Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2012
Annual statistics on civil partnerships that were formed in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, as well as those which were dissolved. Civil partnership statistics are analysed by sex, age, previous marital status and area of occurrence. Figures on formations for Northern Ireland and the UK are provisional and all dissolution data are provisional.
Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
An inter-departmental multi-purpose survey carried out by the Office for National Statistics collecting information on a range of topics from people living in private households in Great Britain.
Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2011
Annual statistics on civil partnerships that were formed in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011, as well as those which were dissolved. Civil partnership statistics are analysed by sex, age, previous marital status and area of occurrence. Figures on formations for Northern Ireland, Scotland and the UK are provisional and all dissolution data are provisional.
Pre-release Access List: Civil Partnerships, 2011 (Pdf 31Kb)
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Civil Partnerships Five Years On, Autumn 2011 (Pdf 190Kb)
The Civil Partnership Act 2004, which came into force in December 2005 allowing same-sex couples in the UK to register their relationship for the first time, celebrated its fifth anniversary in December 2010. This article examines civil partnership in England and Wales, five years on from its introduction. The characteristics of those forming civil partnerships between 2005 and 2010 including age, sex and previous marital/civil partnership status are examined. These are then compared with the characteristics of those marrying over the same period. Further comparisons are also made between civil partnership dissolutions and divorce. The article presents estimates of the number of people currently in civil partnerships and children of civil partners. Finally the article examines attitudes towards same-sex and civil partner couples both in the UK and in other countries across Europe.
Population Trends - No. 145, Autumn 2011 (full version) (Pdf 2272Kb)
PDF download: Population Trends covers population and demographic information. It contains commentary on the latest findings and topical articles on relevant subjects.