OECD and Malaysia: Crude Marriage and Divorce Rate 2003

Crude marriage and divorce rate (per 1000 population) for selected OECD countries and Malaysia in year 2003:

a) Crude marriage rate:
Belgium – 4.03
Sweden – 4.36
Luxembourg – 4.45
Italy – 4.47
UK – 4.53
Austria – 4.58
France – 4.60
Germany – 4.64
Canada – 4.66
Norway – 4.89
Finland – 4.95
Spain – 5.05
Ireland – 5.08
Portugal – 5.15
Iceland – 5.29
New Zealand – 5.34
Australia – 5.35
Netherlands – 5.45
Switzerland – 5.46
Japan – 5.80
South Korea – 6.37
Denmark – 6.50
Malaysia – 6.60

b) Crude divorce rate:
Italy – 0.73
Ireland – 0.74
Spain – 0.75
Malaysia – 0.77
Norway – 1.79
Iceland – 1.87
Netherlands – 1.94
France – 2.13
Portugal – 2.19
Japan – 2.23
Canada – 2.24
Luxembourg – 2.28
Switzerland – 2.29
Austria – 2.35
Sweden – 2.36
UK – 2.58
Finland – 2.58
Germany – 2.59
New Zealand – 2.62
Australia – 2.67
Denmark – 2.93
Belgium – 3.02
South Korea – 3.49

Source:
Marriage, divorce and population statistic from respective country’s statistic department.

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