(Why does Google call these "visually similar images" when it's obviously grouping them based on the surrounding text as well?) There are a number of sources showing a decline in sexual frequency among American adolescents and adults. Here are a few trends that I gathered as I write the update for the 4th edition of…
A higher status marriage system is a smaller, slower, and more stable marriage system.
Projections show 86.2% for White women, and 61.7% for Black women, eventually marrying for a cohort born and living through conditions prevailing in 2019.
Divorce odds are lowest for women who marry later, and for people who've been married a long time.
Two countries with legal same-sex marriage have never gone to war. So?
Heatmaps showing different kinds of inequality, with code.
In September 2020 versus September 2019, births were 6.1% lower in Florida and 9.6% lower in California. If this has nothing to do with the pandemic that's even more shocking.
The pandemic and its attendant economic crisis is having massive effects on many aspects of family life. These early indicators are just possible targets of future analysis.
Rising, with gender differences. Since 2008 the American Community Survey has been asking respondents whether they got married in the previous 12 months. Using the race/ethnicity of spouses (when they are living together), you can estimate the proportion of new marriages that cross racial/ethnic lines. Defining such "intermarriage" is not as simple as it sounds.…
With data snapshot addendum at the end. In the short run, people are canceling their weddings that were already booked, or not planning the ones they were going to have this summer or fall. In the long run, we don't know. To look at the short run effect, I used Google Trends to extract the…