 2016 18
Cambodia KHM 2016 18
Kiribati KIR 2016 21
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA 2016 18
South Korea KOR 2016 19
Kuwait KWT 2016 15
Laos LAO 2016 18
Liberia LBR 2016 18
Libya LBY 2016 20
Saint Lucia LCA 2016 18
Sri Lanka LKA 2016 18
Lesotho LSO 2016 18
Lithuania LTU 2016 18
Luxembourg LUX 2016 18
Latvia LVA 2016 18
Morocco MAR 2016 18
Moldova MDA 2016 18
Madagascar MDG 2016 18
Maldives MDV 2016 18
Mexico MEX 2016 18
Marshall Islands MHL 2016 18
Macedonia MKD 2016 18
Mali MLI 2016 16
Malta MLT 2016 18
Myanmar MMR 2016 20
Montenegro MNE 2016 18
Mongolia MNG 2016 18
Mozambique MOZ 2016 18
Mauritania MRT 2016 18
Mauritius MUS 2016 18
Malawi MWI 2016 18
Malaysia MYS 2016 16
Namibia NAM 2016 18
Niger NER 2016 21
Nigeria NGA 2016 18
Nicaragua NIC 2016 18
Netherlands NLD 2016 18
Norway NOR 2016 18
Nepal NPL 2016 20
New Zealand NZL 2016 18
Oman OMN 2016 18
Pakistan PAK 2016 18
Panama PAN 2016 18
Peru PER 2016 18
Philippines PHL 2016 25
Palau PLW 2016 18
Papua New Guinea PNG 2016 21
Poland POL 2016 18
Puerto Rico PRI 2016 21
Portugal PRT 2016 18
Paraguay PRY 2016 20
Qatar QAT 2016 16
Romania ROU 2016 18
Russia RUS 2016 18
Rwanda RWA 2016 21
Sudan SDN 2016 No minimum legal age
Senegal SEN 2016 18
Singapore SGP 2016 21
Solomon Islands SLB 2016 18
Sierra Leone SLE 2016 18
El Salvador SLV 2016 18
San Marino SMR 2016 18
Republic of Serbia SRB 2016 18
South Sudan SSD 2016 18
Sao Tome and Principe STP 2016 18
Suriname SUR 2016 21
Slovakia SVK 2016 18
Slovenia SVN 2016 18
Sweden SWE 2016 18
Swaziland SWZ 2016 21
Seychelles SYC 2016 18
Syria SYR 2016 17
Chad TCD 2016 21
Togo TGO 2016 18
Thailand THA 2016 20
Tajikistan TJK 2016 18
East Timor TLS 2016 17
Tonga TON 2016 18
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 2016 18
Tunisia TUN 2016 18
Turkey TUR 2016 18
Taiwan TWN 2016 18
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 2016 18
Uganda UGA 2016 21
Ukraine UKR 2016 18
Uruguay URY 2016 18
United States of America USA 2016 18
Uzbekistan UZB 2016 17
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT 2016 18
Venezuela VEN 2016 18
Vietnam VNM 2016 18
Vanuatu VUT 2016 21
West Bank and Gaza WBG 2016 15
Samoa WSM 2016 19
Kosovo XKX 2016 18
South Africa ZAF 2016 18
Zambia ZMB 2016 21
Zimbabwe ZWE 2016 18