Increasing average age at first marriage
In Sweden, the average age at the first marriage for both women and men increased in recent years. Among women, it increased by 1.8 years over the last 10 years. For men, the age increase was not as large as for women, and increased by 1.5 years from 2010 to 2020, reaching an average age of 37 years when marrying for the first time.
Average length of a marriage
The average length of a marriage in Sweden in 2020 was 47.2 years if it lasted until it was dissolved by death. For marriages that ended in divorce, the average length was 11.5 years.