US survey on reasons to marry in 2010, by marital status

This statistic shows the results of a 2010 survey on reasons to marry in the United States, sorted by marital status. As of 2010, 93 percent of the married respondents considered love the most important reason, whereas this accounted for 84 percent of the unmarried respondents.

In your opinion, what are very important reasons to marry? (by marital status, 2010)*

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Source

Release date

November 2010

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 1-21, 2010

Number of respondents

2,691 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

* Asked of married and unmarried separately, n=1,306 for married and 1,385 for unmarried.

The source does not provide the original wording of the question. the wording chosen here may therefore differ.

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