Caribbean

Turks and Caicos Islands

Summary

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Absolute number

Prevalence

200

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

0%
1.6 thousand

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

23%

Prevalence of child marriage

  • Caribbean
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
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YearCaribbeanTurks and Caicos Islands
19953.9%
199726.8%
20006.5%
200227.8%
200510.3%
200728.5%
201010.7%
201227.7%
20157.2%
201724.3%
202023.3%
202224.3%
Child marriage age

Turks and Caicos Islands

Child Marriage
Prevalence

Turks and Caicos Islands

Child Marriage
Prevalence

Residence

  • Urban
  • Rural
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YearUrbanRural
202023.5%

Wealth

  • Poorest
  • Second
  • Middle
  • Fourth
  • Richest
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YearPoorestSecondMiddleFourthRichest

Education

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  • Primary education
  • Secondary or higher
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YearNo schoolingPrimary educationSecondary or higher
2020
Child marriage age

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Prevalence of child marriage

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23%

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2020

Prevalence of child marriage in each region of Turks and Caicos Islands in 2020

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YearTurks and Caicos IslandsProvidenciales And West Caicos
23.3%23.0%
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Prevalence of child marriage

  • Turks and Caicos Islands
Child marriage age
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YearTurks and Caicos Islands
19953.9%
20006.5%
200510.3%
201010.7%
20157.2%
202023.3%

Residence

Child marriage prevalence

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Residence

Child marriage prevalence

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CountryUrbanRuralTotal prevalence
Turks and Caicos Islands23.5%23.3%
Perspective
Child marriage age

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