Total marriages per 1,000 people reached 4.49 in 2009 in European Union, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.92 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total marriages per 1,000 people in European Union reached an all time high of 6.25 in 1990 and an all time low of 4.49 in 2009. When compared to European Union's main peers, total marriages per 1,000 people in Japan amounted to 5.56, 8.35 in Russia and 6.72 in USA in 2009.
European Union has been ranked 43rd within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of total marriages per 1,000 people, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of marriages during the year.