by Felix Richter, Statista.com
— this post authored by Niall McCarthy
Most countries around the world have a law specifying what age people can marry, with at least 117 of them allowing children to marry (people under the age of 18), according to the Pew Research Center.
The following infographic shows the minimium marriage age for boys and girls in countries around the world.
This chart shows the minimum marriage age for boys and girls in 2015.
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