Online dating statistics marriage after 30
Mean age at first marriage over 30 for men in most Member States In all Member States for which data is available, the age at first marriage for both men and women has increased by approximately 1 to 4 years between 20.
There is a large proportion of the population who get married after the age of 30.
The shares varied considerably between Member States with the highest proportions observed in Sweden (18.3 %), Estonia (16.4 %), France (14.3 %), Denmark and Finland (both 14.0 %), and the lowest in Greece (1.7 %), Poland (2.1 %), Malta (2.5 %) and Croatia (2.9 %).
Consensual unions are more common among young people: 15.0 % of those aged 20 to 29 in the EU lived in a consensual union, compared with 12.6 % of those aged 30 to 49 and 3.8 % of those aged 50 and over.
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At the same time, births outside marriage have become more and more frequent.