The population of Lithuania (edition 2022)

Marriages

 

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In 2021, the number of marriages registered amounted to 16.8 thousand, i.e. by 1.5 thousand (9.8 per cent) more than in 2020. The crude marriage rate (the number of marriages per 1,000 population) increased from 5.5 in 2020 to 6 in 2021.

From 2012 the number of marriages decreased by 18.7 percent, and the crude marriage rate decreased from 6.9 in 2012 to 6 in 2021.

 

Marriages, 2012–2021

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Marriages in urban and rural areas, 2012–2021

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In the total number of marriages, first marriages account for the largest proportion. In 2021, 12.8 thousand men (76.2 per cent of all married men) and 12.6 thousand women (74.9 per cent of all married women) got married for the first time. The number of remarriages accounted for 23.8 per cent for men and 25.1 per cent for women.

 

Average age at marriage for the first time by county in 2021 Žemėlapis

 

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In 2021, women entering into marriage were, on average, by 2.2 years younger than men. The mean age at first marriage for men was 30.5 years (in 2020, 30.3), for women – 28.3 years (in 2020, 28.2).

Compared to 2012, the mean age at first marriage for men  increased by 1.5 years and for women – 1.6 years (in 2012, 29 years for men and 26.7 years for women).

 

Mean age at first marriage, 2012–2021
Age, years

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Male first marriage rates by age group, 2012–2021

 

First marriages per 1,000 males at the age specified

Total first marriage rate*

Mean age of males at first marriage*

15–19

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

40–44

45–49

2021

0.7

17.7

56.3

40.5

16.1

6.3

3.0

0.70

30.5

2020

0.7

16.1

48.2

32.3

13.5

5.6

2.0

0.59

30.3

2019

0.8

19.8

60.4

43.1

18.7

8.2

3.4

0.77

30.7

2018

1.0

20.0

65.7

44.7

17.5

6.9

2.6

0.79

30.3

2017

1.1

22.6

70.6

47.9

18.7

6.9

2.5

0.85

30.2

2016

1.0

22.5

72.6

45.8

17.7

6.2

2.4

0.84

30.0

2015

1.3

25.2

77.3

46.0

16.9

5.6

2.0

0.90

29.7

2014

1.2

27.0

78.0

45.0

15.5

5.7

1.5

0.90

29.5

2013

1.3

26.4

75.2

40.1

14.0

4.3

1.4

0.81

29.3

2012

1.3

28.9

77.4

39.2

12.3

3.8

1.2

0.82

29.0


* For males aged under 50.

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Female first marriage rates by age group, 2012–2021

 

First marriages per 1,000 females at the age specified

Total first marriage rate*

Mean age of females at first marriage*

15–19

20–24

25–29

30–34

35–39

40–44

45–49

2021

3.5

37.2

66.6

29.6

10.0

3.7

1.7

0.76

28.3

2020

3.7

34.0

57.3

25.5

9.2

3.9

1.4

0.68

28.2

2019

4.3

43.0

71.0

33.1

12.3

4.3

1.8

0.85

28.3

2018

5.0

44.5

73.8

30.8

11.5

3.8

1.4

0.85

28.0

2017

5.5

47.0

78.6

32.4

11.1

3.8

1.3

0.90

27.8

2016

5.7

46.3

78.8

30.9

9.5

3.3

1.2

0.88

27.7

2015

6.6

50.9

80.5

30.0

8.8

2.9

1.0

0.90

27.4

2014

6.8

54.1

78.9

27.9

8.8

2.3

0.8

0.90

27.2

2013

6.6

51.4

73.2

24.8

7.5

2.0

0.7

0.83

27.0

2012

7.2

55.4

72.8

23.4

6.3

1.9

0.6

0.84

26.7


* For females aged under 50.

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In 2021, 27 underage women entered into marriage (in 2012, 95).

 

Under-age marriages by place of residence, 2012–2021

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In 2021, most (83.1 per cent) marriages were entered into between the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania. In 2021, 2.8 thousand marriages with foreigners were registered (16.7 per cent of all marriages), i.e. by 0.5 thousand (21.3 per cent) more than in 2020. In 2021, 1.9 thousand female (11.6 per cent of all married women) and 834 male (5 per cent of all married men) citizens of the Republic of Lithuania married foreigners.

Compared to 2012, the number of marriages between citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and foreigners decreased by 7.2 per cent. The number of marriages with non-EU nationals decreased by 8.2 per cent.

 

Marriages by citizenship, 2021

Males Females
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Marriages by citizenship group, 2012–2021

 

Total

of which:

between nationals

between nationals and foreigners, between only foreigners

of which:

between nationals and foreigners

of which:

between foreigners

between nationals and EU citizens

between nationals and non-EU citizens

not indicated

2021

16,795

13,963

2,832

2,778

964

1,732

82

54

2020

15,299

12,965

2,334

2,290

815

1,413

62

44

2019

19,502

15,473

4,029

3,987

1,873

2,001

113

42

2018

19,734

16,404

3,330

3,293

1,444

1,768

81

37

2017

21,186

17,677

3,509

3,479

1,626

1,800

53

30

2016

21,347

17,944

3,403

3,362

1,431

1,867

64

41

2015

21,987

18,721

3,266

3,207

1,380

1,776

51

59

2014

22,142

18,870

3,272

3,242

1,350

1,829

63

30

2013

20,469

17,294

3,175

3,161

1,266

1,841

54

14

2012

20,660

17,641

3,019

2,994

1,056

1,886

52

25


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In 2021, the largest number of marriages (3.3 thousand) was registered in August.

 

Marriages by month of registration, 2021

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More:

Marriages by age group and order of marriage, 2021

Marriages by age group and previous marital status, 2021

Marriages by citizenship, 20122021


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