Marriage, cohabitation and civil partnerships. Marriages in England and Wales: 2021

Marriages created, civil partnerships created and dissolved, and quotes associated with the populace by marital status and arrangements that are living.

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Marriages in England and Wales: 2021

What exactly is into the bulletin?

  • There have been 242,842 marriages in England and Wales in 2021, a loss of 2.8per cent from 2021.
  • Wedding prices for opposite-sex partners in 2021 had been the cheapest on record, with 21.2 marriages per 1,000 unmarried guys and 19.5 marriages per 1,000 women that are unmarried.
  • Not as much as a quarter (22%) of all of the marriages in 2021 had been spiritual ceremonies, the percentage that is lowest on record.

Civil partnerships in England and Wales: 2021

What is into the bulletin?

  • There have been 956 civil partnerships formed in England and Wales in 2021, a rise of 5.3% weighed against 2021; here is the 3rd yearly enhance after a large decrease between 2013 and 2015 following the introduction of marriages of same-sex partners in 2014.
  • Almost two-thirds (65%) of all of the civil partnerships formed in 2021 had been between males, a proportion that is similar the prior 12 months (66%). (more…)