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Subject: Families

Key Publications

Statistical bulletin: Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional), 2012 11-Jun-2014
Annual data on marriages in England and Wales. Marriages abroad not included. Non-residents are included. Derived as part of civil registration.
Statistical bulletin: Divorces in England and Wales, 2012 06-Feb-2014
Tables contain dissolutions and annulments of marriage by previous marital status, sex and age of divorcees, children and facts proven and to whom granted.
Statistical bulletin: Families and Households, 2014 28-Jan-2015
Presents statistics on families and children by family type including married couples, cohabiting couples and lone parents. Also shows household size and people living alone.
Statistical bulletin: Civil Partnerships in the UK, 2011 31-Jul-2012
Annual statistics on civil partnerships that were formed in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011, 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, Scotland and the UK are provisional and all dissolution data are provisional.

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Key Data

Reference table: 1. Marriage Summary Statistics 2012 (Provisional) (Excel sheet 200Kb) 11-Jun-2014
Provisional summary statistics on marriages which took place in England and Wales in 2012. Some historic data are also provided for comparison.
Reference table: 1. Divorces in England and Wales, 2012: Number of Divorces, Age at Divorce and Marital Status before Marriage (Excel sheet 286Kb) 06-Feb-2014
Divorce statistics by age at divorce and marital status before marriage are provided in these tables.
Reference table: Families and Households, 2012 (Excel sheet 413Kb) 01-Nov-2012
Shows families and children by family type including married couples, cohabiting couples and lone parents. Also shows household size and people living alone.
Reference table: Civil Partnership Formations, 2011 (Excel sheet 315Kb) 31-Jul-2012
Civil partnership formations in the UK and its constituent countries. Civil partnership statistics are analysed by sex, age, previous marital status and area of occurrence. Figures on formations for Northern Ireland, Scotland and the UK are provisional.
Reference table: Civil Partnership Dissolutions, 2011 (Excel sheet 168Kb) 31-Jul-2012
Civil partnership dissolutions in the UK and its constituent countries. Civil partnership statistics are analysed by sex, age and previous marital status. All 2011 dissolution data are provisional.

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