39 478 marriages in 2020, 611 by same-sex couples
The possibility of same-sex marriage, which has existed since 1 January 2019, was taken up by 611 couples in 2020, while 56 couples transferred their registered partnership into marriage. The vast majority of partnership registrations were mixed-sex couples (1 170), while only 83 were same-sex couples. In addition, not a single marriage was converted into a registered partnership.
Furthermore, 14 821 divorces took place in Austria in 2020, a decrease of 9.2% compared to 2019. At the same time, 104 registered partnerships were dissolved by court decision, 14.0% less than in the previous year.
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