Cohort nuptiality

Evolution of nuptiality by birth cohort
 MalesFemales
Male birth cohortProportion of ever marriedMean age at first marriage* (years)Female birth cohortProportion of ever marriedMean age at first marriage* (years)
  at age 24 at age 30 at age 49*     at age 22 at age 28 at age 49*  
1943 0,56 0,81 0,88 24,5 1945 0,59 0,86 0,92 22,3
1955 0,48 0,72 0,83 26,4 1955 0,54 0,78 0,88 22,9
1960 0,33 0,6 0,76 27,1 1960 0,42 0,68 0,82 24,2
1965 0,19 0,48 0,7 28,9 1965 0,24 0,55 0,76 26,3
1970 0,11 0,4 0,66 30,2 1970 0,14 0,45 0,71 27,9
1975 0,06 0,35 0,61 31,0 1975 0,07 0,39 0,66 28,9
1980 0,05 0,28     1980 0,06 0,32    
1985 0,04       1985 0,05 0,30    
1990 0,03       1990 0,03      

Metropolitan France
*Unobserved marriage probabilities are assumed to be stable at the average level observed in 2010
Source : Calculations and estimates using INSEE data

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