Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y)  2/
Marital Status, Marriages and Divorces            
 Marital Status (among residents aged 15 years over)            

 Single

% 2017 30.9  na  31.6 na

 Married

 % 2017  60.2  na 59.5  na

 Widowed

 % 2017  5.4  na  5.3 na

 Divorced/Separated

 % 2017  3.6  na  3.6 na
 Number of Marriages Number 2017  28,212 0.9 27,971 -1.2
 Number of Divorces & Annulments Number 2017  7,578 -0.5 7,614  1.2
General Marriage Rate 3/
Males Per 1,000 Unmarried Resident
Males Aged 15-49 Years
2017 45.7 na 44.4 na
Females Per 1,000 Unmarried Resident
Females Aged 15-49 Years
2017 42.8 na 41.6 na
General Divorce Rate 3/            
Males Per 1,000 Married Resident
Males Aged 20 Years & Over
2017 6.9  na 7.1   na
Females Per 1,000 Married Resident
Females Aged 20 Years & Over
 2017  6.5  na 6.6   na

Data are preliminary when first released.
na not available or not applicable
1. Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2. Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year.
3. Refers to the resident population.


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