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Vital Statistics / Basic Demographic Indicators / Life Tables . Year 2022

Births fell by 2.4% during 2022 and the average number of children per woman fell to 1.16. The number of deaths increased by 3.0% compared to the previous year. The natural population growth of the resident population presented a negative balance of 133,250 people. Marriages increased by 20.5% compared to 2021.

Marriages in Spain - Year 2022
Indicator Note Value Variation
Total of marriages 179,107 20.54
Both spouses are spanish 146,038 19.25
One of the spouses is a foreigner 27,314 24.49
Both spouses are foreigners 5,755 37.58
Between spouses of different sex 172,871 20.46
Between spouses of the same sex 6,236 22.93
  • Variación respecto al mismo período del año anterior
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Year 2022 Published: 22/11/2023

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Marriage Statistics have been prepared since 1858 and constitute one of the most traditional works in the INE. It collects data on marriages celebrated in Spain, as well as the socio-demographic characteristics of the spouses.

It is prepared ( developed ) in cooperation with the Autonomous Communities, with the Civil Registries being the primary source of information, which is collected from the Statistical Bulletin of Marriages. At the moment of registering the demographic event in the Civil Registry, the spouses fill out the Bulletin portion relating to personal data and the Registry completes the registration information.