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:
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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.
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