Population by marital status and sex

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Population by marital status and sex
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  number of persons
Total          
Both sexes 34,342,780 34,751,476 35,155,499 35,543,658 35,851,774
Male 17,015,959 17,225,198 17,430,739 17,626,354 17,776,719
Female 17,326,821 17,526,278 17,724,760 17,917,304 18,075,055
Single          
Both sexes 14,008,323 14,081,969 14,146,207 14,209,783 14,245,619
Male 7,446,612 7,491,032 7,529,598 7,567,087 7,587,028
Female 6,561,711 6,590,937 6,616,609 6,642,696 6,658,591
Married          
Both sexes 13,000,131 13,215,636 13,436,244 13,646,916 13,824,345
Male 6,520,600 6,637,698 6,757,878 6,872,242 6,968,467
Female 6,479,531 6,577,938 6,678,366 6,774,674 6,855,878
Separated          
Both sexes 787,668 797,385 807,109 816,148 823,273
Male 350,914 355,774 360,661 365,098 368,556
Female 436,754 441,611 446,448 451,050 454,717
Living common law          
Both sexes 3,194,015 3,226,651 3,257,358 3,285,425 3,302,055
Male 1,634,450 1,652,638 1,669,822 1,685,494 1,695,031
Female 1,559,565 1,574,013 1,587,536 1,599,931 1,607,024
Widowed          
Both sexes 1,588,669 1,636,012 1,685,029 1,734,354 1,782,053
Male 312,018 323,993 336,289 348,688 360,632
Female 1,276,651 1,312,019 1,348,740 1,385,666 1,421,421
Divorced          
Both sexes 1,763,974 1,793,823 1,823,552 1,851,032 1,874,429
Male 751,365 764,063 776,491 787,745 797,005
Female 1,012,609 1,029,760 1,047,061 1,063,287 1,077,424

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