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Marriages and rates per 1,000 population, by province, with percentage distribution of bridegrooms and brides by nativity, 1941, 1951 and 1961 to 1964

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Marriages and rates per 1,000 population, by province, with percentage distribution of bridegrooms and brides by nativity, 1941, 1951 and 1961 to 1964
      Born in province where married Born in other provinces Born outside Canada
  Total marriages Rate per 1,000 population Grooms Brides Grooms Brides Grooms Brides
  number   %
Canada1                
1941 121,842 10.6 76.8 81.5 11.4 10.1 11.7 8.4
1951 128,230 9.2 70.5 76.5 15.1 12.8 14.5 10.6
1961 128,475 7.0 67.9 74.2 14.3 11.7 17.9 14.1
1962 129,381 7.0 69.2 75.0 14.1 11.8 16.7 13.2
1963 131,111 6.9 69.1 75.0 14.5 11.9 16.5 13.1
1964 138,135 7.2 68.7 74.4 14.5 11.9 16.8 13.6
Newfoundland                
1951 2,517 7.0 85.2 96.7 2.4 1.9 12.4 1.4
1961 3,306 7.2 88.0 97.2 3.8 1.6 8.2 1.2
1962 3,274 7.0 89.4 96.9 3.8 1.5 6.8 1.7
1963 3,280 6.8 88.5 96.5 3.7 1.5 7.9 2.0
1964 3,385 6.9 87.6 96.0 3.8 1.8 8.7 2.2
Prince Edward Island                
1941 673 7.1 78.8 86.6 15.0 9.4 6.2 4.0
1051 583 5.9 82.3 91.1 12.9 6.0 4.8 2.9
1961 624 6.0 81.7 89.6 15.4 7.2 2.9 3.2
1962 677 6.4 76.1 91.0 20.8 6.8 3.1 2.2
1963 684 6.4 73.2 87.3 22.7 11.1 4.1 1.6
1964 662 6.2 76.9 90.0 18.4 7.7 4.7 2.3
Nova Scotia                
1941 6,596 11.4 73.2 83.8 16.8 9.5 10.0 6.7
1051 5,094 7.9 78.2 86.7 15.9 9.0 6.0 4.3
1961 5,292 7.2 75.2 87.8 18.8 8.8 6.0 3.4
1962 5,256 7.0 75.9 88.0 18.9 9.0 5.2 3.0
1963 5,127 6.8 76.3 87.5 17.6 9.0 6.1 3.5
1964 5,339 7.0 76.2 88.0 17.9 9.0 6.0 3.0
New Brunswick                
1941 4,941 10.8 78.5 84.4 13.3 9.7 8.2 5.9
1051 4,386 8.5 80.0 86.9 10.1 6.7 9.8 6.4
1961 4,504 7.5 75.4 86.3 14.9 7.9 9.7 5.8
1962 4,382 7.2 75.5 85.8 14.7 8.3 9.9 5.9
1963 4,391 7.2 75.7 85.9 14.0 8.2 10.3 5.9
1964 4,611 7.5 74.1 85.4 15.0 8.4 10.9 6.3
Quebec                
1941 32,782 9.8 86.1 89.3 6.7 5.9 7.2 4.8
1051 35,704 8.8 86.7 89.5 6.1 5.5 7.2 5.0
1961 35,943 6.8 83.6 87.4 5.7 4.8 10.7 7.8
1962 37,038 6.9 85.1 88.4 5.5 4.9 9.4 6.8
1963 37,358 6.8 85.4 88.6 5.6 4.8 9.0 5.5
1964 39,400 7.1 84.4 87.6 5.6 4.9 10.0 7.5
Ontario                
1941 43,270 11.4 89.2 89.0 4.2 4.5 6.7 6.5
1051 45,198 9.8 65.9 72.4 14.6 12.2 19.5 15.4
1961 44,434 7.1 61.5 67.2 12.9 11.0 25.6 21.8
1962 44,454 7.0 62.8 67.7 12.8 11.5 24.4 20.8
1963 45,306 7.0 62.4 67.8 13.5 11.6 24.1 20.7
1964 48,501 7.4 61.6 66.7 13.8 11.9 24.6 21.4
Manitoba                
1941 8,305 11.4 63.0 73.7 17.4 15.0 19.6 11.4
1051 7,366 9.5 67.9 75.1 15.4 13.3 16.8 11.6
1961 6,512 7.1 66.6 74.5 18.5 14.5 14.8 11.0
1962 6,354 6.8 66.9 75.9 18.0 13.0 15.1 11.1
1963 6,694 7.0 67.2 75.7 18.4 13.8 14.4 10.5
1964 6,796 7.1 67.5 75.2 18.1 14.1 14.4 10.7
Saskatchewan                
1941 7,036 7.9 64.7 79.1 16.1 10.0 19.1 10.9
1051 6,805 8.2 78.3 86.4 10.7 6.4 11.1 7.2
1961 6,149 6.6 79.3 85.8 11.9 8.7 8.8 5.5
1962 6,044 6.5 80.8 85.8 11.7 8.7 8.3 5.6
1963 6,197 6.6 78.4 85.3 13.4 9.1 8.2 5.7
1964 6,382 6.8 78.8 85.1 13.5 9.4 7.8 5.5
Alberta                
1941 8,470 10.6 50.0 63.4 23.9 19.9 26.2 16.8
1051 9,305 9.9 56.0 67.4 25.7 19.6 18.3 13.0
1961 10,474 7.9 54.4 62.3 25.8 21.8 19.8 15.9
1962 10,423 7.6 54.4 62.0 25.9 22.8 19.7 15.2
1963 10,163 7.2 55.4 62.5 26.0 23.1 18.6 14.4
1964 10,634 7.4 56.2 62.9 26.2 22.9 17.6 14.2
British Columbia                
1941 9,769 11.9 35.9 43.5 35.6 37.1 28.5 19.4
1051 11,272 9.7 35.5 41.6 43.1 43.0 21.3 15.5
1961 10,964 6.7 36.4 45.9 35.9 32.4 27.7 21.8
1962 11,196 6.7 39.8 48.0 34.8 31.9 25.4 20.1
1963 11,677 6.9 39.7 48.8 35.4 31.3 24.9 19.8
1964 12,158 7.0 42.1 50.3 34.4 30.1 23.5 19.6
Yukon                
1961 128 8.8 12.5 24.2 63.3 52.3 24.2 23.4
1962 109 7.3 10.1 26.6 67.0 53.2 22.9 20.2
1963 95 6.3 11.6 25.3 65.3 60.0 23.2 14.7
1964 94 5.9 11.7 19.1 64.9 62.8 23.4 18.1
Northwest Territories                
1961 145 6.3 54.5 61.4 35.9 31.7 9.7 6.9
1962 174 7.3 60.9 66.7 27.6 26.4 11.5 6.9
1963 139 5.8 69.1 74.1 20.1 20.1 10.8 5.8
1964 173 6.9 56.1 67.1 37.0 30.1 6.9 2.9
Source: Statistics Canada, Canada Year Book, 1967.