OECD: Marriage Stats Comparison (Part I)

A look at the comparison between opposite-sex and same-sex marriage/civil partnership (absolute number) in the selected countries:

1) Canada:

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex   (% of Same Sex
                 Marriage           Marriage        Marriage)
2000           157395  
2001           146618  
2002           146738  
2003           147391              774               (0.52)
2004           148585  
2005           151047  
2006           149236  

* Statistic for year 2004 onwards is still not available (or rather I could not get it from Statistc Canada yet).

2) Denmark:

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex   (% of Same Sex
                 Marriage           Marriage        Marriage)

1998           34733  
1999           35439               296               (0.83)
2000           38388               308               (0.80)
2001           36567               347               (0.94)
2002           37210               303               (0.81)
2003           35041               320               (0.90)
2004           37711               333               (0.88)
2005           36148               394               (1.08)
2006           36452               400               (1.09)

3) Finland:

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex   (% of Same Sex
                 Marriage           Marriage        Marriage)

2005           29283              200               (0.68)
2006           28236              191               (0.67)

* Same sex marriage in Finland started on March 2002, but I could not find the statistic on Statistic Finland.

4) Iceland:

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex   (% of Same Sex
                 Marriage           Marriage        Marriage)

1998           1529                  11                (0.71)
1999           1560                  11                (0.70)
2000           1777                  12                (0.67)
2001           1484                  13                (0.87)
2002           1652                  9                  (0.54)
2003           1532                  13                (0.84)
2004           1515                  20                (1.30)
2005           1659                  13                (0.78)
2006           1681                  20                (1.18)

1 Comment

  1. August 24, 2007 at 2:03 am

    […] 24th, 2007 at 2:03 am (OECD, Statistic, Social) Continued from previous post, the absolute number of opposite-sex and same-sex marriage/civil partnership in the following […]


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