Unemployed people twice as likely to smoke as employed people in 2012
26-Sep-201320% of adults in Great Britain were smokers in 2012
What Does the 2011 Census Tell Us About Older People? Full infographic
06-Sep-2013This inforgraphic looks at older people and how they were living in England and Wales using 2011 Census data.
Trends in civil and religious marriages, 1966-2011
26-Jun-2013Two thirds of marriages in England and Wales are now civil ceremonies
30-Mar-2011Presents provisional data on marriages taking place in the UK.
Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
26-Sep-2013An 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.
Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional), 2011
26-Jun-2013This bulletin analyses marriage statistics by sex, age, period of occurrence, previous marital status, type of ceremony, religious denomination and area of occurrence.
Chapter 5 - Marriage and cohabitation (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey)
07-Mar-2013Data 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
26-Apr-2012This 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
29-Feb-2012This 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)
22-Sep-2011The 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.
Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables (November 2013 Update): Annual Time Series Data (Excel sheet 448Kb)
26-Nov-2013These tables provide annual data for a selection of key statistics under the following themes: births, deaths, marriages, divorces, civil partnerships and civil partnership dissolutions. Figures for the latest years may be provisional, these will be updated to final figures when data is available.
Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012 (Excel sheet 176Kb)
26-Sep-2013These reference tables provide information on smoking rates, average number of cigarettes smoked and smoking during pregnancy in Great Britain during 2012.
1. Marriage Summary Statistics 2011 (Provisional) (Excel sheet 216Kb)
26-Jun-2013These tables provide provisional summary statistics on marriages which took place in England and Wales in 2011. Some historic data are also provided for comparison.
2. Age and Previous Marital Status at Marriage (Excel sheet 587Kb)
26-Jun-2013These tables provide annual marriage statistics by age at marriage and previous marital status. Figures for 2010 are final. Some tables provide data back to 1846.
3. Number of Marriages, Marriage Rates and Period of Occurrence (Excel sheet 254Kb)
26-Jun-2013These tables provide annual statistics on the number of marriages and marriage rates. Statistics are also included on the day, month and quarter of occurrence. Figures for 2010 are final. Some tables provide data back to 1837.
4. Marriage Statistics, Cohabitation and Cohort Analyses (Excel sheet 342Kb)
26-Jun-2013These tables provide statistics on marriages which took place in England and Wales and include figures on cohabitation before marriage. Figures for 2010 are final. The cohort analyses provide statistics on the proportion of men and women who have ever married or remarried by certain ages by year of birth.