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Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English volume

Number of first marriages

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English vol.
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Number of first marriages  (NUMBER of first marriages)

Nuptiality tables 1 resemble life tables, and combine various nuptiality functions. The gross nuptiality table 1 includes, by age, the first marriage probabilities (521-3) and proportions remaining single (521-2), as well as the number of first marriages 2 in a cohort of given size subjected to the prevailing nuptiality on the assumption that there is no mortality; it also gives the numbers remaining single 3 at various ages. The net nuptiality table 4 takes mortality as well as nuptiality into account, and is a particular case of double decrement tables (153-4). Such a table includes the single survivors 5, the ever-married survivors 6, the probability of single survival 7 and the expectation of unmarried life 8. More...