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Marital Event Rates

2009 Marital Events: Marriage Divorce Marital Event Rates Widowhood National Rates per 1,000 Men and Women Över Age 15 Men 19.1 marriages 9.2 divorces 3.5 widowh0ood Vs Women Reasons for variations: 17.6 marriages Variations in rates between men and women can be attributed to gender differences in marriage. Women tend to live longer than men. Women also tend to marry older men. Men also remarry more than women do, so men's marriage rates were higher than women's rates. 9.7 divorces 7.8 widowh0ood By Region Northeast Midwest South West The NE had the lowest marriage rates for men and women. The MW had the second largest rate of widowhood in The South had the highest divorce rařes for men and The West had the highest marriage rates for men and women. women. women. By State Maine Wyoming Arkansas & Alaska Hawaii Maine has the lowest marriage rate for both men and women. Wyoming has the highest rate of mărriages for both men and women. Arkansas had the highest divorce rate for men whereas Alaska had the highest divorce rate for women. Hawaii had the highest rate of widows overall. For more information about marriage and divorce, please visit ZD Statistics provided by Zinda &Davis ATTOENEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAN

Marital Event Rates

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A breakdown of marriage, divorce, and widowhood by region, state, and gender.


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