Marital status of the United Kingdom population in 2011

This statistic shows the marital status of all people over 16 years old in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011. The largest group is that of married people, followed by 'single' with some 6.1 million people less. The smallest group is 'in civil partnership' at 113,335.

Marital status of all people over 16 years old in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011

Number of people
In civil partnership (CP)113,335
Seperated1,393,747
Widowed/ surviving partner3,607,011
Divorced/ formerly in CP4,537,108
Single (never married)17,797,160
Married23,859,031
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Source

Release date

October 2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

Single: never married or never registered a same-sex civil partnership
Separated: Separated but still legally married or still legally in a same-sex civil partnership
Divorced: Divorced or formerly in a same-sex civil partnership which is now legally dissolved
Widowed: Widowed or surviving partner from a same-sex civil partnership
In civil partnership (CP): In a registered same-sex civil partnership

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