The prevalence of single motherhood in Nigeria (9.5%) reflects the sub-Saharan Africas 10% prevalence as documented by the United Nations (UN Women, 2019). It also shows that, like with the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, single motherhood in Nigeria is higher than in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
What percentage of the population are single mothers?
In 2019, about 4.21 percent of Californian households were single mother households with at least one child. For most single mothers a constant battle persists between finding the time and energy to raise their children and the demands of working to supply an income to house and feed their families.
How many single mothers are there?
In the United States today, there are nearly 13.6 million single parents raising over 21 million children. Single fathers are far less common than single mothers, constituting 16% of single-parent families.
How many single parents are female?
Single parents today There are around 1.8 million single parents – they make up nearly a quarter of families with dependent children (i) Less than one per cent of single parents are teenagers (ii) Around 90 per cent of single parents are women (iii)