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Term
Marriage rate, crude
Description The ratio either of the total number of marriages to the total population in a given period, or of the number of newly-married persons to the total population. (4)
Source United Nations (1958). Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, English Section. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Studies, No. 29 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.58.XIII.4).
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