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Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 1 June 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ceisteanna (134)

Duncan Smith

Ceist:

134. Deputy Duncan Smith asked the Taoiseach the reason the Central Statistics Office is no longer publishing annual statistics derived from marriage registrations which it gathers (details supplied). [29349/21]

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The CSO continues to publish, annually, statistics on marriages that occur in Ireland. The statistics are derived from marriages that were registered with the General Register Office (GRO) for the relevant year. The most recent Marriages publication was for the year 2020 and was disseminated on the 30 April 2021. Please see Table 13 Marriages of opposite-sex couples registered in 2020 celebrated in each county and city classified by form of ceremony and Table 13A Same-sex marriages registered in 2020 celebrated in each county and city classified by form of ceremony hereunder and the link to this publication:

Table 13 Marriages of opposite-sex couples registered in 2020 celebrated in each county and city classified by form of ceremony

Province, county or city

Catholic

Church of Ireland

Presbyterian

The Spiritualist Union of Ireland

Other religious denominations

Civil marriages

The Humanist Association

Total

Total

3,295

114

20

614

686

3,779

701

9,209

Leinster

1,341

68

4

386

429

2,456

404

5,088

Carlow

66

5

6

7

53

11

148

Dublin City

177

8

42

101

1,387

145

1,860

South Dublin

65

1

1

57

40

4

6

174

Fingal

65

21

39

15

24

164

Dún Laoghaire-

Rathdown

64

12

23

15

8

18

140

Kildare

114

8

48

46

165

24

405

Kilkenny

107

3

10

15

78

10

223

Laois

79

4

6

11

21

5

126

Longford

36

1

26

63

Louth

80

1

15

31

157

17

301

Meath

171

5

2

73

43

86

58

438

Offaly

56

2

7

9

31

4

109

Westmeath

70

15

24

62

16

187

Wexford

115

5

26

16

126

10

298

Wicklow

76

14

37

32

237

56

452

Munster

1,066

26

131

187

736

240

2,386

Clare

138

11

46

6

29

230

Cork City

77

1

9

21

274

19

401

Cork County

302

13

52

57

41

73

538

Kerry

175

3

28

23

102

28

359

Limerick City

29

1

3

106

18

157

Limerick County

127

4

7

7

8

23

176

Tipperary

149

2

11

7

83

25

277

Waterford City

20

2

5

5

65

7

104

Waterford County

49

1

7

18

51

18

144

Connacht

564

9

53

45

396

36

1,103

Galway City

61

1

4

14

19

10

109

Galway County

159

1

8

15

202

13

398

Leitrim

42

1

1

3

8

2

57

Mayo

191

1

18

7

64

5

286

Roscommon

48

8

3

31

90

Sligo

63

5

14

3

72

6

163

Ulster (part of)

324

11

16

44

25

191

21

632

Cavan

93

6

1

17

13

71

10

211

Donegal

164

5

10

20

5

91

5

300

Monaghan

67

5

7

7

29

6

121

Regional Authorities

Border

429

17

16

59

31

271

29

852

Midland

241

7

28

44

140

25

485

West

459

3

38

39

316

28

883

Dublin

371

21

1

143

195

1,414

193

2,338

Mid-East

441

27

3

173

152

645

155

1,596

Mid-West

443

6

30

63

203

95

840

South-East

357

16

54

61

373

56

917

South-West

554

17

89

101

417

120

1,298

Table 13A Same-sex marriages registered in 2020 celebrated in each county and city classified by form of ceremony Form of ceremony

Province, county or city

Civil marriages

The Humanist Association

The Spiritualist Union of Ireland

Other religious denominations

Total

Total

228

38

27

21

314

Leinster

163

22

18

11

214

Carlow

3

1

4

Dublin City

121

13

3

3

140

South Dublin

1

4

5

Fingal

1

1

2

4

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

1

1

1

3

Kildare

10

1

2

13

Kilkenny

2

2

4

Laois

3

3

Longford

Louth

5

1

1

1

8

Meath

3

2

1

6

Offaly

3

3

Westmeath

4

2

6

Wexford

1

1

2

4

Wicklow

7

2

2

11

Munster

27

14

4

8

53

Clare

2

3

5

Cork City

16

1

1

1

19

Cork County

2

3

1

6

Kerry

3

4

1

1

9

Limerick City

1

1

Limerick County

1

1

1

3

Tipperary

2

1

3

Waterford City

2

1

3

Waterford County

1

2

1

4

Connacht

23

1

3

2

29

Galway City

2

1

2

5

Galway County

14

14

Leitrim

Mayo

1

1

1

3

Roscommon

1

1

Sligo

5

1

6

Ulster (part of)

15

1

2

18

Cavan

1

1

2

Donegal

12

1

13

Monaghan

2

1

3

Regional Authorities

Border

20

1

3

24

Midland

10

2

12

West

18

1

2

2

23

Dublin

122

16

8

6

152

Mid-East

25

3

5

5

38

Mid-West

3

3

1

5

12

South-East

9

6

4

19

South-West

21

8

2

3

34

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