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International Statistics

A previous site at the url gaydemographics.org provided some data about same sex couples from various national censuses (archive of previous site):

  • Australia - 1996
  • Canada - 2001
  • The Netherlands - 2001-2002 (same sex marriages)
  • New Zealand - 2001
  • Norway - 1994-2001 (same sex domestic partnerships)
  • United Kingdom - 2001

Australia

Canada

The Netherlands

New Zealand

  • Civil Unions, by Relationship Type (2005+) (Statistics New Zealand)
  • 2001 Census: Families & Households (Statistics New Zealand)
    • Table 7: Selected summary characteristics for same-sex couples without children in private occupied dwellings, 1996 and 2001
    • Table 11: Selected summary characteristics for same-sex couples with child(ren) in private occupied dwellings, 1996 and 2001
    • Table 12: Family type by child dependency status by number of dependent children in family and total number of children in family, for same-sex couples with child(ren) in private occupied dwellings, 2001
    • Table 20: Selected summary characteristics for same-sex couples with dependent child(ren) in private occupied dwellings, 1996 and 2001

Norway

United Kingdom


Status of Same-Sex Marriage (Wikipedia)

Same-Sex Marriage International

Became legal in:

  • 2001 - Netherlands
  • 2003 - Belgium
  • 2005 - Spain
  • 2005 - Canada
  • 2006 - South Africa
  • 2009 - Norway
  • 2009 - Sweden
  • 2010 - Portugal
  • 2010 - Iceland
  • 2010 - Argentina
  • 2012 - Denmark
  • 2013 - Brazil
  • 2013 - France
  • 2013 - Uruguay
  • 2013 - New Zealand
  • 2014 - England
  • 2014 - Wales
  • 2014 - Scotland
  • 2015 - Luxembourg
  • 2015 - United States
  • 2015 - Ireland
  • 2016 - Colombia