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People > Marriage rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of marriages per 1,000 people per year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 9.8 2001
2 Russia 8.9 2001
3 Czech Republic 8.4 2001
4 Romania 8.3 2001
5 Portugal 7.3 2001
=6 Israel 7 2001
=6 New Zealand 7 2001
=8 Australia 6.9 2001
=8 Switzerland 6.9 2001
10 United Kingdom 6.8 2001
=11 Bulgaria 6.7 2001
=11 Poland 6.7 2001
13 Belgium 6.6 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.57 2001
14 Germany 6.5 2001
=15 Hungary 6.4 2001
=15 Netherlands 6.4 2001
17 Luxembourg 6.2 2001
18 Denmark 6.1 2001
=19 Austria 5.8 2001
=19 Japan 5.8 2001
=19 Greece 5.8 2001
22 Italy 5.4 2001
23 Norway 5.2 2001
24 France 5.1 2001
25 Ireland 5 2001
26 Finland 4.8 2001
27 Sweden 4.7 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Marriage rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations, Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, April 2001. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage-rate

People > Marriage rate: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about People > Marriage rate

  • United States ranked first for marriage rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2001.
  • France ranked last for marriage rate amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2001.
  • 18 of the bottom 19 countries by marriage rate are European.
  • Czech Republic ranked first for marriage rate amongst European Union in 2001.
  • All of the top 4 countries by marriage rate are Cold countries'.
  • Portugal ranked first for marriage rate amongst Eurozone in 2001.
  • Italy ranked third last for marriage rate amongst NATO countries in 2001.
  • Sweden ranked last for marriage rate amongst Non-religious countries in 2001.
  • Switzerland ranked first for marriage rate amongst Western Europe in 2001.
  • 15 of the bottom 17 countries by marriage rate are Christian.
  • United Kingdom ranked second last for marriage rate amongst English speaking countries in 2001.
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