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Average Age of First Marriage and Childbirth

AVERAGE AGE OF FIRST MARRIAGE AND CHILDBIRTH* 28 26 25 25 22 23 MEN WOMEN 2010 2008 1980 1980 ' FIRST CHILDBIRTH DA TA NOT AVAILABLE FOR M EN. SOURCE: 1. U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survay, March and Annual Social and Economic Supplements, 2010 and earliar. Table MS-2: 2. TJ. Mathews and Brady Hamilton, "Delayed Childbearing: More Women Are Having Their First Child Later in Life", NCHS Data Brief No. 21, August 2009[Machine-readable databasa). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2010 DÄ“mos

Average Age of First Marriage and Childbirth

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Both women (3.5 years) and men (4.1 years) are marrying later than they did 30 years ago. Women are having their first child later as well.



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