The age at which a person is deemed legally competent to consent to sexual activity varies widely around the world - and even within Europe. Most countries prohibit sex with unders or unders, but in some places the age of consent is as low as 11, or as high as However, even within counties this can vary widely between males and females and in cases of heterosexual and homosexual sex. In the UK, the age of consent stands at 16, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. So how does this compare with the rest of the world?
A value below 2. See also: Countries in the world ranked by Life Expectancy. The population density in Sweden is 24 people per Km 2 63 people per mi 2 , calculated on a total land area of , Km2 , sq. A Population pyramid also called "Age-Sex Pyramid" is a graphical representation of the age and sex of a population. There are three types of age dependency ratio: Youth, Elderly, and Total. All three ratios are commonly multiplied by Youth Dependency Ratio Definition: population ages divided by the population ages
The ages of consent vary by jurisdiction across Europe. The ages of consent are currently set between 14 and The vast majority of countries set their ages in the range of 14 to 16; only three countries, Cyprus 17 , Ireland 17 , Turkey 18 do not fit into this pattern.
The Age of Consent in Sweden is 15 years old. The age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity. Individuals aged 14 or younger in Sweden are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape or the equivalent local law.