Population by marital status and sex

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Population by marital status and sex
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
  number of persons
Total          
Both sexes 34,005,274 34,342,780 34,752,128 35,154,279 35,540,419
Male 16,847,961 17,015,959 17,225,435 17,430,227 17,624,990
Female 17,157,313 17,326,821 17,526,693 17,724,052 17,915,429
Single          
Both sexes 13,897,585 14,008,323 14,082,329 14,145,262 14,207,235
Male 7,392,801 7,446,612 7,491,198 7,529,170 7,565,914
Female 6,504,784 6,561,711 6,591,131 6,616,092 6,641,321
Married          
Both sexes 12,913,554 13,000,131 13,215,857 13,436,190 13,646,600
Male 6,473,979 6,520,600 6,637,764 6,757,895 6,872,175
Female 6,439,575 6,479,531 6,578,093 6,678,295 6,774,425
Separated          
Both sexes 774,547 787,668 797,392 807,096 816,103
Male 346,993 350,914 355,776 360,662 365,079
Female 427,554 436,754 441,616 446,434 451,024
Living common law          
Both sexes 3,129,416 3,194,015 3,226,691 3,257,010 3,284,828
Male 1,600,085 1,634,450 1,652,643 1,669,660 1,685,284
Female 1,529,331 1,559,565 1,574,048 1,587,350 1,599,544
Widowed          
Both sexes 1,570,766 1,588,669 1,636,019 1,685,126 1,734,614
Male 304,267 312,018 323,992 336,314 348,740
Female 1,266,499 1,276,651 1,312,027 1,348,812 1,385,874
Divorced          
Both sexes 1,719,406 1,763,974 1,793,840 1,823,595 1,851,039
Male 729,836 751,365 764,062 776,526 787,798
Female 989,570 1,012,609 1,029,778 1,047,069 1,063,241

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