Dáil Éireann - Volume 344 - 07 July, 1983

Written Answers. - Registered Marriages.

540. Dr. Woods asked the Minister for Health the number of marriages registered in each of the past ten years.

Minister for Health (Mr. B. Desmond): The number of marriages registered in each of the years 1973 to 1982 was:

1973

22,816

1974

22,833

1975

21,280

1976

20,580

1977

20,016

1978

21,884

1979

20,864

1980

21,723

1981

20,550

1982

20,441

The figures for the four years 1979 to 1982 are provisional and may be subject to slight variation.