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4159.0 - General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia, 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2011   
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Contents >> Population context >> Marital status


In 2010, just over half (53%) of adults reported being in a registered marriage. This is similar to the proportions who reported being in registered in marriages in 2002 (55%) and 2006 (54%) (table 1). The proportions of people living in defacto marriage relationships has also remained steady at 10% for 2002 and 2006 and 11% in 2010.

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