OECD: Marriage Stats Comparison (Part II)

Continued from previous post, the absolute number of opposite-sex and same-sex marriage/civil partnership in the following countries are compared.

5) Netherlands:

a) Civil partnership

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex  
1998           1616             3010
1999           1500             1757
2000           1322             1600
2001           2847              530
2002           7774              547
2003           9577              542
2004          10573             583
2005          10699             608

b) Marriage

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex 

2001           79677           2414
2002           83970           1838
2003           78928           1499
2004           72231           1210
2005           71113           1150

c) Total: Civil partnership + marriage

Year        Opposite Sex     Same Sex      (% Same-sex)

1998           88572           3010           (3.29)
1999           90928           1757           (1.90)
2000           89396           1600           (1.76)
2001           82524           2944           (3.44)
2002           91744           2385           (2.53)
2003           88505           2041           (2.25)
2004           82804           1793           (2.12)
2005           81812           1758           (2.10)

6) New Zealand:

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

2005           20470           227           (1.10)
2006           21461           348           (1.60)

* Same-sex marriage in New Zealand started on 29th April 2005.

7) Norway:

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

1993           18741             156           (0.83)
1994           19866             133           (0.67)
1995           20981              98            (0.46)
1996           22478             127           (0.56)
1997           22933             117           (0.51)
1998           22349             115           (0.51)
1999           23456             144           (0.61)
2000           25356             154           (0.60)
2001           22967             185           (0.80)
2002           24069             183           (0.75)
2003           22361             204           (0.90)
2004           22354             192           (0.85)
2005           22392             192           (0.85)

‘8) Sweden:

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

1995           33642             665           (1.94)
1996           33484             319           (0.94)
1997           32313             262           (0.80)
1998           31598             250           (0.78)
1999           35628             287           (0.80)
2000           39895             357           (0.89)
2001           35778             381           (1.05)
2002           38012             422           (1.10)
2003           39041             497           (1.26)
2004           43088             567           (1.30)
2005           44381             593           (1.32)
2006           45551             660           (1.43)

1 Comment

  1. michelle said,

    June 3, 2008 at 2:58 pm

    Sweden
    2007 47898 650 (1.34%)


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