3310.0 - Marriages and Divorces, Australia, 2008 Quality Declaration 
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NUMBER OF MARRIAGES

In 2008, there were 118,756 registered marriages in Australia, representing an increase of 2,434 (2.1%) from 2007. This is the highest number of marriages registered in a single year since 1989 when 117,176 marriages were registered and continues the relatively steady increase in marriages since 2001.

Total marriages, 1998-2008
Graph: Total marriages,  1998–2008






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