Nigeria is has the world’s least consensual age limit that is even below teenage.
A compilation of countries with their age limits by Standard media gathered:
11 to 12 years
Nigeria has the lowest age of consent in the world at 11 years followed by Philippines and Angola- both countries being 12 years.
13 to 14 years
The legal age of consent in Japan is 13 years same as South Korea, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Niger Comoros and Burkina Faso.In other countries Peru, Paraguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia,Federated States of Micronesia, Serbia, San Marino, Montenegro, Macedonia, Liechtenstein, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Estonia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Albania, Myanmar, East Timor, China, Bangladesh, Sao Tome and Principe, Mauritius, Malawi, Madagascar, Chad, Cape Verde and Democratic Republic of the Congo the age consent is 14 years.
15 to 16 years
Uruguay, Solomon, Kiribati, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Honduras, Costa Rica, Aruba, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovak, Romania, Poland, Monaco, Iceland, Greece, France, Denmark, Czech Republic, Croatia, Thailand, Syria, North Korea, Laos, Cambodia and Guinea the age of consent is 15 years.In 76 other nations across the world the age of consent is 16 years. Venezuela, Suriname, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Palau, New Zealand, Marshall Islands, Guam, Fiji, Cook Islands, Australia, American Samoa, United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica, Grenada, Dominica, Cuba, Caribbean Netherlands, Canada, Belize, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Switzerland, Spain, Russia, Norway Northern Cyprus,Netherlands,Moldova,Luxembourg,Lithuania,Latvia,Kazakhstan,Georgia,Finland,Belgium,Belarus,,Azerbaijan,Armenia,Andorra,Uzbekistan,Turkmenistan,Tajikistan,Taiwan,SriLanka,Singapore,Nepal,Mongolia,Malaysia,Kyrgyzstan,Jordan,Israel,Indonesia,Brunei,Zimbabwe,Zambia,Togo,Swaziland,South ,Senegal, Namibia, Mauritania, Lesotho ,Guinea Bissau, Ghana, Cameroon, Algeria and Botswana.
17 to 18 years
In Nauru, Mexico, Ireland and Cyprus the age of consent is 17 years.One cannot legally agree to a sexual relationship before they attain 18 years in Chile, Argentina, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Nicaragua, Haiti, Guatemala, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Turkey, Malta, Vietnam, Lebanon, Iraq, India, Bhutan Uganda, Tunisia, Tanzania, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Rwanda, Republic of the Congo, Mali, Liberia, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Gabon, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Djibouti, Central African Republic, Burundi and Benin.
19 to 21 years
Bahrain and Portugal legal age of consent are the highest in the world at 21 followed by Niue, an Oceanian country at 19 years.