Official Statistics of Finland

Changes in marital status

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Men remarry more often than women
14 Nov 2017
According to Statistics Finland's data on population changes, remarriage is more common for men than women. Mens remarriage is also more common when examined by age group, except for persons aged under 35, where womens remarriage was more common than mens for the second year in a row. Remarriage decreases gradually with age.

Next release:
20 Apr 2018

Description: The statistics on changes in marital status describe changes in the marital status of men and women permanently resident in Finland. The categories of marital status are unmarried, married, divorced, widowed, partner in a registered same-sex partnership, divorced from a registered same-sex partnership and widowed from a registered same-sex partnership.
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Keywords: becoming widowed, couple relationship, divorce, divorce from a registered partnership, divorce rate, divorce rate of registered partnerships, marital status, marriage, marriage rate, population changes, registered partnership, widowed, vital statistics.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Changes in marital status [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-643X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.3.2018].
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