Number of marriages declines in 2023

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Number of marriages declines in 2023

A total of 20,693 marriages were entered into in 2023, which is 1,249 lower than the number in the previous year, according to Statistics Finland.

Out of the marriages, 20,320 marriages between opposite-sex spouses were entered into, which is 1,199 fewer than in the year before.

Same-sex couples entered into 373 marriages, 50 fewer than in the previous year.

Majority of the couples, who entered into their first marriages chose a civil ceremony.

Meanwhile, a total of 11,475 marriages ended in divorce.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

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