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Vital Statistics / Basic Demographic Indicators. Provisional data 2020

The number of deaths increased by 17.7% during 2020. The number of births decreased by 5.9% and the average number of children per woman stood at 1.18. The natural population growth of the resident population presented a negative balance of 153,167 people.

Marriages in Spain. Year 2020. Provisional data
  Value Variation
Total of marriages 90,416 -45.71
Both spouses are spanish 71,753 -47.48
One of the spouses is a foreigner 15,648 -37.83
Both spouses are foreigners 3,015 -36.49
Between spouses of different sex 87,304 -45.90
Between spouses of the same sex 3,112 -39.47
  • Variation respect the same period of the previous month
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Year 2020 Published: 17/06/2021

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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.