Marriage rates see shocking fall, finds Marriage Foundation

27-Apr-2016

First marriage rates are now at an all-time low for brides at 25.6 per 1,000 single women, and equal to the previous all-time low seen in 2009 for grooms at 21.7 per 1,000 unmarried men. Also the average age at first marriage continues to climb.

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New CIVITAS report on marriage in Britain quotes Marriage Foundation

17-Feb-2016

Independent think tank CIVITAS has released an interesting report on the current state of marriage as an institution and as a social phenomena. The report quotes Marriage Foundation's original research.

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Golden anniversary couples 200 times more likely to live for a century than get a divorce

06-Feb-2016

Couples who have been married fifty years are over 200 times more likely to become centenarians than get a divorce, new research from Marriage Foundation has found.

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The Launch of the Marriage Foundation

The Marriage Foundation was launched on May 1st, 2012 at Middle Temple Hall. For more details see:

MF Launch Gallery
MF Launch Speeches, etc
Video of Speeches
MF Launch in Media
(Times and Sunday Times)
(Law Gazette)
TV and Radio
(BBC Today Programme - at 0742)
Other Responses 


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Click on the image below to download The Marriage Foundation's Summer 2012 Newsletter: 




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How to Stay in Touch

To receive regular updates on the progress of the Marriage Foundation please send an email with your details to: p.coleridge@marriagefoundation.org


How You Can Help

We are always grateful for help from people who:

• will publicly endorse the Foundation and its aims

• will provide or help raise the funds to establish the Foundation as an
independent body with the resources to make a significant impact

• advise and guide the work of the Foundation.


Please get in touch if you want to help: p.coleridge@marriagefoundation.org