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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/03/2005   
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Contents >> Population >> Marriage >> Trends

After World War I, the number of marriages registered in Tasmania increased sharply to 1,999 in 1920. During World War II, the number of marriages registered decreased from 2,431 in 1942 to 1,868 in 1945. Post World War II, the number rose sharply to 2,650 in 1946.

During the 1960s, the number of marriages registered in Tasmania increased steadily from 2,485 in 1962 to 3,578 in 1971. Another period of growth occurred in the late seventies and early eighties with a record 3,704 marriages registered in 1984. In 2002 the number of marriages registered was 2,605 an increase of 423 on the 2001 figure of 2,182.



NUMBER OF MARRIAGES, Tasmania - 1902-2002p
Graph: NUMBER OF MARRIAGES, Tasmania - 1902-2002



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