Distribution of population over 16 years old in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011, by marital status

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 in percent. The largest group is that of married people, followed by 'single' with some 11.8 percent less. The smallest group is 'in civil partnership' at 0.2 percent.
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Percentage of population
Married46.5%
Single (never married)34.7%
Divorced / formerly in CP8.8%
Widowed / surviving partner7%
Seperated2.7%
In civil partnership (CP)0.2%
Percentage of population
Married46.5%
Single (never married)34.7%
Divorced / formerly in CP8.8%
Widowed / surviving partner7%
Seperated2.7%
In civil partnership (CP)0.2%
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This statistic shows the marital status of all people over 16 years old in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011 in percent. The largest group is that of married people, followed by 'single' with some 11.8 percent less. The smallest group is 'in civil partnership' at 0.2 percent.
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Release date
October 2013
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
March 27, 2011
Age group
16 years and older
Supplementary notes
* Figures do not sum to 100 due to rounding

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