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Although the ratios and rates are similar measures, they each provide a unique lens on marriage and divorce in the United States. Thus, we chart both to provide a more nuanced picture of marriage and divorce.
The marriage and divorce rates are calculated by dividing the of women who experienced the event marriage or divorce in the last 12 months by the of women who were at risk of the event. For more on the marriage and divorce rates forsee Marriage Rate in the U. A marriage to divorce ratio can be over 1. Figure 1. Figure 2. This project is supported with assistance from Bowling Green State University.
From tosupport was also provided by the U. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the author s and should not be construed as representing the opinions or policy of any agency of the state or federal government. View Privacy Statement Understood. Ask Us! Toggle high contrast. Marriage to Divorce Ratio in the U. Family Profile No. Marriage to Divorce Ratio by Race-Ethnicity.
All racial-ethnic groups had more marriages than divorces. The second highest ratio was found among Hispanic women 2. Black women were the only group that had a higher divorce rate than marriage rate, with nearly 31 divorces per 1, married women aged 15 and older and only Marriage to Divorce Ratio by Educational Attainment. There are substantial educational differences in marriage and divorce behaviors, with the largest differences between those with a college degree or more relative to those with only some college or less. Women with less than a high school degree 1.
Those with less than a high school degree were the only education category to have a higher divorce rate than marriage rate. Marriage to Divorce Ratio by Age Group.
Inthere were about 14 marriages for every one divorce among 15 to year-old women. However, the highest marriage rate was among those aged 25 to 34 with Those aged 45 to 54, 55 to 64, and 65 and older all had more divorces than marriages in Only two age groups had a higher divorce rate than marriage rate: those aged 15 to 24 and those aged 65 and over.
Figure 3. References Allred, C. Marriage rate in the U. Family ProfilesFP Bowling Green, OH. National Center for Family and Marriage Research. Allred, C. Divorce rate in the U. Payne, K. Charting marriage and divorce in the U. Schweizer, V. Marriage-to-divorce ratio in the U. Family Profiles, FP Suggested Citation Schweizer, V. Marriage to divorce ratio in the U.Divorced white woman
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