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 25 at age 30 at age 49*     at age 25 at age 30 at age 49*  
1955 0,55 0,72 0,83 26,4 1955 0,71 0,81 0,88 22,9
1960 0,39 0,60 0,76 27,1 1960 0,59 0,72 0,82 24,2
1965 0,25 0,48 0,71 28,9 1965 0,43 0,60 0,76 26,3
1970 0,15 0,40 0,66 30,2 1970 0,30 0,52 0,71 27,9
1975 0,10 0,35 0,62 31,0 1975 0,23 0,46 0,66 28,9
1980 0,08 0,28     1980 0,18 0,39    
1985 0,06 0,23     1985 0,14 0,32    
1990 0,05       1990 0,10      

Metropolitan France
*Unobserved marriage probabilities have been extended by averaging the previous three years
Source : Calculations and estimates using INSEE data

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