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- Significant decline in the number the number of marraiges since 1971. The number of first marriages in England and Wales that were first for both partners peaked in 1940 and accounted for 91% of marriages. The number has since fallen to 60% in 2005.
- Remarriages rose from the 1950's and then levelled off. In 2005, remarriages accounted for 40% of all marriages. Average age at what people first marry has steadily increased in recent decades. Since 1971, it has risen from 24 to 32 for men and from 22 to 30 for women. There are class…