Rankings

Marriage and divorce Change

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Lowest marriage rates

Number of marriages per 1,000 population 2018 or latest

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    1.4
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    French Guiana
    Result
    2.4
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Peru
    Result
    2.5
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Venezuela
    Result
    2.6
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    2.8
  6. Rank
    Country
    Martinique
    Result
    2.8
  7. Rank
    Country
    Guadeloupe
    Result
    2.8
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Argentina
    Result
    2.9
  9. Rank
    Country
    Isle of Man
    Result
    2.9
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    3.2
  11. Rank
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    3.2
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Réunion
    Result
    3.3
  13. Rank
    Country
    Panama
    Result
    3.3
  14. Rank
    Country
    New Caledonia
    Result
    3.3
  15. Rank
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    3.3
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    3.4
  17. Rank
    Country
    Suriname
    Result
    3.4
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    3.5
  19. Rank
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    3.5
  20. Rank
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    3.5
  21. Rank
    Country
    France
    Result
    3.5
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    3.7
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    3.9
  24. Rank
    Country
    Andorra
    Result
    3.9
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    4.0
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    4.1
  27. Rank
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    4.1
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Guatemala
    Result
    4.2
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Puerto Rico
    Result
    4.3
  30. Rank
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    4.3
  31. Rank
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    4.3
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    4.4
  33. Rank
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    4.4
  34. Rank
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    4.4
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    French Polynesia
    Result
    4.5
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Curaçao
    Result
    4.6
  37. Rank
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    4.6
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    4.7
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    4.8
  40. Rank
    Country
    Monaco
    Result
    4.8
  41. Rank
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    4.8
  42. Rank
    42
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    4.9
  43. Rank
    Country
    Croatia
    Result
    4.9
  44. Rank
    44
    Country
    Estonia
    Result
    5.0
  45. Rank
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    5.0
  46. Rank
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    5.0
  47. Rank
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    5.0

Index key & notes

Notes

The data are based in latest available figures (no earlier than 2014) and hence will be affected by the population age structure at the time. Marriage rates refer to registered marriages only and, therefore, reflect the customs surrounding registry and efficiency of administration.

Source: UN Demographic Yearbook