Total number of marriages in France from 2004 to 2017

France: total number of marriages 2004-2017 This statistic depicts the total number of marriages in France from 2004 to 2017. In 2005 the number of marriages amounted to over 283 thousand, this was the highest number of marriages recorded during the 13 year period. Same-sex marriage was legalized in France in 2013, Since then the number of same-sex marriages in France reached 7,751 marriages in 2015, with the highest number recorded the previous year with 10,522 nuptials. In general, France would come in second in a statistic with reference to number of marriages in Europe in 2014, excluding seven European countries for which data was unavailable to the source. By comparison, the number of divorces in France has also been declining by a rate of 8 percent between 2004 and 2014. In the most recent surveyed year, the number of divorces amounted to 120.5 thousand, roughly 30 thousand divorces less than in 2005 at their highest.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Number of marriages
2004278,439
2005283,036
2006273,914
2007273,669
2008265,404
2009251,478
2010251,654
2011236,826
2012245,930
2013238,592
2014241,300
2015*236,300
2016*232,700
2017*228,000
Number of marriages
2004278,439
2005283,036
2006273,914
2007273,669
2008265,404
2009251,478
2010251,654
2011236,826
2012245,930
2013238,592
2014241,300
2015*236,300
2016*232,700
2017*228,000
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic depicts the total number of marriages in France from 2004 to 2017. In 2005 the number of marriages amounted to over 283 thousand, this was the highest number of marriages recorded during the 13 year period. Same-sex marriage was legalized in France in 2013, Since then the number of same-sex marriages in France reached 7,751 marriages in 2015, with the highest number recorded the previous year with 10,522 nuptials. In general, France would come in second in a statistic with reference to number of marriages in Europe in 2014, excluding seven European countries for which data was unavailable to the source. By comparison, the number of divorces in France has also been declining by a rate of 8 percent between 2004 and 2014. In the most recent surveyed year, the number of divorces amounted to 120.5 thousand, roughly 30 thousand divorces less than in 2005 at their highest.
Show more
Release date
February 2018
Region
France
Survey time period
2004 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Provisional data
Until 2013, only opposite-sex marriages were allowed.
Starting 2014, the Mayotte island is taken into account.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Demography in France"

  • The French population
The most important statistics
  • Settlement distribution and density
  • Births and deaths
The most important statistics
  • French couples
The most important statistics
  • French families
The most important statistics

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Demography in France

All Information
in one Presentation

Demography in France

Everything On "Demography in France" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar