Chapter 5 - Marriage and cohabitation (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey)
Data from the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey on marital history and periods of cohabitation from adults aged 16 to 59.
Measuring National Well-being - Households and Families, 2012
This article on ‘Households and families’ is the third in a series which aims to explore in more detail the different domains that have been considered as important for the measurement of National Well-being. It firstly focuses on family and household formation and then on individual aspects of these such as marriage and divorce.
Marriages in England and Wales, 2010
This bulletin analyses marriage statistics by sex, age, period of occurrence, previous marital status, type of ceremony, religious denomination and area of occurrence
Cohabitation and marriage in Britain since the 1970s, Autumn 2011 (Pdf 284Kb)
The article presents an overview of trends in cohabitation and marriage in Britain over several decades, using a consistent set of retrospective histories from the General Household Survey 1979–2007. Time-trends are presented, for men and women, of: the experience of different types of partnership by specified ages, the frequency of premarital cohabitation, the average time spent in different types of partnership, the timing of life course transitions, and the outcome of cohabitation and marriage at the fifth and tenth anniversaries.
Marriage Tables: Metadata 2009 (Pdf 978Kb)
Outcome of marriage, divorce and adoption statistics review and lookup file (Pdf 79Kb)