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.

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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.

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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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