The Top 5 Countries with the Highest Proportion of Teenage Brides


  Country Percentage Year of Survey
1
Democratic Rep. of the Congo 74.2 1984
2
Niger 61.9 1998
3
Congo 55.5 1984
4
Afghanistan 53.7 1979
5
Bangladesh 51.3 1991
Sources:  World Marriage Patterns 2000: United Nations population Division
List Notes: Percentage of 15-19 year old girls who have ever married.
  
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