Australian Bureau of Statistics
3310.0 - Marriages and Divorces, Australia, 2011
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/11/2012
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CRUDE MARRIAGE RATE
Although the number of marriages is now the highest recorded, the population has also increased substantially over time. As a result, the crude marriage rate is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
In 2011, the crude marriage rate was 5.4 marriages per 1,000 estimated resident population, compared with 7.6 marriages per 1,000 estimated resident population in 1991.
Between 1991 and 2001, the crude marriage rate declined from 7.6 to 5.3. Since 2001, the crude marriage rate has remained relatively steady.
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