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Changing Age at Marriage in a South Indian Village

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A study of a village in south India reveals that in the younger age groups, the proportions of men and women who had never been married were lower in 1961 than in 1983. During the same period, there was an increase of one year in the singulate mean age at marriage of men and over 2 years in that of women. The mean age at marriage of men and women varied by marriage cohort, religion, caste and educational attainment.

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1990-01-01
2016-12-05

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