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Theme: Population


Marriages and divorces in the Republic of North Macedonia


According to the State Statistical Office data, the number of marriages registered in 2021 was 13 337, an increase of 29.8% compared to the previous year.

The most marriages were registered in August, 1 981 or 14.9%, and the fewest in April, 667 or 5.1%.

By marriage order, most were first marriages, with participation of 94.0% for women and 93.3% for men.

Men entered more often into second marriage, 6.2%, and third marriage, 0.6% of the total number of marriages.

In 2021, the highest number of marriages, 4 392 or 32.9% by age of bride was registered in the age group 25-29, while 4 959 or 37.2% by age of groom were registered in the same age group.

The average age at first marriage is 27.0 years for bride and 29.8 for groom.

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