Iran’s marriage rate climbed 3%

TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) – There was 3% up in the country’s marriage rate in 1387 (ended March 20, 2009), state Birth Registration Organization announced here on Monday.

There were 101,113 divorces recorded in 1387 (March 2008-March 2009). There was a rise of 11%  in the country’s divorce rate, compared with the last year.

According to the figures, a total of 822,884 marriages were registered in 1387 (March 2008-March 2009), showing an upward trend compared to the last year.  

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MNA

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