Area Database (v4.2)

Mean age at first marriage of women aged 20-50

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Nigeria (Africa)  
Total 17.9 17.7 17.6 17.4 17.3 17.1 17.0 16.9 17.1 17.3 17.6 17.8 18.1 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.1 18.3 18.5 18.6 18.8 19.0 19.1 19.3
Abia 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.8 21.0 21.2 21.5 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.8 21.8 22.1 22.5 22.8 23.2 23.5 23.9 24.2 24.6
Abuja FCT 16.3 16.2 16.1 16.0 15.9 15.9 15.8 15.7 16.6 17.5 18.5 19.4 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 20.7 20.6 20.5 20.4 20.4 20.3 20.2 20.1
Adamawa 16.3 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.5 16.5 16.6 16.6 16.7 16.8 16.9 17.0 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.4 17.7 18.0 18.4 18.7 19.0 19.3 19.6
Akwa Ibom 19.0 18.8 18.6 18.5 18.3 18.1 17.9 17.7 18.2 18.6 19.1 19.6 20.0 19.8 19.7 19.5 19.3 19.1 19.4 19.6 19.9 20.2 20.5 20.7 21.0 21.3
Anambra 18.6 18.8 18.9 19.1 19.3 19.5 19.6 19.8 20.1 20.4 20.7 21.0 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.9 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.4 22.5
Bauchi 16.8 16.5 16.2 15.9 15.5 15.2 14.9 14.6 14.8 14.9 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7
Bayelsa 19.1 18.8 18.5 18.2 18.0 17.7 17.4 17.1 17.3 17.6 17.8 18.0 18.3 18.2 18.2 18.1 18.1 18.0 18.3 18.6 18.9 19.2 19.5 19.8 20.1 20.4
Benue 19.1 18.7 18.4 18.1 17.8 17.4 17.1 16.8 16.9 17.0 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.3 17.5 17.8 18.0 18.3 18.6 18.8 19.1 19.3
Borno 16.9 16.6 16.4 16.1 15.9 15.6 15.4 15.2 15.1 15.1 15.0 15.0 14.9 15.4 15.8 16.3 16.7 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.2 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.4
Cross River 17.7 17.8 17.9 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.8 18.9 19.0 19.1 19.3 19.5 19.7 19.9 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 20.9 21.0
Delta 19.0 19.0 19.1 19.1 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.9 20.1 20.4 20.7 20.9 21.2 21.5 21.8 22.0
Ebonyi 19.4 19.2 19.1 18.9 18.8 18.6 18.5 18.3 18.5 18.7 18.9 19.1 19.3 19.3 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.8 20.0 20.1 20.3 20.5 20.7 20.8
Edo 18.9 18.9 18.8 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.5 18.5 18.7 19.0 19.2 19.5 19.7 19.9 20.1 20.2 20.4 20.6 20.7 20.8 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.4 21.5 21.6
Ekiti 20.2 20.1 20.0 19.9 19.8 19.7 19.5 19.4 19.7 20.0 20.2 20.5 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.9 20.9 20.9 20.8 20.7 20.7 20.6 20.5 20.4 20.3 20.2
Enugu 16.7 17.1 17.5 17.9 18.3 18.7 19.1 19.5 19.7 20.0 20.3 20.6 20.8 20.7 20.6 20.5 20.5 20.4 20.6 20.9 21.1 21.3 21.6 21.8 22.1 22.3
Gombe 15.0 15.2 15.3 15.5 15.7 15.9 16.1 16.3 16.2 16.2 16.1 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1
Imo 21.7 21.6 21.5 21.4 21.3 21.2 21.1 20.9 21.1 21.2 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.8 21.8 21.9 21.9 22.3 22.7 23.1 23.4 23.8 24.2 24.5 24.9
Jigawa 15.5 15.4 15.3 15.2 15.1 15.0 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.9 15.1 15.3 15.4 15.6 15.7 15.9 16.0 16.2
Kaduna 16.0 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.9 17.0 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.0 17.0 16.9 16.9 16.9 16.9 16.9 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8
Kano 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.4 16.5 16.6
Katsina 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9
Kebbi 16.7 16.4 16.0 15.7 15.4 15.1 14.8 14.5 14.9 15.3 15.7 16.1 16.5 16.4 16.3 16.2 16.1 16.0 15.9 15.9 15.8 15.8 15.7 15.7 15.6 15.6
Kogi 18.4 18.3 18.1 18.0 17.9 17.8 17.7 17.5 17.7 18.0 18.2 18.4 18.6 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.2 19.3 19.3 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.5 19.5 19.5
Kwara 18.0 18.4 18.7 19.0 19.3 19.6 19.9 20.2 20.0 19.7 19.5 19.3 19.0 19.3 19.6 19.9 20.2 20.5 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.3 20.3 20.3 20.2 20.2
Lagos 19.7 19.9 20.1 20.3 20.6 20.8 21.0 21.2 21.4 21.5 21.7 21.9 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6 22.8 23.0 23.1 23.3 23.5 23.6 23.8
Nassarawa 16.6 16.6 16.6 16.6 16.6 16.7 16.7 16.7 17.0 17.2 17.4 17.7 17.9 18.1 18.3 18.5 18.7 18.9 18.8 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.5 18.5 18.4 18.3
Niger 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.8 16.9 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.2 17.2 17.1 17.0 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.6 17.5 17.5 17.4 17.4 17.3 17.3 17.2
Ogun 18.9 19.1 19.3 19.5 19.8 20.0 20.2 20.4 20.3 20.2 20.1 20.0 19.9 19.9 19.9 19.9 19.9 20.0 20.3 20.6 20.9 21.3 21.6 21.9 22.3 22.6
Ondo 18.8 19.0 19.2 19.3 19.5 19.7 19.9 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.6 20.6 20.7 20.7 20.8 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7
Osun 19.3 19.5 19.6 19.8 20.0 20.1 20.3 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.7 20.9 21.2 21.4 21.6 21.6 21.5 21.4 21.3 21.3 21.2 21.1 21.0
Oyo 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.6 19.7 19.9 20.0 20.1 20.0 20.0 19.9 19.8 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.7 20.1 20.5 20.9 21.2 21.6 22.0 22.3 22.7
Plateau 18.1 18.1 18.1 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.3 18.3 18.4 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.6 18.8 19.0 19.2 19.3 19.5 19.5 19.4 19.3 19.3 19.2 19.2 19.1 19.0
Rivers 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.8 18.8 18.8 19.1 19.4 19.7 20.0 20.3 20.5 20.7 21.0 21.2 21.4 21.5 21.7 21.8 22.0 22.1 22.3 22.4 22.5
Sokoto 11.7 12.1 12.5 12.9 13.3 13.8 14.2 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.9 15.2 15.5 15.7 16.0 16.3 16.6 16.8
Taraba 17.1 16.9 16.7 16.5 16.3 16.1 15.9 15.7 16.0 16.4 16.7 17.1 17.5 17.4 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.8 18.0 18.1
Yobe 16.2 16.1 16.0 15.9 15.8 15.8 15.7 15.6 15.5 15.4 15.3 15.2 15.2 15.4 15.7 16.0 16.2 16.5 16.4 16.3 16.2 16.1 16.0 15.9 15.8 15.7
Zamfora 13.0 13.1 13.3 13.5 13.7 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.9 15.3 15.7 16.0 16.4 16.8 17.2 17.5
Lighter numbers are estimates