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Zambia

Zambia Marriage, divorce and children Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Childless women, aged 40-44 10% 1990 4th out of 21
Contraception use among married women > Any method 40.8% 2007 18th out of 32
Contraception use among married women > Any method > Percentage 40.8% 2007 18th out of 32
Contraception use among married women > Condom 4.7% 2007 13th out of 29
Contraception use among married women > Condom > Percentage 4.7% 2007 13th out of 29
Marriage rate for girls under 18 42% 2014 17th out of 20
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Men 21 2011 7th out of 145
Minimum marrying age > Without parental consent > For Women 21 2011 4th out of 144
Orphans 1.2 million 2011 11th out of 36
Orphans per thousand people 88.02 2011 4th out of 36
Teen marriage rate > Men 1.2 2007 14th out of 19
Teen marriage rate > Women 19.4 2007 7th out of 24
Women denied family planning 26.6% 2007 4th out of 18
Years spent single before marriage > Females 21.1 years 1999 14th out of 19
Years spent single before marriage > Males 25.9 years 1999 11th out of 16

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Child Marriage Facts and Figures; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables; United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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Zambia People > Marriage, divorce and children Profiles (Subcategories)

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