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Number of marriages and divorces. Year 2000 - 2019
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Marriages and divorces are based on all registered residents in Sweden that during the year were married or divorced.
The definition of marriage and divorce changed in 2015. Previously published estimates have been revised for the period 2000 - 2014.
Before 2000 were the number of marriages and divorces based on the number of registered women who during the year had been married or divorced.
0330 Knivsta Since 1 January 2003, a new regional division has been established. Parts of Uppsala municipality have formed a new municipality called Knivsta. 0380 Uppsala Since 1 January 2003, a new regional division has been established. Parts of Uppsala municipality have formed a new municipality called Knivsta. Tabellinnehåll: Region: 03 Uppsala County Since 1 January 2007, Uppsala county has been expanded to include Heby municipality. Please note that the figures for the county are not comparable with earlier figures. Tabellinnehåll: Region 19 Västmanland Since 1 January 2007, Västmanland county no longer includes Heby municipality. Please note that the figures for the county are not comparable with earlier figures.
If the persons were registered in different regions of Sweden in connection with marriage or divorce, the event has been transferred to the eldest person´s region.
Marriages and divorces can be divided into two groups, both parties were registered in Sweden and only one person was registered in Sweden.
Contact and information

Information

Official statistics
Yes
Latest update
2020-03-19
Contact
Tomas Johansson, Statistics Sweden
+46 010-479 64 26
tomas.johansson@scb.se

(SCB) Statistikservice, Statistics Sweden
+46 010-479 50 00
information@scb.se

Unit
marriages:
number
divorces:
number
Data type
marriages:
Flow
divorces:
Flow
Day adjusted
marriages:
No
divorces:
No
Seasonally adjusted
marriages:
No
divorces:
No
Creation date
2020-10-22
Responsible authority
Statistics Sweden
Matrix
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