Telegraph—Marriage more stable than living together, Office for National Statistics finds

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Analysis of Census results found that four-fifths of spouses who were married in 1991 were still together a decade later, compared with three-fifths of cohabiting couples.

Older couples and those with children were more likely to stay in the same relationships, the independent statistics body said.

The findings of the ONS are likely to reignite the political debate over whether married couples should be given tax breaks.

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