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.

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

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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Source

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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