Marriage   Now By Shane@Intentional-Relationship.com
 
in Australia   <ul><li>every   third   marriage ends in divorce </li></ul>
<ul><li>About 29% of Australians   never marry </li></ul>
<ul><li>The crude marriage rate fell from  9.3 in 1970  to  7.4 in 1980 , falling to  5.3 in 2001 </li></ul>
<ul><li>The crude marriage rate has increased slightly to  5.5 in 2008  for every 1,000 members of the population  </li></ul>
in Australia  <ul><li>Marriages are now  lasting longer  before the divorce than 20 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>12.5 years...
 
 
in Australia  <ul><li>Men are more likely to  die  than to  divorce </li></ul><ul><li>47% chance for a man to die while ma...
<ul><li>Women are more likely to  divorce  than to  die </li></ul><ul><li>22% chance for a woman to die while married. 33....
<ul><li>Close to half of divorced people   re-marry </li></ul>
<ul><li>Divorced people have a higher chance of   re-marriage   than those who are widowed </li></ul>
<ul><li>Divorced people who are in   de-facto relationships   are less likely to marry their partner than those who have n...
in Australia   <ul><li>The number of joint divorce applications increased in the last years  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Women file more  divorce applications than men  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Most  men  divorce at the age 40-44 </li></ul><ul><li>women  at the age 35-39  </li></ul>
in Australia   <ul><li>legal services generate   $18 billion a year   in income, contributing $11 billion to the Australia...
<ul><li>The divorce rate is  declining .  </li></ul><ul><li>For 1,000 of residential population the divorce rate peaked in...
<ul><li>The divorce rate reached   2.3% in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>the lowest since 1988  </li></ul>
 
in Australia   <ul><li>The average size of households has  </li></ul><ul><li>fallen over the 20th century from  </li></ul>...
<ul><li>The average size of households was approximately   </li></ul><ul><li>2.6 in 2006  </li></ul>
<ul><li>In 1975, only   16% of marriages   were preceded by cohabitation increasing to   23% in 1979 </li></ul>
<ul><li>In 2008,   78%   of those who married had lived together beforehand   </li></ul>
<ul><li>95% of people aged 35-64 years have been in at least one   live-in relationship </li></ul>
<ul><li>1 March 2009 - New de-facto regulation became effective in Queensland:  </li></ul><ul><li>de-facto couples whose r...
in Australia  <ul><li>In  1976 ,  48%  of households were couple families living  with dependent children  and  28%  were ...
<ul><li>In  2006 ,  37%  of households were couple families living  with dependent children  and  37%  were couples living...
<ul><li>About three-quarters of people who marry today lived with their partner for some time  prior to marriage </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Married people are twice as likely to have   children   than the ones in de-facto relationships  </li></ul>
in Australia   <ul><li>The average number of   children   per divorce of 1.88  </li></ul>
<ul><li>About   one-third   of children today are born outside the traditional marriage </li></ul>
<ul><li>Lone-parent families households have increased from less than   7% in 1976   to   11% by 2006 </li></ul>
<ul><li>The proportion of families with children that were headed by a lone parent (father or mother) have increased from ...
<ul><li>1 in 3  lone parents living with dependent children  in  2006  were never married. compared with  </li></ul><ul><l...
in Australia  <ul><li>In   1963   women giving birth to their first child of the marriage were aged in their   early 20’s ...
<ul><li>In   1963 ,   the late twenties represented the second most common age </li></ul>
<ul><li>In   1963 , births to teenage married women were quite common, representing the third most common age  </li></ul>
<ul><li>In   1980   the   early and late 20’s   represented the most common ages of new mothers </li></ul>
<ul><li>In   1991   new mothers were more likely to be in their   late 20’s   than in their early 20’s </li></ul>
 
 
Marriage  Happens
 
Author:  Shane@Intentional-Relationship.com  www.intentional-relationship.com Blog:  http:// intentionalrelationship . wor...
Credits:  <ul><li>Based on the data of the Australian Bureau of Statistics ( LIFETIME MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE TRENDS ,  COUPL...
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Marriage statistics in Australia.

Author: Shane@Intentional-Relationship.com
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  • (i.e., the number of marriages for every 1,000 members of the population)
  • (i.e., the number of marriages for every 1,000 members of the population)
  • (the median duration of marriage to divorce was 12.5 years in 2007 compared with 10.1 years in 1988)
  • (dependent or otherwise).
  • (dependent or otherwise).
  • (28% vs 36%)
  • (28% vs 36%)
  • Marriage Now, Marriage Happens

    1. 1. Marriage Now By Shane@Intentional-Relationship.com
    2. 3. in Australia   <ul><li>every   third   marriage ends in divorce </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>About 29% of Australians never marry </li></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><li>The crude marriage rate fell from 9.3 in 1970 to 7.4 in 1980 , falling to 5.3 in 2001 </li></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>The crude marriage rate has increased slightly to 5.5 in 2008 for every 1,000 members of the population </li></ul>
    6. 7. in Australia  <ul><li>Marriages are now lasting longer before the divorce than 20 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>12.5 years in 2007, 10.1 years in 1988 </li></ul>
    7. 10. in Australia  <ul><li>Men are more likely to die than to divorce </li></ul><ul><li>47% chance for a man to die while married. 33.4% chance for a marriage to end in divorce. Australian Bureau of Statistics </li></ul>
    8. 11. <ul><li>Women are more likely to divorce than to die </li></ul><ul><li>22% chance for a woman to die while married. 33.4% chance for a marriage to end in divorce. due to longer life expectancy for women </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Bureau of Statistics </li></ul>
    9. 12. <ul><li>Close to half of divorced people re-marry </li></ul>
    10. 13. <ul><li>Divorced people have a higher chance of re-marriage than those who are widowed </li></ul>
    11. 14. <ul><li>Divorced people who are in de-facto relationships are less likely to marry their partner than those who have never been married </li></ul>
    12. 15. in Australia   <ul><li>The number of joint divorce applications increased in the last years </li></ul>
    13. 16. <ul><li>Women file more divorce applications than men </li></ul>
    14. 17. <ul><li>Most men divorce at the age 40-44 </li></ul><ul><li>women at the age 35-39 </li></ul>
    15. 18. in Australia   <ul><li>legal services generate $18 billion a year in income, contributing $11 billion to the Australian economy </li></ul>
    16. 19. <ul><li>The divorce rate is declining . </li></ul><ul><li>For 1,000 of residential population the divorce rate peaked in 2001 at 2.7% </li></ul>
    17. 20. <ul><li>The divorce rate reached 2.3% in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>the lowest since 1988 </li></ul>
    18. 22. in Australia   <ul><li>The average size of households has </li></ul><ul><li>fallen over the 20th century from </li></ul><ul><li>4.5 in 1911 </li></ul><ul><li>3.5 in 1966 </li></ul><ul><li>3.0 in 1981 </li></ul>
    19. 23. <ul><li>The average size of households was approximately </li></ul><ul><li>2.6 in 2006 </li></ul>
    20. 24. <ul><li>In 1975, only 16% of marriages were preceded by cohabitation increasing to 23% in 1979 </li></ul>
    21. 25. <ul><li>In 2008, 78% of those who married had lived together beforehand </li></ul>
    22. 26. <ul><li>95% of people aged 35-64 years have been in at least one live-in relationship </li></ul>
    23. 27. <ul><li>1 March 2009 - New de-facto regulation became effective in Queensland: </li></ul><ul><li>de-facto couples whose relationship broke following 1 March 2009 will be applying to Family Court for both property settlement and custody of the children </li></ul>
    24. 28. in Australia  <ul><li>In 1976 , 48% of households were couple families living with dependent children and 28% were couples living with no children </li></ul>
    25. 29. <ul><li>In 2006 , 37% of households were couple families living with dependent children and 37% were couples living with no children </li></ul>in Australia 
    26. 30. <ul><li>About three-quarters of people who marry today lived with their partner for some time prior to marriage </li></ul>
    27. 32. <ul><li>Married people are twice as likely to have children than the ones in de-facto relationships </li></ul>
    28. 33. in Australia   <ul><li>The average number of children per divorce of 1.88 </li></ul>
    29. 34. <ul><li>About one-third of children today are born outside the traditional marriage </li></ul>
    30. 35. <ul><li>Lone-parent families households have increased from less than 7% in 1976 to 11% by 2006 </li></ul>
    31. 36. <ul><li>The proportion of families with children that were headed by a lone parent (father or mother) have increased from </li></ul><ul><li>12% in 1980 ; </li></ul><ul><li>15% in 1990 ; </li></ul><ul><li>20% in 1997 and </li></ul><ul><li>21% in 2008 </li></ul>
    32. 37. <ul><li>1 in 3 lone parents living with dependent children in 2006 were never married. compared with </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 5 in 1986 </li></ul>
    33. 38. in Australia  <ul><li>In 1963 women giving birth to their first child of the marriage were aged in their early 20’s </li></ul>
    34. 39. <ul><li>In 1963 , the late twenties represented the second most common age </li></ul>
    35. 40. <ul><li>In 1963 , births to teenage married women were quite common, representing the third most common age </li></ul>
    36. 41. <ul><li>In 1980 the early and late 20’s represented the most common ages of new mothers </li></ul>
    37. 42. <ul><li>In 1991 new mothers were more likely to be in their late 20’s than in their early 20’s </li></ul>
    38. 45. Marriage Happens
    39. 47. Author:  Shane@Intentional-Relationship.com www.intentional-relationship.com Blog: http:// intentionalrelationship . wordpress .com/about/ http://twitter.com/ IntentRelations Content based on a slideshow by Karl Fisch http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com
    40. 48. Credits:  <ul><li>Based on the data of the Australian Bureau of Statistics ( LIFETIME MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE TRENDS ,  COUPLES IN AUSTRALIA  and  Divorces, Australia ) </li></ul><ul><li>Alan Hayes, Ruth Weston, Lixia Qu and Matthew Gray: Families then and now: 1980-2010: http://www. aifs . gov .au/institute/pubs/ factssheets /fs2010conf/fs2010conf.html </li></ul>
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