Southern Europe

Albania

Summary

Explore how common child marriage is throughout the country, how levels have changed over time, and how the situation in this country compares to others.

Absolute number

Prevalence

19.3 thousand

Married by 15: Number of girls and women (left) and percentage of women 20-24 years (right) married before age 15

1%
114.1 thousand

Married by 18: Number of girls and women (left) and percentage of women 20-24 years (right) married before age 18

12%

Prevalence of child marriage

  • Southern Europe
  • Albania
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YearSouthern EuropeAlbania
19937.1%
199811.1%
200312.2%
200812.7%
201311.3%
201811.8%
Child marriage age

Albania

Child Marriage
Prevalence

Albania

Child Marriage
Prevalence

Residence

  • Urban
  • Rural
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YearUrbanRural
20189.8%14.9%

Wealth

  • Poorest
  • Second
  • Middle
  • Fourth
  • Richest
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YearPoorestSecondMiddleFourthRichest
201816.0%13.2%16.8%8.5%5.1%

Education

  • No schooling
  • Primary education
  • Secondary or higher
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YearNo schoolingPrimary educationSecondary or higher
201831.6%6.8%
Child marriage age

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2018

Prevalence of child marriage in each region of Albania in 2018

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YearAlbaniaBeratDiberDurresElbasanFierGjirokasterKorceKukesLezheShkoderTiraneVlore
11.8%27.2%13.8%7.1%16.9%21.5%12.2%22.5%6.4%8.6%3.4%8.6%13.8%
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Prevalence of child marriage

  • Albania
Child marriage age
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YearAlbania
19937.1%
199811.1%
200312.2%
200812.7%
201311.3%
201811.8%

Residence

Child marriage prevalence

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Residence

Child marriage prevalence

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CountryUrbanRuralTotal prevalence
Albania9.8%14.9%11.8%
Perspective
Child marriage age

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