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9/4/2017 Age of Consent Laws By Country

Legal Ages of Consent By Country

What is the legal Age of Consent around the world?


The Age of Consent is the legal age at which an individual is considered mature enough to consent to sex. Sexual relations with someone under the Age of Consent are considered statutory rape, even (in some
jurisdictions), if both partners are themselves younger than the Age of Consent. To learn more, choose a country from the list below or learn about the highest and lowest ages of consent worldwide.

Age of Consent Map:

Must be married
< 13 years old
14 years old
15 years old
16 years old
17 years old
18 years old
> 19 years old

Age of Consent Around the World


The legal Age of Consent varies from 11 to 21 years old from country to country around the world. In some countries, there is no legal age of consent but all sexual relations are forbidden outside of marriage.
Choose any country for more details about local laws.

Country Region Age Of Consent

Afghanistan Asia Must be married

Albania Europe 14

Algeria Africa 16

American Samoa Oceania 16

Andorra Europe 16

Angola Africa 12

Antigua and Barbuda North America 16

Argentina South America 18

Armenia Europe 16

Aruba North America 15

Australia Oceania 16

Austria Europe 14

Azerbaijan Europe 16

Bahamas North America 16

Bahrain Asia 21

Bangladesh Asia 14

Barbados North America 16

Belarus Europe 16

Belgium Europe 16

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Belize North America 16

Benin Africa 18

Bhutan Asia 18

Bolivia South America 14

Bosnia and Heregovina Europe 14

Botswana Africa 16

Brazil South America 14

Brunei Asia 16

Bulgaria Europe 14

Burkina Faso Africa 13

Burundi Africa 18

Cambodia Asia 15

Cameroon Africa 16

Canada North America 16

Cape Verde Africa 14

Caribbean Netherlands North America 16

Central African Verde Africa 18

Chad Africa 14

Chile South America 18

China Asia 14

Colombia South America 14

Comoros Africa 13

Cook Islands Oceania 16

Costa Rica North America 15

Croatia Europe 15

Cuba North America 16

Cyprus Europe 17

Czech Republic Europe 15

Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa 14

Denmark Europe 15

Djibouti Africa 18

Dominica North America 16

Dominican Republic North America 18

East Timor Asia 14

Ecuador South America 14

Egypt Africa 18

El Salvador North America 18

Equatorial Guinea Africa 18

Eritrea Africa 18

Estonia Europe 14

Ethiopia Africa 18

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Federated States of Micronesia Oceania 14

Fiji Oceania 16

Finland Europe 16

France Europe 15

Gabon Africa 18

Gambia Africa 18

Georgia Europe 16

Germany Europe 14

Ghana Africa 16

Greece Europe 15

Grenada North America 16

Guam Oceania 16

Guatemala North America 18

Guinea Africa 15

Guinea Bissau Africa 16

Haiti North America 18

Honduras North America 15

Hungary Europe 14

Iceland Europe 15

India Asia 18

Indonesia Asia 16

Iran Asia Must be married

Iraq Asia 18

Ireland Europe 17

Israel Asia 16

Italy Europe 14

Ivory Coast Africa 18

Jamaica North America 16

Japan Asia 13

Jordan Asia 16

Kazakhstan Europe 16

Kenya Africa 18

Kiribati Oceania 15

Kuwait Asia Must be married

Kyrgyzstan Asia 16

Laos Asia 15

Latvia Europe 16

Lebanon Asia 18

Lesotho Africa 16

Liberia Africa 18

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Libya Africa Must be married

Liechtenstein Europe 14

Lithuania Europe 16

Luxembourg Europe 16

Macedonia Europe 14

Madagascar Africa 14

Malawi Africa 14

Malaysia Asia 16

Maldives Asia Must be married

Mali Africa 18

Malta Europe 18

Marshall Islands Oceania 16

Mauritania Africa 16

Mauritius Africa 14

Mexico North America 17

Moldova Europe 16

Monaco Europe 15

Mongolia Asia 16

Montenegro Europe 14

Myanmar Asia 14

Namibia Africa 16

Nauru Oceania 17

Nepal Asia 16

Netherlands Europe 16

New Zealand Oceania 16

Nicaragua North America 18

Niger Africa 13

Nigeria Africa 11

Niue Oceania 19

North Korea Asia 15

Northern Cyprus Europe 16

Northern Mariana Islands Oceania 18

Norway Europe 16

Oman Asia Must be married

Pakistan Asia Must be married

Palau Oceania 16

Palestine Gaza Strip Asia Must be married

Panama North America 18

Papua New Guinea Oceania 16

Paraguay South America 14

Peru South America 14

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Philippines Asia 12

Poland Europe 15

Portugal Europe 14

Qatar Asia Must be married

Republic of the Congo Africa 18

Romania Europe 15

Russia Europe 16

Rwanda Africa 18

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Africa 13

Saint Kitts and Nevis North America 16

Saint Lucia North America 16

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines North America 15

Samoa Oceania 16

San Marino Europe 14

Sao Tome and Principe Africa 14

Saudi Arabia Asia Must be married

Senegal Africa 16

Serbia Europe 14

Seychelles Africa 18

Sierra Leone Africa 18

Singapore Asia 16

Slovak Republic Europe 15

Slovenia Europe 15

Solomon Islands Oceania 15

Somalia Africa 18

South Africa Africa 16

South Korea Asia 20

South Sudan Africa 18

Spain Europe 16

Sri Lanka Asia 16

Sudan Africa Must be married

Suriname South America 16

Swaziland Africa 16

Sweden Europe 15

Switzerland Europe 16

Syria Asia 15

Taiwan Asia 16

Tajikistan Asia 16

Tanzania Africa 18

Thailand Asia 15

Togo Africa 16

Tonga Oceania 16

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Trinidad and Tobago North America 16

Tunisia Africa 18

Turkey Europe 18

Turkmenistan Asia 16

Uganda Africa 18

Ukraine Europe 16

United Arab Emirates Asia Must be married

United Kingdom Europe 16

United States North America 16

Uruguay South America 15

Uzbekistan Asia 16

Vanuatu Oceania 16

Vatican City Europe 18

Venezuela South America 16

Vietnam Asia 18

Yemen Asia Must be married

Zambia Africa 16

Zimbabwe Africa 16

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