Age at Effective Marriage in India

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Women’s Mean Age at Effective Marriage in India by Residence: 2013 - 2014
Residence 2013 2014
Rural 21.0 21.8
Urban 22.5 23.2
Total 21.3 22.3
Women’s Mean Age at Effective Marriage in Bigger States in India: 2014
State Rural Urban Total
Andhra Pradesh 21.5 22.5 21.8
Assam 22.1 23.9 22.5
Bihar 22.0 22.9 22.1
Chhattisgarh 21.9 23.0 22.2
Delhi 23.9 23.6 23.6
Gujarat 22.0 23.2 22.7
Haryana 22.1 23.6 22.3
Himachal Pradesh 23.0 24.4 23.1
Jammu & Kashmir 24.9 25.8 25.2
Jharkhand 20.6 22.6 21.0
Karnataka 22.0 22.9 22.4
Kerala 23.5 24.1 23.8
Madhya Pradesh 21.4 22.9 21.8
Maharashtra 21.9 23.0 22.2
Odisha 23.5 23.3 22.1
Punjab 21.4 22.1 23.5
Rajasthan 22.9 23.7 21.6
Tamil Nadu 21.5 22.3 23.3
Uttar Pradesh 21.8 23. 21.8
West Bengal 21.0 22.5 22.3
References:
  1. National Health Profile 2016, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govít of India.
  2. Women and Men in India - 2016, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govít of India.

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