9 facts about marriages
11-Jun-2014Find out about marriages in England and Wales in 2012
5 facts about living arrangements and marital status in England and Wales
27-Mar-2014What does the 2011 Census tell us about changes to living arrangements and marital status?
The single population increased between 2001 and 2011
27-Mar-2014Over a third of the adult population in England and Wales had never been married in 2011.
13 facts about divorce
06-Feb-2014Find out about marriages that ended in divorce in England and Wales in 2012
Divorces in England and Wales infographic
06-Feb-2014Infographic showing the number of divorces in England and Wales in 2012 and the changes over time
UK households in 2013 infographic
10-Dec-2013Infographic showing the number and type of households in the UK
Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional), 2012
11-Jun-2014Annual data on marriages in England and Wales. Marriages abroad not included. Non-residents are included. Derived as part of civil registration.
How Have Living Arrangements and Marital Status in England and Wales Changed Since 2001?
27-Mar-2014This story analyses 2011 Census data on marital status (legal partnership status including marriage and civil partnership) for adults (aged 16 and over) usually resident in England and Wales, noting key changes since 2001. Living arrangements of those resident in households are also analysed as an alternative to legal partnership status, including those cohabiting who are not in a legal partnership (living arrangements for those living in communal establishments are not recorded). Analyses are summarised at national and local authority levels. Comparisons are made with Scotland, Northern Ireland and other developed countries.
Divorces in England and Wales, 2012
06-Feb-2014Tables contain dissolutions and annulments of marriage by previous marital status, sex and age of divorcees, children and facts proven and to whom granted.
Families and Households, 2013
31-Oct-2013Shows families and children by family type including married couples, cohabiting couples and lone parents. Also shows household size and people living alone.
Key Statistics and Quick Statistics for local authorities in the United Kingdom
11-Oct-2013This statistical bulletin presents key results for the UK population from the individual censuses of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The bulletin focuses on the topics of population, ethnicity, country of birth, health, housing and accommodation.
Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2012
08-Oct-2013Annual 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.
1. Marriage Summary Statistics 2012 (Provisional) (Excel sheet 192Kb)
11-Jun-2014Provisional summary statistics on marriages which took place in England and Wales in 2012. Some historic data are also provided for comparison.
2. Age and Previous Marital Status at Marriage (Excel sheet 589Kb)
11-Jun-2014Annual marriage statistics by age at marriage and previous marital status. Figures for 2011 are final. Some tables provide data back to 1846.
3. Number of Marriages, Marriage Rates and Period of Occurrence (Excel sheet 239Kb)
11-Jun-2014Annual statistics on the number of marriages and marriage rates. Statistics are also included on the day, month and quarter of occurrence. Figures for 2011 are final. Some tables provide data back to 1837.
4. Marriage Statistics, Cohabitation and Cohort Analyses (Excel sheet 343Kb)
11-Jun-2014Statistics on marriages which took place in England and Wales which include figures on cohabitation before marriage. Figures for 2011 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.
5. Marriages by Area of Occurrence, Type of Ceremony and Denomination (Excel sheet 218Kb)
11-Jun-2014Annual marriage statistics by area of occurrence, type of ceremony and denomination. Figures for 2011 are final. Some tables provide data back to 1837.
6. Previous Marital Status (Excel sheet 152Kb)
11-Jun-2014Annual marriage statistics by previous marital status. Figures for 2011 are final. Some tables provide data back to 1845.