Marriage and nuptiality

Marriage, nuptiality rate and mean age at first marriage
YearMarriagesNuptiality rate (1)Mean age at first marriage (2) Same-sex marriages
      MalesFemales  
2005 276 303 4,5 31,1 29,1  
2006 267 260 4,3 31,2 29,2  
2007 267 194 4,3 31,4 29,5  
2008 258 739 4,2 31,6 29,6  
2009 245 151 3,9 31,7 29,8  
2010 245 334 3,9 31,8 30,0  
2011 231 100 3,7 31,9 30,1  
2012 239 840 3,8 32,0 30,2  
2013 225 784 3,7 32,4 30,6 7 324
2014 224 878 3,7 (p) 32,6 (p) 30,9 (p) 10 437
2015 222 664 3,6 (p) 32,7 (p) 31,0 (p) 7 700
2016 (p) 223 000 3,6 (p) n.a. n.a. 7 000

Metropolitan France
(p)  provisional
(n.a.)  not available
(1) per 1000 inhabitants
(2) Mean age calculated for a hypothetical generation of men and women who have at any age rates calculated first marriage that year
Source: INSEE, Bilan démographique 2016

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