More than 5 million women live in Belarus

07.03.2019
On the eve of the International Women's Day, the Belarusian Statistics Committee compiled a portrait of an average Belarusian lady. Her age is 42 years. In total, more than 5 million women live in the country. About 40% of Belarusian women have higher education and go in for sports several times a week. Nearly 80% of our ladies live in cities and urban-type settlements. As for employment, the most popular areas are healthcare and social services, then goes education, financial and insurance activities. Last year more than 60 thousand women entered into marriage. In 2018 the average age of the Belarusians that gets married for the time was 26 years, while in 2011 it was 24 years.
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