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Research Paper

Married and unmarried family breakdown: key statistics explained

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2010

Abstract

For thirty years, family breakdown has risen continuously and yet divorce rates have remained largely unchanged. In this briefing paper, I present new findings from Britain’s largest and most upto- date family surveys to illustrate how and why the trend away from marriage matters. The key points are as follows:

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http://www.bcft.co.uk/2010%20Family%20policy,%20breakdown%20and%20structure.pdf

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