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Mean age at 1st marriage of women

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Gapminder has compiled the data you see in this graph from several sources, such as official international statistics, various historical sources and our own estimates.
The link below takes you to Gapminderā€™s documentation page, which contains the details on how the compilation was done and the sources for each observation.

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Definition and explanations

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Indicator nameMean age at 1st marriage of women

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Definition of indicatorThe average age, in years, of first marriage for women. Women who never married are excluded. Cohabitation is excluded. The data are based on multple sources and definitions might vary.

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We discourage the use of this dataset for statistical analysis. Please consult the full documentation for more details.

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Link to full documentation of this indicator http://www.gapminder.org/downloads/documentation/gd009

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Specific information about this indicator

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UploaderGapminder, Mattias Lindgren

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This version uploaded4/27/2010

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