Marriages and partnership registrations; key figures
SubjectsChange table set-up. Move item to columns.PeriodsChange table set-up. Move item to rows.200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
MarriagesTotal marriagesnumber82 09185 80880 42773 44172 26372 36972 48575 43873 47775 39971 57270 315
Marriages, relativeper 1,000 inhabitants5.15.35.04.54.44.44.44.64.44.54.34.2
Between man and womannumber79 67783 97078 92872 23171 11371 15771 11474 03072 11974 04570 21769 030
Between men1 339935735579570579663656573660601544
Between women1 075903764631580633708752785694754741
Marrying personsBy sex and marital statusMenTotal men78 72882 00577 09169 52569 49370 33570 78273 80171 51672 94669 23867 878
Never married62 46964 86760 76654 68454 55554 99855 52158 07556 42955 43452 55651 796
Partnership.........9551 0711 165
Widowed1 7141 7661 6291 6021 6701 7391 7061 6931 6591 6391 6141 521
Divorced14 54515 37214 69613 23913 26813 59813 55514 03313 42814 91813 99713 396
WomenTotal women76 28079 84575 22168 78068 20068 73169 57272 56470 29870 54467 61066 409
Never married61 40864 29360 24454 91554 34754 61255 31157 83856 27654 96752 46851 795
Partnership.........9331 0841 193
Widowed1 3521 4321 3201 3961 3721 4041 4451 4671 3711 2541 2891 252
Divorced13 52014 12013 65712 46912 48112 71512 81613 25912 65113 39012 76912 169
By sex and marital status, relativeMenTotal meno/oo26.927.625.622.822.422.422.222.821.721.520.019.3
Never married26.427.024.922.221.821.721.622.221.320.719.418.8
Partnership.........17.717.517.2
Widowed10.410.79.79.59.810.29.99.79.49.28.98.3
Divorced37.138.235.931.831.331.430.831.328.530.327.926.2
WomenTotal women24.124.923.120.920.420.320.220.819.919.418.317.7
Never married31.832.630.126.926.125.825.726.325.324.422.922.2
Partnership.........17.317.717.6
Widowed1.92.01.92.01.92.02.12.12.01.81.91.8
Divorced26.526.825.422.722.222.221.922.220.320.719.318.1
Average age at marriageMenTotal menyear34.634.735.035.435.836.136.336.436.536.636.937.0
Never married31.631.631.832.232.432.632.832.933.032.833.033.1
Partnership.........37.837.337.5
Widowed58.258.058.458.859.160.659.960.461.161.061.261.6
Divorced44.945.145.546.046.847.147.747.948.447.948.649.1
WomenTotal women31.531.631.932.332.733.033.233.433.433.433.833.8
Never married28.929.029.229.529.729.930.030.230.330.130.430.4
Partnership.........34.234.434.9
Widowed54.053.553.654.655.555.456.056.157.056.957.358.0
Divorced41.441.441.942.443.143.844.244.644.944.845.345.7
Average number of marriages per personMenTotal marriagesnumber0.680.710.680.620.630.650.660.690.670.690.650.64
One marriage0.520.550.530.480.490.510.520.550.530.520.500.49
Two or more marriages0.150.160.150.140.140.140.140.150.140.160.150.15
WomenTotal marriages0.690.730.690.640.640.650.660.690.670.670.640.63
One marriage0.560.590.560.520.520.530.540.560.550.530.510.50
Two or more marriages0.130.140.130.120.120.120.130.130.120.140.140.13
Partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrations3 3778 32110 11911 15611 30710 80110 55010 8429 4979 5719 9459 224
Partnership registrations, relativeper 1,000 inhabitants0.210.520.620.690.690.660.640.660.570.580.600.55
Between man and womannumber2 8477 7749 57710 57310 69910 1829 94510 2319 0029 0849 4648 789
Between men285269262261279295269298221234235217
Between women245278280322329324336313274253246218
New partnershipsTotal new partnership registrations2 1883 5324 7905 6406 2626 8487 3307 9728 9219 5719 9459 224
Between man and woman1 6703 0444 3055 1485 7446 3156 8047 4508 4349 0849 4648 789
Between men280250235220234257240259217234235217
Between women238238250272284276286263270253246218
Marriage changed into a partnershipTotal marriages changed into a partne...1 1894 7895 3295 5165 0453 9533 2202 870576   
Between man and woman1 1774 7305 2725 4254 9553 8673 1412 781568   
Between men5192741453829394   
Between women7403050454850504   
© Statistics Netherlands, Den Haag/Heerlen 16-4-2014