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Theme: Population


Marriages and divorces in the Republic of North Macedonia in 2022 - final data


According to the State Statistical Office data, the number of marriages registered in 2022 was 12 882, a decrease of 3.4% compared to the previous year.

The most marriages were registered in August 1 851 or 14.4% and the fewest in November 761 or 5.9%.

By marriage order, most were first marriage, with participation of 93.7% for women and 93.2% for men.

Men entered more often into second marriage 6.3% and third marriage 0.5% of the total number of marriages.

In 2022, the highest number of marriages 4263 or (33.1 %) by age of bride and 4 721 or (36.6% ) by age of groom  were registered in the same age group 25-29.

The average age at first marriage is 27.4 years for bride and 29.9 for groom.

The number of divorces in 2022 decreased by 17.9% compared to 2021 and it amounted to 1 613 divorces.

?here were fewest divorces in August, 38 or 2.4%, while most in March 195 or  12.1%.

The highest number of divorces  298 or 18.5% by age of women and by age of men 281 or 17.4% divorces was recorded in the same age group 30-34.

According to the duration of marriage, most divorces 360 or 22.3% took place 5 to 9 years after marriage.

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