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301,254 Total UK Marriages in 2012

The total number of marriages in the UK for 2012 is 301,254 according to the latest published data from the government. This figure does not include couples who chose to get married abroad.

The provisional number of marriages in England Wales during 2012 was increased by 5.3% compared to statistics from 2011. Civil ceremonies accounted for 70% of all 2012 marries in the UK, with the average marriage age being 36.5 for a man and 34 for a woman.

Total number of UK marriages since 1901

Total number of UK marriages for the past 10 years


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