Marriages and Divorces Number and Rate, by State: 1980 to 1993


[By place of occurrence]

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                  |                  MARRIAGES(1)                    |                    DIVORCES(3)
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                  |    Number (1,000)    |      Rate per 1,000       | Number (1,000)       |      Rate per 1,000 
                  |                      |        population(2)      |                      |        population(2)
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                  |  1980    1985      1993,   1980     1985  1993,  |   1980       1985    1993,  1980    1985   1993, 
DIVISION AND STATE|                     prel.                  prel. |                      prel.                 prel.
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U.S. ............ 2,390.3 2,412.6 (4)2,334.0    10.6     10.1   9.0   1,189.0 (5)1,190.0  1,187.0   5.2  (5)5.0    4.6
 Mountain .......   241.7   233.7      254.8    21.3     18.3  17.2      86.1       89.9     76.8   7.6     7.0 (7)5.7 
  Montana........     8.3     7.2        7.0    10.6      8.7   8.4       4.9        4.3      4.3   6.3     5.2    5.1 
  Idaho..........    13.4    12.3       14.0    14.2     12.2  12.7       6.6        6.2      6.9   7.0     6.2    6.3 
  Wyoming .......     6.9     5.4        4.6    14.6     10.6   9.8       4.0        3.8      3.1   8.5     7.5    6.5 
  Colorado ......    34.9    33.6       34.0    12.1     10.4   9.5      18.6       19.2     19.1   6.4     5.9    5.4 
  New Mexico ....    16.6 (9)15.5       12.6    12.8  (9)10.7   7.8      10.4   (10)13.2      9.9   8.0 (10)9.1    6.2 
  Arizona .......    30.2    35.7       38.8    11.1     11.2   9.9      19.9       21.2     24.5   7.3     6.6    6.2 
  Utah ..........    17.0    17.5       20.6    11.6     10.6  11.1       7.8        8.8      8.9   5.3     5.3    4.8 
  Nevada ........   114.3   106.5      123.2   142.8    113.7  88.7      13.8       13.3       -   17.3    14.2   (NA)
 


Notes: - Represents or rounds to zero. NA Not available. (1)Data are counts of marriages performed, except as noted. (2)Based on total population residing in area; population enumerated as of April 1 for 1980; estimated as of July 1 for all other years. (3)Includes annulments. (4)Estimate for U.S. is based on monthly reports adjusted for observed differences from final monthly figures. State figures are not adjusted in this manner. (5)Estimated. (6)Data are incomplete. (7)Excludes figures for States shown below as not available. (8)Includes divorce petitions filed for some counties. (9)Premarital health forms issued. (10)Divorce petitions filed. (11)Marriage data include nonlicensed marriages registered. (12)Data include legal separations.

Source: Table No. 149 of the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1995. U.S. Census Bureau.

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