Led by Baby Boomers, divorce rates climb for America’s 50+ population
Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s.
5 facts on love and marriage in America
Americans may not be embracing the institution of marriage as they used to, but that doesn’t mean they are giving up on relationships. From online dating, to remarriage, to cohabitation, here are five facts about the state of love and marriage in the U.S.
Sharing chores a key to good marriage, say majority of married adults
But among those who have children, there are notable differences in perceptions of who actually does more of the work around the house.
Child marriage is rare in the U.S., though this varies by state
About 57,800 minors in the U.S. ages 15 to 17 are married – or five of every 1,000 in that age group. But the rate of child marriage varies widely between states.
Shared religious beliefs in marriage important to some, but not all, married Americans
Many married adults point to several factors as bigger keys to a successful marriage than shared religious beliefs.
Births Outside of Marriage Decline for Immigrant Women
Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.
Key findings about Americans’ views on religious liberty and nondiscrimination
Our new survey focusing on contraception, same-sex marriage and transgender rights finds the public closely divided over some – though not all – of these issues.
Many countries allow child marriage
Almost all of the world’s nations have laws specifying at which age a couple can marry, and in most of these countries, those under the age of 18 are allowed to wed.
6 facts about American fathers
Today, fathers who live with their children are taking a more active role in caring for them and helping out around the house. And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown significantly in recent decades. At the same time, more and more children are growing up without a father in the home.
Pope’s proclamation, like views of U.S. Catholics, indicates openness to nontraditional families
Six-in-ten Catholics say the church should allow those who are divorced and have remarried without obtaining an annulment to receive Communion, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center Survey.