Nine of the top ten countries with the highest rate of female child marriage are African

Nine of the top ten countries with the highest rates of female child marriage are in Africa. Niger leads the list, with 76% of women aged 20 to 24 married or in union before 18.
Bangladesh is the only non-African country in the top ten, with a rate of 51%.

Source:
UNICEF global databases
Period:
2006 - 2019
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