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People > Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Marriages by urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Cook Islands 82.95 2012
2 Antigua and Barbuda 22.07 2007
3 Seychelles 17.44 2011
4 Turks and Caicos Islands 16.49 2008
5 Tajikistan 12.12 2011
6 Djibouti 11.77 1962
7 Iran 11.6 2011
8 Egypt 11.31 2011
9 The Bahamas 10.69 2011
10 Jordan 10.46 2011
11 Kyrgyzstan 10.25 2011
12 Uzbekistan 10.04 2012
13 Barbados 10.02 2007
14 Kazakhstan 9.69 2011
15 China 9.6 2012
16 Russia 9.21 2011
17 Fiji 9.05 2005
18 Guam 8.79 2009
19 Lebanon 8.74 2012
20 Bermuda 8.6 2011
21 Azerbaijan 8.5 2012
22 Hong Kong 8.25 2011
23 Cayman Islands 8.22 2012
24 Turkey 8.16 2012
25 Belarus 8.06 2012
26 Mauritius 8.04 2012
27 Albania 8.02 2011
28 Thailand 7.98 1995
29 Jamaica 7.44 2012
30 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.1 1998
31 Lithuania 6.92 2012
32 Moldova 6.82 2012
33 United States 6.8 2011
34 Macau 6.79 2012
35 Tonga 6.75 2004
36 Georgia 6.74 2012
37 Armenia 6.65 2011
38 Republic of Macedonia 6.64 2012
39 South Korea 6.61 2011
40 San Marino 6.5 2012
41 Belize 6.44 2002
42 Kuwait 6.36 2011
43 Israel 6.28 2010
44 Malta 6.15 2011
45 Ukraine 6.1 2012
46 Gibraltar 6.08 2011
47 Trinidad and Tobago 6.07 2006
48 Turkmenistan 6 1998
49 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 5.73 2008
50 Vietnam 5.7 2007
51 Cyprus 5.56 2011
52 Latvia 5.55 2012
53 Australia 5.45 2011
54 Algeria 5.44 1993
55 Costa Rica 5.43 2012
56 Guyana 5.39 2010
57 Switzerland 5.33 2012
58 Guatemala 5.32 2011
59 Montenegro 5.32 2012
60 Sweden 5.32 2012
61 Finland 5.31 2012
62 Cuba 5.29 2011
63 Poland 5.29 2012
64 Singapore 5.26 2012
65 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.24 2009
66 Japan 5.18 2011
67 Denmark 5.1 2012
68 Romania 5.05 2012
69 Liechtenstein 5.05 2012
70 Isle of Man 5.03 2005
71 Grenada 5 2001
72 Guernsey 4.97 2012
73 French Polynesia 4.96 2010
74 Puerto Rico 4.95 2008
75 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.95 2012
76 Greece 4.88 2011
77 Norway 4.85 2012
78 Slovakia 4.81 2012
79 Serbia 4.8 2012
80 Mexico 4.78 2011
81 Monaco 4.76 2005
82 Croatia 4.72 2011
83 Germany 4.71 2012
84 Ireland 4.63 2012
85 New Zealand 4.59 2011
86 Iceland 4.56 2011
87 Austria 4.56 2012
88 Libya 4.51 1987
89 United Kingdom 4.46 2010
90 Canada 4.42 2008
91 Mali 4.42 1987
92 Estonia 4.4 2012
93 Faeroe Islands 4.38 2007
94 Dominican Republic 4.36 2011
95 Czech Republic 4.3 2012
96 Suriname 4.23 2007
97 Netherlands 4.19 2012
98 Dominica 4.16 2006
99 Aruba 4 2008
100 Greenland 3.72 1996
101 Andorra 3.68 2012
102 Hungary 3.64 2012
103 Belgium 3.63 2012
104 New Caledonia 3.63 2010
105 France 3.58 2012
106 Saint Lucia 3.57 2005
107 Panama 3.53 2010
108 Spain 3.53 2012
109 Chile 3.52 2010
110 Venezuela 3.49 2011
111 Mongolia 3.45 2010
112 Italy 3.43 2012
113 Slovenia 3.42 2012
114 Luxembourg 3.35 2012
115 Peru 3.3 2011
116 Portugal 3.27 2012
117 Argentina 3.16 2011
118 Anguilla 3.11 2011
119 Cape Verde 3.08 1994
120 American Samoa 2.92 2006
121 Bulgaria 2.9 2012
122 Uruguay 2.84 2012
123 Honduras 2.71 1987
124 Rwanda 2.61 1982
125 Qatar 1.72 2011
126 East Timor 1.57 1992
127 Equatorial Guinea 0.759 1966
128 Sao Tome and Principe 0.438 1988

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Marriages per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Marriages-per-thousand-people

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