Marriage in Japan

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This page gives information of type marriage about the country Japan.
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Data on mean age at first marriage

The data below are on the singulate mean age at marriage (SMAM) wherever possible.

Data from the Japanese ministry

Source: one of the tables here.

Year SMAM male SMAM female
1950 25.9 23
1955 26.6 23.8
1960 27.2 24.4
1965 27.2 24.5
1970 26.9 24.2
1975 27 24.7
1980 27.8 25.2
1985 28.2 25.5
1990 28.4 25.9
1995 28.5 26.3
2000 28.8 27
2004 29.6 27.8
2005 29.8 28
2006 30 28.2

Gapminder data

The data is collated by Gapminder. Many of the data points are estimates and should not be used for computations that are highly sensitive to the specific values. The variable is GD009 (full documentation available at the page).

Year Singulate mean age at marriage (SMAM) estimate
1685 17.925
1710 16.95
1735 18.185
1760 18.25
1785 19.03
1800 21.11
1810 20.2
1860 20.785
1879 20.6
1920 21.1
1930 21.8
1940 23.3
1950 23.6
1955 24.7
1960 25
1965 24.8
1970 24.6539282918
1975 24.4
1990 26.7
2005 28.5721893311