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Young Marriage

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YOUNG MARRIAGE
A FADING TREND IN A MODERN AGE
BROUGHT TO YOU BY
MEDIAN AGE AT FIRST MARRIAGE
PERCENTAGE OF DIVORCE
RECENT MARRIAGE TRENDS
4
6
In 2010, the percentage of marriages that ended in divorce had nearly doubled since 1950.
From 1950 to the 2010 census, the median age at first marriage has risen by 4 years for  men  and by 6 years for women.
23%
41%
MARRIAGE AND DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS
Marriage Rate Per 1,000 Population
From 1980 to 1990, the percentage of divorce began to drop. Also from 1980 to 1990, the number of domestic partnerships more than doubled and the marriage rate began to drop.
NUMBER OF UNMARRIED PARTNERS LIVING TOGETHER
The trend of young marriage faded as the median age at first marriage rose and domestic partnerships became common.
MARRIAGE AND CHRISTIANITY
PERCENTAGE OF THOSE MARRIED WITHIN DIFFERENT FAITHS
Of each faith, Christians have the greatest percentage of marriages and the smallest percentage of domestic partnerships.
PERCENTAGE OF THOSE IN DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS WITHIN DIFFERENT FAITHS
MILLENNIAL MARITAL STATUS
2014 MILLENNIAL RELATIONSHIPS
PERCENTAGE OF THOSE LIVING WITH A PARTNER AND NOT MARRIED
Only 27% of millennials are married.
Of each generation, millennials have the greatest percentage of domestic partnerships and smallest percentage of marriages.
SOURCES
Median Age at First Marriage - U.S. Census Bureau Percentage of Divorce - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Marriage Rate Per 1,000 Population - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Number of Unmarried Partners Living Together - U.S. Census Bureau Percentage of Those Married Within Different Faiths - Pew Research Center, 2014 Percentage of Those in Domestic Partnerships Within Different Faiths - Pew Research Center, 2014 Millennial Marital Status - Gallup Percentage of Those Living With a Partner And Not Married - Gallup