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Marriage statistics in Australia. ...

Marriage statistics in Australia.

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

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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 Marriage Now, Marriage Happens Presentation Transcript

  • Marriage Now By Shane@Intentional-Relationship.com
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  • in Australia  
    • every   third   marriage ends in divorce
    • About 29% of Australians never marry
    • The crude marriage rate fell from 9.3 in 1970 to 7.4 in 1980 , falling to 5.3 in 2001
    • The crude marriage rate has increased slightly to 5.5 in 2008 for every 1,000 members of the population
  • in Australia 
    • Marriages are now lasting longer before the divorce than 20 years ago
    • 12.5 years in 2007, 10.1 years in 1988
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  • in Australia 
    • Men are more likely to die than to divorce
    • 47% chance for a man to die while married. 33.4% chance for a marriage to end in divorce. Australian Bureau of Statistics
    • Women are more likely to divorce than to die
    • 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
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    • Close to half of divorced people re-marry
    • Divorced people have a higher chance of re-marriage than those who are widowed
    • Divorced people who are in de-facto relationships are less likely to marry their partner than those who have never been married
  • in Australia  
    • The number of joint divorce applications increased in the last years
    • Women file more divorce applications than men
    • Most men divorce at the age 40-44
    • women at the age 35-39
  • in Australia  
    • legal services generate $18 billion a year in income, contributing $11 billion to the Australian economy
    • The divorce rate is declining .
    • For 1,000 of residential population the divorce rate peaked in 2001 at 2.7%
    • The divorce rate reached 2.3% in 2007
    • the lowest since 1988
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  • in Australia  
    • The average size of households has
    • fallen over the 20th century from
    • 4.5 in 1911
    • 3.5 in 1966
    • 3.0 in 1981
    • The average size of households was approximately
    • 2.6 in 2006
    • In 1975, only 16% of marriages were preceded by cohabitation increasing to 23% in 1979
    • In 2008, 78% of those who married had lived together beforehand
    • 95% of people aged 35-64 years have been in at least one live-in relationship
    • 1 March 2009 - New de-facto regulation became effective in Queensland:
    • 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
  • in Australia 
    • In 1976 , 48% of households were couple families living with dependent children and 28% were couples living with no children
    • In 2006 , 37% of households were couple families living with dependent children and 37% were couples living with no children
    in Australia 
    • About three-quarters of people who marry today lived with their partner for some time prior to marriage
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    • Married people are twice as likely to have children than the ones in de-facto relationships
  • in Australia  
    • The average number of children per divorce of 1.88
    • About one-third of children today are born outside the traditional marriage
    • Lone-parent families households have increased from less than 7% in 1976 to 11% by 2006
    • The proportion of families with children that were headed by a lone parent (father or mother) have increased from
    • 12% in 1980 ;
    • 15% in 1990 ;
    • 20% in 1997 and
    • 21% in 2008
    • 1 in 3 lone parents living with dependent children in 2006 were never married. compared with
    • 1 in 5 in 1986
  • in Australia 
    • In 1963 women giving birth to their first child of the marriage were aged in their early 20’s
    • In 1963 , the late twenties represented the second most common age
    • In 1963 , births to teenage married women were quite common, representing the third most common age
    • In 1980 the early and late 20’s represented the most common ages of new mothers
    • In 1991 new mothers were more likely to be in their late 20’s than in their early 20’s
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  • Marriage Happens
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  • 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
  • Credits: 
    • Based on the data of the Australian Bureau of Statistics ( LIFETIME MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE TRENDS ,  COUPLES IN AUSTRALIA  and  Divorces, Australia )
    • 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