Age of consent in different countries
In every country in the world has its own law on the age of consent. It prohibits engage in any sexual activity with a person under a certain age. Violation of the prohibition is punishable - the degree of punishment varies depending on the laws of any country. One should not confuse the age of consent from the majority or age of marriage.
9th place - 20 years
Age of consent in Tunisia is 20 years.
In Vanuatu, Vietnam, Haiti, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Iraq, Malta, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda and Eritrea age of consent is 18 years.
7th place - 17
In Grenada, Ireland and Cyprus age of consent is 17 years.
6th place - 16
Azerbaijan, Armenia, Australia, Algeria, Andorra, Antigua, Belize, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, Guyana, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, Israel, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, Canada, Kenya, Lithuania, Latvia , Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mali, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, New Guinea, Russia, El Salvador, Senegal, Singapore, Suriname, Tajikistan, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Finland, Switzerland, South Africa, and also in the Bahamas Barbados, Bermuda, Guam, Ube, Taiwan, Fiji, Sri Lanka, Jamaica, age of consent is 16 years.
In the US, age of consent is dependent on the state and ranges from 16 to 18 years.
5 th place - 15 years
In Gabon, Guadeloupe, Guinea, Greece, Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Morocco, Martinique, Macedonia, Monaco, New Caledonia, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tanzania, Thailand, Uruguay, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Ethiopia ...
... and also in Mauritius age of consent is 15 years.
4 place - 14 years
In Austria, Albania, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, the Vatican, France, Germany, Italy, China, Colombia, Liechtenstein, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Togo, Croatia, Montenegro, Chile, Ecuador, , Estonia ...
... as well as in Madagascar and the Faroe Islands age of consent is 14 years.
3 rd place - 13 years
In Argentina, Burkina Faso, Spain, South Korea and Japan's age of consent is 13 years.
2 nd place - 12
In Angola, Mexico and the Philippines age of consent is 12 years.
1 st place - 9 years
In Yemen, the age of consent is 9 years. However, any kind of sexual activity outside of marriage is illegal.