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144. Marriages and Divorces: United States



 
Marriages 1 Divorces and annulments
Rate per 1,000 population Rate per 1,000 population
Year
Unmarried women Married
Men 15 Women women
years 15 years 15 years 15-44 15 yrs
Number old and old and old and years Number old and
(1,000) Total over 2 over 2 over old (1,000) Total 2 over
 
1960 1,523 8.5 25.4 24.0 73.5 148.0 393 2.2 9.2
1965 1,800 9.3 27.9 26.0 75.0 144.3 479 2.5 10.6
1970 2,159 10.6 31.1 28.4 76.5 140.2 708 3.5 14.9
1975 2,153 10.0 27.9 25.6 66.9 118.5 1,036 4.8 20.3
1980 2,390 10.6 28.5 26.1 61.4 102.6 1,189 5.2 22.6
1981 2,422 10.6 28.4 26.1 61.7 103.1 1,213 5.3 22.6
1982 2,456 10.6 28.5 26.1 61.4 101.9 1,170 5.1 21.7
1983 2,446 10.5 28.0 25.7 59.9 99.3 1,158 5.0 21.3
1984 2,477 10.5 28.0 25.8 59.5 99.0 1,169 5.0 21.5
1985 2,413 10.1 27.0 24.9 57.0 94.9 1,190 5.0 21.7
1986 2,407 10.0 26.6 24.5 56.2 93.9 1,178 4.9 21.2
1987 2,403 9.9 26.3 24.3 55.7 92.4 1,166 4.8 20.8
1988 2,396 9.8 26.0 24.0 54.6 91.0 1,167 4.8 20.7
1989 2,403 9.7 25.8 23.9 54.2 91.2 1,157 4.7 20.4
1990 2,443 9.8 26.0 24.1 54.5 91.3 1,182 4.7 20.9
1991 2,371 9.4 (NA) (NA) 54.2 86.8 1,189 4.7 20.9
1992 2,362 9.3 (NA) (NA) 53.3 88.2 1,215 4.8 21.2
1993 2,334 9.0 (NA) (NA) 52.3 86.8 1,187 4.6 20.5
1994 2,362 9.1 (NA) (NA) 51.5 84.0 1,191 4.6 20.5
1995 2,336 8.9 (NA) (NA) 50.8 83.0 1,169 4.4 19.8
1996 2,344 8.8 (NA) (NA) 49.7 81.5 1,150 4.3 19.5
1997 2,384 8.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,163 4.3 (NA)
1998 2,244 8.3 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,135 4.2 (NA)


NA Not available.
1 Beginning 1980, includes nonlicensed marriages registered in California.
2 Rates for 1981-88 are revised and may differ from rates published previously.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; National Vital Statistics Report (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report); and unpublished data. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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