Distribution of Scottish adults in 2017, by marital status

Scotland: marital status of adult population 2017 This statistic shows the marital status of Scotland's adult population in 2017. Nearly half of all adults were married or in a civil partnership, whereas just over a third had never been married or in a civil partnership.
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Share of adult population
Single, never been married/in civil partnership 36%
Married/Civil partnership 47%
Divorced7%
Widowed7%
Separated, but still legally married2%
Share of adult population
Single, never been married/in civil partnership 36%
Married/Civil partnership 47%
Divorced7%
Widowed7%
Separated, but still legally married2%
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This statistic shows the marital status of Scotland's adult population in 2017. Nearly half of all adults were married or in a civil partnership, whereas just over a third had never been married or in a civil partnership.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United Kingdom (Scotland)
Survey time period
2017
Number of respondents
9,810 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Method of interview
Face-to-face interview

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