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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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Marriage rates for 30-somethings increased during the same 20-year period, proving couples plan to get hitched eventually.
Provisional figures for 2007 from the Office for National Statistics showed the number of unmarried adults in Wales and England rose in the year and the number choosing to marry fell - producing the lowest marriage rates since they were first calculated in 1862.
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show the marriage rate for men was 24.
The factors influencing reduction in childhood marriage rates remain imperfectly understood.
OnWednesdaytheONSpublished figures showing the marriage rate for men over 16 was 22.
07 ( ANI ): Child marriage rates in India have had a significant reduction due to continued efforts being put in the country to abolish the practice, a report by UNICEF said.
The continuing decline by nearly 1,500 marriages in a single year is a worrying trend for many, especially as the 8 year low in the city's marriage rate coincides with an eight year low in the birth rate as well.
Child marriage rates vary across regions - North Eastern and Coast have the highest prevalence rates while Central and Nairobi have the lowest.
Texas has one of the highest child marriage rates in the country, but a new law seeks to change that.
The report found sleep rates are worse in countries with low marriage rates.
Some argue that a decline in marriage rates can even be a positive factor in mortgage finance demand.
Over the past several decades, marriage rates have fallen dramatically in the U.