The long-term annual growth in newlyweds marrying someone of a different race or ethnicity has led to dramatic increases in the overall number of people who are presently intermarried — including both those who recently married and those who did so years, or even decades, earlier. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. In the likelihood of marrying someone of a different race or ethnicity was somewhat higher among newlyweds with at least some college experience than among those with a high school diploma or less. The Census is the only survey to give a detailed picture of the whole population of England and Wales. This pattern reflects dramatic changes since
These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. More than 20 million Asians live in America. This marks a change from , when there were virtually no educational differences in the likelihood of intermarriage among newlyweds. Find out more about us and search our resources…. Topics included work, health, national identity, passports, ethnicity, education, second homes, language, religion and marital status.
This fact may contribute to the higher rates of intermarriage for white metro area newlyweds, since the marriage market includes a relatively larger share of people who are nonwhite. As the next graph shows, Asians are the least likely to have had sex outside an exclusive relationship. A limitation of the OCSLS survey is that participants surveyed did not come from a probability sample. List yourself in the directory Join as a practitioner Join as a student. Thus, the White-Black differences among men may reflect less about different behavior at college and more about the early effects of disadvantage leading to early first sex. Among recently married men, however, intermarriage did not vary substantially by age. Even though intermarriage has not been increasing for these two groups, they remain far more likely than black or white newlyweds to marry someone of a different race or ethnicity.