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56. Married Couples by Differences in Ages Between Husband and Wife: 1999

[In thousands (55,849 represents 55,849,000). As of March. Persons 15 years old and over. Excludes members of Armed Forces except those living off post or with their families on post. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, this section, and Appendix III]

 
All married Without own With own
couples children under children under
Age difference 18 years old 18 years old
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
distribution distribution distribution
 
  Total 55,849 100.0 30,311 100.0 25,538 100.0
Husband 20 or more years older than wife 447 0.8 290 1.0 157 0.6
Husband 15 to 19 years older than wife 830 1.5 489 1.6 341 1.3
Husband 10 to 14 years older than wife 2,735 4.9 1,550 5.1 1,185 4.6
Husband 6 to 9 years older than wife 6,891 12.3 3,856 12.7 3,034 11.9
Husband 4 to 5 years older than wife 7,687 13.8 4,322 14.3 3,364 13.2
Husband 2 to 3 years older than wife 12,321 22.1 6,640 21.9 5,681 22.2
Husband and wife within one year 18,096 32.4 9,437 31.1 8,659 33.9
 
Wife 2 to 3 years older than husband 3,320 5.9 1,677 5.5 1,643 6.4
Wife 4 to 5 years older than husband 1,622 2.9 888 2.9 734 2.9
Wife 6 to 9 years older than husband 1,222 2.2 688 2.3 534 2.1
Wife 10 to 14 years older than husband 480 0.9 328 1.1 152 0.6
Wife 15 to 19 years older than husband 112 0.2 90 0.3 21 0.1
Wife 20 or more years older than husband 87 0.2 56 0.2 31 0.1


Source: U.S. Census Bureau, unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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