Marriage and Divorce

In: Culture Source: WSJ

23 May 2011

Flowing Data created some nice charts about trends in marriage based on the just released census survey data on Marriage and Divorce.


The original report has some very interesting tables, and includes data on divorces, for which the median length of the marriage was 8 years. The below chart indicated some surprising(?) differences in divorce trends between racial groups.


In related marriage research, the authors of the book "Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage and Dirty Dishes", created the below infographic based on a survey of 1,100 married people.


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