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
Trends in civil partnerships: How will marriages to same sex couples change statistics?
08-Oct-2013Latest ONS statistics on civil partnerships in the UK in 2012
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-2013Recent estimates of the number of families by type, people in families by family type and children in families by type. Types of family include married couple families, cohabiting couple families and lone parent families. Tables on household size, household types and people in different household types are also provided. These include estimates of people living alone and multi-family households.
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.
Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional), 2011
26-Jun-2013Annual data on marriages in England and Wales. Marriages abroad not included. Non-residents are included. Derived as part of civil registration.
Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables (February 2014 Update): Annual Time Series Data (Excel sheet 470Kb)
25-Feb-2014Annual and quarterly data for a selection of key statistics under the following themes: population, demography and health.
1. Divorces in England and Wales, 2012: Number of Divorces, Age at Divorce and Marital Status before Marriage (Excel sheet 286Kb)
06-Feb-2014Divorce statistics by age at divorce and marital status before marriage are provided in these tables.
2. Divorces in England and Wales, 2012: Age at Marriage, Duration of Marriage and Cohort Analyses (Excel sheet 486Kb)
06-Feb-2014Divorce statistics by age at marriage and duration of marriage are provided in these tables. Cohort analyses providing the percentage of marriages ending in divorce by year of marriage and anniversary and proportions of men/women who have ever divorced by age and year of birth are also included.
3. Divorces in England and Wales, 2012: Children of Divorced Couples (Excel sheet 111Kb)
06-Feb-2014Divorce statistics on the number and age of children in families where the parents divorce are provided in these tables.
2011 Census: Local Characteristics on Families and Demography for Output Areas in England and Wales - links to tables on Nomis (Excel sheet 37Kb)
23-Jan-2014The Local Characteristics tables included in this release are available to download from the Nomis website. This link file contains direct links to a page on the Nomis website for each table. Additional information is included that describes the geography level provided in each table.
2011 Census teaching file (ZIP 6834Kb)
23-Jan-2014This census product provides a small sample of non-disclosive microdata as an educational tool to assist with the teaching of statistics and social sciences. The information in the Teaching File has been protected against the identification of individuals using only a sample, reducing detail through the use of broad categories and deliberately mixing and swapping details for any unusual records.