Where Europeans Are Likely to Be Single vs. Married

Where Europeans Are Likely to Be Single vs. Married

The comparison between France and Germany, for instance, is striking.

Latvians are likely to live in solitary moms and dad households, the Maltese and Irish are less likely to want to get divorced and Germans like engaged and getting married a lot that is whole compared to the French do. They are a number of the demographic details that may be gleaned through the European Union’s most recent information on its citizens’ relationships and residence. Updated earlier in the day this season, they’ve been represented in a number of intricately step-by-step maps and maps produced by Eurostat. The data reveal are predictable—for example that Catholic Southern Europe has higher proportions of married couple households—other micro trends are intriguing while some of the trends.

Take a good look at the aforementioned map, for instance, which ultimately shows the portion of families which have a hitched few at their core. This group still overwhelmingly predominates, but there are nonetheless striking differences in their distribution across the map at 71.2 percent of families across the E.U. Total. Southern Europe is keener on marriage than the north, with specific strongholds for wedding in Greece, Southern Italy, and north Portugal. Continue reading

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