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  • Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2012 08-Oct-2013
    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.
  • Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2011 31-Jul-2012
    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) 31-Jul-2012
    PDF download - Civil Partnerships 2011, Pre-release access list
  • Civil Partnerships Five Years On, Autumn 2011 (Pdf 190Kb) 22-Sep-2011
    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) 22-Sep-2011
    PDF download: Population Trends covers population and demographic information. It contains commentary on the latest findings and topical articles on relevant subjects.
  • Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2010 (Pdf 208Kb) 07-Jul-2011
    Civil partnerships formed and dissolved in the UK.

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