According to a new report, Census data from the American Community Survey data from the Census Bureau indicates that the U.S. marriage rate plunged to an all-time low in 2019.
“For every 1,000 unmarried adults in 2019, only 33 got married. This number was 35 a decade ago in 2010 and 86 in 1970,” noted Wendy Wang, director of research for the Institute for Family Studies.
The Daily Wire reported last April:
The marriage rate in the United States in 2018 dropped to the lowest level ever measured, according to government data released Wednesday. The National Center for Health Statistics reportedthat the marriage rate fell by 6% to roughly 6.5 marriages per 1,000 people, the lowest rate since the government began measuring the stat in 1867.
The NCHS stated, “Studies have shown that adults in the United States are increasingly postponing marriage, and that a record number of current youth and young adults are projected to forego marriage