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145. Percent Distribution of Marriages, by Marriage Order

[Data cover marriage registration area; see text, section 2. Beginning 1977, excludes Iowa. Figures for previously divorced and previously widowed exclude data for Michigan and Ohio for all years, for South Carolina beginning 1975, and for the District of Columbia for 1970. Excludes marriages with marriage order not states. Based on a sample and subject to sampling variability; for details, see source. For definition of median, see Guide to Tabular Presentation]

 
Marriage order 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
 
    Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
First marriage of bride and groom 57.1 56.4 56.2 54.7 54.8 54.4 54.4 54.3 53.9 53.9 54.1
First marriage of bride, remarriage of groom 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.8 11.6 11.6 11.5 11.5 11.3 11.3 11.1
Remarriage of bride, first marriage of groom 9.3 9.5 9.8 10.1 10.3 10.5 10.7 10.9 11.2 11.3 11.4
Remarriage of bride and groom 22.5 22.9 22.7 23.4 23.3 23.5 23.4 23.4 23.6 23.5 23.4


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of the United States, annual; National Vital Statistics Report (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report); and unpublished data.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



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/145_percent_distribution_of_marriages_by_marriage.html

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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