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Arranged / Forced Marriage Statistics

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Arranged Marriage StatisticsData
Annual number of arranged marriages worldwide26,250,000
Percent of marriages in the world that are arranged53.25 %
Global divorce rate for arranged marriages6.3 %
Average number of years older the male is from the female in an arrange marriage4.5 years
India Arranged Marriage StatisticsData
Percent of marriages in India that are arranged88.4 %
India divorce rate1.2 %
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Forced Marriage StatisticsData
Number of girls globally who are forced to marry before the age of 1811,250,000
Percent of girls in developing countries who are forced to marry before the age of 1511 %
Percent of girls who were forced to marry before a certain agePercent
South Asia - before age 1846.4 %
Bangladesh - before age 1527.3 %
Africa - before age 1842 %
Niger - before age 1526 %
Kyrgyzstan - before age 1821.2 %
Kazakhstan - before age 1814.4 %
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Sources: UNICEF, Human Rights Council, ABC News
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 16, 2016

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