Far fewer 20 year olds are predicted to marry than the previous generation; only 52 per cent of 20 year olds compared to 68 per cent of 40 year olds.
"To make that pledge in front of a posse of friends and family is particularly binding. Such vows are not broken lightly."
Latest data shows the UK has the highest rate of family breakdown in Western Europe. Figures calculated by Eurostat, the EU’s primary statistics body, and uncovered by The Marriage Foundation show that, for the first time, the UK has the highest proporti...
Marriage Foundation welcomes the Prime Minister's support for the family but warns that without explicit support for marriage, the new initiatives will have little or no impact on family breakdown.