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Oct. 8, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: MARR-DATA-1, MARR-DATA-2

“Among respondents age 15-49, women are more likely to be married (54% versus 36%) or widowed (7% versus 2%) than men. Differences were not observed in the proportion of women and men who were living together (1% each) or who were divorced or separated (5% each)” (31). “Marriage is nearly universal in Lesotho. By age 45-49, only 6% of women and men have never been married (Table 4.1). Fifty-five percent of women and 37% of men age 15-49 are currently married or living together with a partner as though married (Figure 4.1)” (58). “Since 2004, the proportion of women married or living together has increased slightly, from 52% to 55%, ...more
Sept. 14, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“The majority of respondents are currently married or living together with a partner (71 percent of women and 50 percent of men)” (31). “The proportion of women who have never married (or lived with a man) declines sharply with age, from 70 percent among women age 15-19 to 1 percent among women age 45-49. Marriage is thus nearly universal in Nigeria” (53). “Although most men eventually marry, men tend to marry later than women; therefore, a higher percentage of men than women age 15-49 are not currently married (48 percent versus 24 percent). Seven in 10 women and 5 in 10 men age 15-49 are currently married or living together ...more
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“The majority of respondents have never been married (58 percent of women and 65 percent of men). Thirty-five percent of women and 31 percent of men are married or living together” (25). “Fifty-eight percent of women of childbearing age have never been married, while 35 percent are either currently married (20 percent) or living together (15 percent)” (76). “Sixty-five percent of men age 15-49 have never been married, while 18 percent are married and 13 percent are living together. Four percent of men are either widowed, divorced, or separated. Men are less likely to be married and tend to marry at an older age than women” (76).
Sept. 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Women are more likely to be married or living together with a partner (i.e., in union) than men (57 percent versus 48 percent). More women than men are also divorced or separated (8 percent versus 4 percent) or widowed (3 percent versus less than 1 percent)” (32). “Fifty-seven percent of women and 48 percent of men age 15-49 are currently in a union; 42 percent and 38 percent, respectively, are married and 14 percent and 10 percent, respectively, are living together with a partner” (49).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:53 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“The majority of respondents have never been married (58 percent of women and 65 percent of men). Thirty-five percent of women and 31 percent of men are married or living together” (25). “Fifty-eight percent of women of childbearing age have never been married, while 35 percent are either currently married (20 percent) or living together (15 percent)” (76). “Sixty-five percent of men age 15-49 have never been married, while 18 percent are married and 13 percent are living together. Four percent of men are either widowed, divorced, or separated. Men are less likely to be married and tend to marry at an older age than women” (76).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:52 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“The majority of respondents have never been married (58 percent of women and 65 percent of men). Thirty-five percent of women and 31 percent of men are married or living together” (25). “Fifty-eight percent of women of childbearing age have never been married, while 35 percent are either currently married (20 percent) or living together (15 percent)” (76). “Sixty-five percent of men age 15-49 have never been married, while 18 percent are married and 13 percent are living together. Four percent of men are either widowed, divorced, or separated. Men are less likely to be married and tend to marry at an older age than women” (76).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Sixty percent of women and 51 percent of men are married or living in an informal union. About 4 in 10 men (44 percent) have never been married, as compared with about 3 in 10 (29 percent) women” (33). “Sixty percent of women and 51 percent of men age 15-49 are currently in a union; the majority report being married, while 5 percent of women and 2 percent of men report living together as if married” (55).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Half of women of childbearing age have never been married; 41 percent are either married or living together with a man; and the remaining 9 percent are either divorced, separated, or widowed. Nine percent of women age 45-49 have never been married, indicating that marriage is not as universal in Swaziland as in most African countries” (83). “Two in three men age 15-49 have never been married; three in ten men are currently married or living with a partner; and only 5 percent are separated, divorced, or widowed. Compared with women, a greater proportion of men have never been married (16 percentage points more), while a smaller proportion are formerly ...more
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Three out of five women aged 15 to 49 are married or living together with a man” (19). “Three out of five respondents are either married or living together with a man. Over one-third are never married (35 percent), while the remaining 5 percent are either divorced, separated or widowed” (19). “Sixty percent of women ages 15 to 49 years are currently in a union, and one-quarter of these women are in a consensual union” (33). “35 percent have never been married, 60 percent are currently in a union, either formally married or living together but not formally married, and the remaining 5 percent have been in a union previously ...more
July 27, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MARR-DATA-2, WR-DATA-1

“Eight in ten women (80 percent) and more than six in ten men (63 percent) are currently married or cohabiting. Three percent of women and less than 1 percent of men age 15-49 are widowed. The proportion of women who are widowed increases sharply with age and is mostly limited to older age groups: 7 percent of women age 40-44 and 13 percent of women age 45-49 are widowed” (48).
July 27, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Sixty-three percent of women and 50 percent of men are married, while 3 percent of women and 4 percent of men are living with a partner in informal unions” (33). “Sixty-three percent of women and 50 percent of men are married, while 3 percent of women and 4 percent of men are in informal unions with their partners” (33). “Overall, two-thirds of women (66 percent) age 15-49 are currently married or living together with a man as though married” (53). “About half of men (53 percent) are currently married or living together with a woman, and 3 percent are divorced, separated, or widowed” (54).
May 1, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Table 3.2 shows that at the time of the survey, 35 percent of women had never been married while more than half (53 percent) were married (38 percent formally married and 16 percent living in a consensual union)” (17, 18). “This compares with about one in two men (49 percent) who had never been married, and about the same proportion who were either married (39 percent) or in union (11 percent)” (18). “The data show that more than one woman in two (53 percent), and about one man in two (50 percent) are in union” (21).
April 27, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“The majority of women (60 percent) and men (51 percent) are currently married; less than 1 percent each are cohabiting with someone as if married” (33).
April 27, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Almost three-fourths of women age 15-49 are currently married—65 percent are formally married and 10 percent are living together with a man” (xxiii). “The proportion of men age 15-49 who are married (55 percent) is lower than the proportion of women who are married, probably because men tend to marry later than women” (xxiii). “Less than one-fifth (19 percent) of women have never married compared with 37 percent of men. Seventy-five percent of women are currently married or living in an informal marital union, compared with 60 percent of men. This is possibly because men marry later in life than women” (33). “Overall, 19 percent of women of childbearing age ...more
April 26, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Approximately 68 percent of women and 66 percent of men are married or living with their Partner” (47). “The data indicate that, on average, 25 percent of Cambodian women of reproductive age have never been married, and 68 percent are currently married or cohabiting as if married” (97).
April 4, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

"The Central Bureau of Statistics’ data indicates that in 2006, only 3.2% of Israeli couples (47,000) cohabitated without marriage (44,800 of those are Jewish couples)" (157).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Romania (2011), there are about 8 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Latvia (2010), there are about 7 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In the Netherlands (2011), there are about 22 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Slovakia (2011), there are about 3 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Germany (2007), there are about 13.9 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In the Czech Republic (2011), there are about 5 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Hungary (2011), there are about 12 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Slovenia (2011), there are about 9 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Bulgaria (2007), there are about 4 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Finland
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Finland (2010), there are about 28 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Portugal (2011), there are about 6.5 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Greece
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Greece (2011), there are about 4 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Italy (2011), there are about 4 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting.,” (16).
Feb. 20, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: MARR-DATA-2

“Data taken from the OECD Family Database, Table SF3.3 (2013), is illustrated in Figure 1.13, which describes the proportion of women aged 20 to 34 cohabiting in European countries. In Lithuania (2011), there are about 8.5 percent of women aged 20-34 cohabiting,” (16).