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November 19, 2014 / Randall

Marriage Rate Declines and Marriage Age Rises

According to census data cited in the report, barely half of adults ages 18 and older are married– 51% in 2010, compared with 72% in 1960. This decline is especially notable for young adults: 20% of 18- to 29-year-olds were married in 2010, compared with 59% in 1960.

Read full article here: http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2011/12/14/marriage-rate-declines-and-marriage-age-rises/

See the full study here: http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/series/the-decline-of-marriage/

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