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Cyprus has highest marriage rate in EU

Cyprus had the highest number of marriages relative to the size of population in 2018, Eurostat said on Friday in a report published to mark Valentines Day.

It said that in 2018, the European Union (EU) countries with the highest number of marriages relative to the population were Cyprus (7.8 marriages per 1000 inhabitants), Romania (7.4), Lithuania (7.0) and Latvia (6.8).

These were followed by Malta (5.8), Slovakia (5.7) and Denmark (5.6).

In contrast, the lowest marriage rates were around three marriages per 1000 inhabitants, which were reported in Luxembourg (3.1), Italy (3.2) and Portugal (3.4), followed by Spain, France (2017 data) and Slovenia (all 3.5).

Source dataset: demo_nind

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