Official Statistics of Finland

Changes in marital status

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Number of marriages entered into clearly lower, slightly more divorces
17 Apr 2014
According to Statistics Finland's data on population changes, the number of marriages entered into in 2013 went down steeply from the previous year. A total of 25,119 marriages were entered into, which was 3,759 fewer than in the year before. The decrease in the marriage rate concerned almost without exception all age groups.

Next release:
21 Apr 2015

Description: The statistics on changes in marital status describe changes in the marital status of men and women permanently resident in Finland. The categories of marital status are unmarried, married, divorced, widowed, partner in a registered same-sex partnership, divorced from a registered same-sex partnership and widowed from a registered same-sex partnership.
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Keywords: becoming widowed, couple relationship, divorce, divorce from a registered partnership, divorce rate, divorce rate of registered partnerships, marital status, marriage, marriage rate, population changes, registered partnership, widowed, vital statistics.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Changes in marital status [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-643X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 31.3.2015].
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