Legal Ages of Consent by Country in South America

What is the legal Age of Consent in countries in South America?

In South America, 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, and can result in severe punishment under local laws.

The lowest age of consent in South America is 14, and the highest age of consent in South America is 18. For more information and a map, see age of consent laws around the world. Click on any country in the table below for details on the local age of consent.

Country Continent Age Of Consent Close-In-Age Exemption
Peru South America 14 No
Brazil South America 14 No
Bolivia South America 14 No
Ecuador South America 14 No
Colombia South America 14 No
Paraguay South America 14 No
Uruguay South America 15 No
Suriname South America 16 No
Venezuela South America 16 No
Chile South America 18 No
Argentina South America 18 No
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