Health Indicator Report of Marriage and Divorce
Marriage and divorce are important determinants of the social structure of a population, which affects its health status. Marriage and divorce rates are simply the number of marriages (or divorces) per 1,000 persons in the population.
Marriage and Divorce Rates, Utah and U.S., 1980-2013
- Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health
- Population Estimates: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) through a collaborative agreement with the U.S. Census Bureau, IBIS Version 2013
- American Community Survey
DefinitionNumber of marriages and number of divorces per 1,000 persons.
NumeratorNumber of marriages and number of divorces.
DenominatorNumber of persons in population.
How Are We Doing?Divorce rates have decreased for two years in a row. Utah marriages continue to decrease in rate as well.
Page Content Updated On 12/11/2014, Published on 12/11/2014