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Survey of Income and Program Participation Data on Marriage and Divorce

The Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) is a longitudinal panel survey of demographic information, income, labor force characteristics, and program participation in the United States with supplemental topical modules including questions on topics such as marital history and household relationships. SIPP data on marriage and divorce are available from 1984 to the present.

DATA TABLES, PRODUCTS AND REPORTS

Number, Timing and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2009 (P70-125)

Number, Timing and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2004

Number, Timing and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2001 (P70-97)

Number, Timing and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 1996 (P70-80)

  • Report [PDF - 170k]
  • Detailed Table: Marital History for People 15 Years Old and Over by Age, Sex, Race and Ethnicity: Fall 1996 [XLS - 48k] [PDF - 224k] [TXT - 23k]

OTHER TECHNICAL AND ANALYTICAL REPORTS

The SIPP main page provides an introduction to SIPP, survey content, technical information and a variety of other SIPP related topics.

SIPP data is also available in other areas of the Census Bureau site. The SIPP FTP download page allows you to download the datasets for statistical purposes.

Another web site for getting data on Marriage and Divorce is the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS).


RELATED PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Remarriage in the United States. Rose M. Kreider. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada, August 10-14, 2006.

Interracial Marriage: Social Connection, Marital Conflict and Divorce. Rose M. Kreider. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC, August 12-16, 2000.

Interracial Marriage and Marital Instability. Rose M. Kreider. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Los Angeles, CA, March 23-25, 2000.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Marriage and Divorce |  Last Revised: May 21, 2012