Marriages and partnership registrations; key figures


This table includes data on contracted marriages and registered partnerships among the Dutch population.

The following information is available:
- Marriages by sex of the partners.
- Marrying persons by sex and marital status before marriage.
- Average age at marriage by sex and marital status.
- Average number of contracted marriages by sex.
- Partnership registrations by sex of the partners.

Data available from: 1950

Status of the figures:
All figures in this publication are final data.

Changes per 12 June 2020:
Final figures of 2019 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
Figures of 2020 will be added in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

Marriages and partnership registrations; key figures

Periods MarriagesTotal marriages (number) MarriagesMarriages, relative (per 1,000 inhabitants) MarriagesBetween man and woman (number) MarriagesBetween men (number) MarriagesBetween women (number) By sex and marital statusMenTotal men (number) By sex and marital statusMenNever married (number) By sex and marital statusMenPartnership (number) By sex and marital statusMenWidowed (number) By sex and marital statusMenDivorced (number) By sex and marital statusWomenTotal women (number) By sex and marital statusWomenNever married (number) By sex and marital statusWomenPartnership (number) By sex and marital statusWomenWidowed (number) By sex and marital statusWomenDivorced (number) By sex and marital status, relativeMenTotal men (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeMenNever married (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeMenPartnership (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeMenWidowed (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeMenDivorced (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeWomenTotal women (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeWomenNever married (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeWomenPartnership (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeWomenWidowed (o/oo) By sex and marital status, relativeWomenDivorced (o/oo) Average age at marriageMenTotal men (year) Average age at marriageMenNever married (year) Average age at marriageMenPartnership (year) Average age at marriageMenWidowed (year) Average age at marriageMenDivorced (year) Average age at marriageWomenTotal women (year) Average age at marriageWomenNever married (year) Average age at marriageWomenPartnership (year) Average age at marriageWomenWidowed (year) Average age at marriageWomenDivorced (year) Partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrations (number) Partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrationsPartnership registrations, relative (per 1,000 inhabitants) Partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrationsBetween man and woman (number) Partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrationsBetween men (number) Partnership registrationsTotal partnership registrationsBetween women (number) Partnership registrationsNew partnershipsTotal new partnership registrations (number) Partnership registrationsNew partnershipsBetween man and woman (number) Partnership registrationsNew partnershipsBetween men (number) Partnership registrationsNew partnershipsBetween women (number)
2018 64,315 3.7 62,813 682 820 61,949 46,869 1,635 1,295 12,150 60,007 46,303 1,614 1,079 11,011 15.6 15.3 13.1 6.5 21.1 14.4 17.7 13.0 1.6 14.5 38.2 34.1 38.9 63.2 51.1 35.2 31.6 36.2 59.0 47.7 19,830 1.15 19,181 311 338 19,830 19,181 311 338
2019 63,565 3.7 62,146 675 744 61,077 46,105 1,718 1,216 12,038 58,761 45,150 1,691 991 10,929 15.1 14.8 12.3 6.0 20.6 13.9 16.9 12.1 1.5 14.2 38.4 34.4 38.6 63.8 51.4 35.5 31.9 35.8 60.0 47.9 21,885 1.26 21,176 348 361 21,885 21,176 348 361
Source: CBS.
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