MARRIAGE STATISTICS

Latest Statistics from US Census Bureau

The latest US Census Bureau and National Center for Health Statistics contain the March and July, 1998 updates.  Selected charts have been updated (and some reproduced here) based upon the new data.

Total Marriages2

Total Marriages
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Divorces
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Marriages Divorces
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US Census Statistics Plotted1


Females
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Liveins
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Children

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Marriage Rates

Marriage Rates
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 Divorce Rates

Divorce Rates
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 References

1.  Source of CPS data:  U. S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P20-506u, "Marital Status and Living Arrangements:  March 1998," and earlier reports.  http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/ms-la.html

2. National Center for Health Statistics. Births, marriages, divorces, and deaths for July 28, 1998. Monthly vital statistics report; vol 46 no 12. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1998.
 http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/data/mvs46_12.pdf

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Revised August 31, 1998

AUTHOR:  Larry Wood
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