New marriages in Sweden 2018, by age group

Number of newlyweds in Sweden in 2018, by age group

by Agnete Lundetræ Jürgensen, last edited Aug 9, 2019
New marriages in Sweden 2018, by age group The number of newlyweds in Sweden amounted to almost 94 thousand in 2018, a lower number than the four previous years. The most common age for newlyweds was from 30 to 34 years, with a little more than 21.4 thousand individuals. The second and third most common age groups for newlyweds were 25 to 29 years, and 35 to 39 years. br> Increasing average age at first marriage

     In Sweden, the average age at first marriage for both women and men increased from 2008 to 2018. Among women it increased by 1.5 years during this ten-year period to 33.9 years in 2018. For men the age increase was not as large as for women and increased by 1.2 years compared with ten years earlier, reaching an average age of first marriage of 36.3 years.

Average length of a marriage

     The average length of a marriage in Sweden in 2018 was 47.1 years if it lasted until it was dissolved by death. For marriages that ended in divorce, the average length was 11.3 years.
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Number of newlyweds in Sweden in 2018, by age group

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