Sunday 15 September 2019

Revealed: This is the age most women in Ireland are likely to be married by

CSO results reveal the latest marriage figures in Ireland

Karen Birney

Karen Birney

Females in Ireland over the age of 33 are more likely to be married than single, according to the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

The stats for 2016, which provide information on population topics such as marital status and same sex civil partnerships, also revealed that the age men are most likely to be married it 35.

The number of married people in Ireland increased 4.9pc to almost 1.8 million.

Half the population is married, while the number of separated and divorced people is also up - by 8.9pc since April 2011.

More men than women are registered as being in a same-sex civil partnership, of which there were 4,226 people in total.

It was the first time this category was recorded on an Irish census.

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