Sharq daily wrote: “The Iranian census bureau has recently published the statistics of the marital age of for couples for the past 9 months.”
According this statistic, 30,965 of the total 579,871 marriages involved young girls aged 15 and under. This is 5.3% of all the marriages. According to the same statistics, in the past seven years, one third of the women whose marriage had been noted, consistently involved girls 19 years of age and younger.
According to this report, in the (last) 9 months of 2013 the highest number of weddings was for the marriages of men aged 20-24 with girls aged 15-19, making it a total of 98,983 marriages.
(Tabnak state run website – July 7, 2014)