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 Marriages (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Marriages (No.) by Place of registration (NUTS - 2001) and Spouses nationality; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Marriage statistics
First available period 2000
Last available period 2013
  • Data reference period
  • Place of registration (NUTS - 2001)
  • Spouses nationality
  • PLACE OF REGISTRATION:  The location of the registry office where a birth, marriage or death was recorded. In the case of a divorce, it is the registry office or court of law where it was decreed.
  • MARRIAGE:  The contract entered into by two persons of the opposite sex that intend to found a family in partnership and cohabitation.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • NATIONALITY:  A person's legal citizenship at the moment of observation; account is taken of the nationality as in the identity card, passport, residence permit or the certificate of nationality. The persons who at the moment of observation have a pending process for the granting of nationality should be considered as having the nationality previously held.
Definition With Law no. 9/ 2010 of May 31, civil marriage can be held between persons of the same sex.
MARRIAGE - Contract signed by two persons that intend to start a family in full partnership and cohabitation according to legislation.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Count
Last update date 12/01/2022

information presented in 26/1/2022