Share of Americans who want to get married - as of 2012

This statistic shows the results of a survey in the United States in 2012 on the willingness to get married. Some 27 percent of respondents stated they did not want to get married.

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Release date

February 2012


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents

5,541 respondents

Age group

21 years and older

Special properties

Unmarried adults

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted among U.S. adults who have either never been married or are widowed, divorced or separated.
The source does not specify the exact time period during which the survey was conducted.

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