PROSPERED Dataset: Minimum Age for Marriage

Arijit Nandi, Ilona Vincent & Efe Atabay
This dataset captures the minimum age at which boys and girls can legally marry. It also identifies whether exceptions can be made to minimum age laws. The database is coded for girls and for boys separately, so it is possible to analyze gender. Scope: For the minimum age and minimum age with parental consent variables, longitudinal data is available for every year between 1995 and 2012 for the 121 countries that have been surveyed by...
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