Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Indicator 5.3.1: Proportion of women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 1

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18
Target name Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
Global indicator description This indicator provides the proportion of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union by age 18. It is calculated by dividing the number of women aged 20-24 who were first married or in union by age 18 by the total number of women aged 20-24 in the population.
UN designated tier 2
UN custodial agency UNICEF (Partnering Agencies: WHO, UNFPA, UN Women, UN DESA-Population Division)
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