Marriage and Divorce - Crude marriage rate for the whole population 1946–2016

Stats NZ

Definitions

Marriage Rate (Crude): Marriages and civil unions per 1,000 mean estimated population (transfers to and from marriage or civil union are excluded).

For more information

http://datainfoplus.stats.govt.nz/Item/nz.govt.stats/d6a624f0-82b4-4257-ae27-bbc6948657a5#

Changes to data collection/processing

Rates from 1991 onward are based on the resident population concept. Before 1991, rates are based on the de facto population concept. Vitals data (births, deaths and marriages) is based on date of registration (not date of occurrence).
In 2016, with the introduction of same-sex marriage in 2013, the number of civil unions has decreased significantly and interest has shifted from civil unions and marriages to same-sex and opposite-sex couples.

Data provided by

Stats NZ

Dataset name

Marriages, Civil Unions, and Divorces: Crude marriage rate for the total population 2016

Webpage:

http://www.stats.govt.nz/infoshare/Default.aspx

How to find the data

At URL provided, select "Population > Marriage and Divorce Rates - DMR > Crude marriage rate, December years (total population) (Annual-Dec)". All variables were selected to create this dataset.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Marriages, Civil Unions, and Divorces: Crude marriage rate for the total population 2016

From the dataset Marriages, Civil Unions, and Divorces: Crude marriage rate for the total population 2016, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 3-73
  • Column: 2
  • Provided: 71 data points

Dataset originally released on:

May 03, 2017

Method of collection/Data provider

Statistics NZ receives a monthly electronic file of registered marriages and civil unions from Births, Deaths, and Marriages. They are responsible for processing and publishing statistics derived from the marriage and civil union registrations.