The Office for National Statistics: statistical bulletin: Civil Partnerships in England and Wales in 2017

06 / 11 / 2018

On 16 August 2018, the Office for National Statistics published their statistical bulletin in relation to Civil Partnerships in England and Wales in 2017.

In summary, some of the findings were that:

  • There was a 2% increase on the number of Civil Partnerships from the previous year.
  • 66% of the Civil Partnerships were between men.
  • 51% were aged 50 years old and over.
  • The highest number of Civil Partnerships took place in London.
  • The number of Civil Partnership dissolutions in 2017 outnumbered the number of Civil Partnerships formed (there were 1,217 incidences of the former and 908 of the latter).