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Age at first marriage varies significantly across countries. In general the higher is per capita income, the older are people who get married at first time. In developed European Countries like Germany, France, Italy, Sweeden, Norway and Finland the age at first marriage exceeds 30 years. On the other hand in low income African countries the age at first marriage is between 17-20 years for females and 23-25 years for males.

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