Marriage Contracts See Growth in Dubai by 3.4% in 2019
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A total of
4,598 marriage contracts were registered in 2019, according to the Dubai
Statistics Centre (DSC) who released the report for Marriage and Divorce
Statistics 2019 for the Dubai region based on data extracted from the Dubai
Courts, indicating a 3.4 percent annual increase of marriages in 2019 compared
to a decline in divorce cases by 1 percent.
Today Newspaper has published relevant data on the subject matter shows that
the number of registered divorces of mixed marriages, between an Emirati male
and non-Emirati female (including Emirati male married to a non-Emirati female
and Emirati female married to non-Emirati male), rose to 179 in 2019 with an
annual increase of 8.5 percent. It is also noted that the total marriage
contracts registered for Emirati spouses in 2019 were 956 contracts.
show that the total marriage contracts registered in the Emirate of Dubai were
4,598 contracts during 2019 compared to 4444 contracts in 2018, with a growth
of 3.4 percent. Meanwhile, the number of registered divorce certificates was
1308 in 2019 compared to 1321 certificates in 2018, with a decline of nearly 1
the data released, the number of marriage contracts registered in Dubai during
the past year for the Emirati husband married to an Emirati woman was 956
contracts compared to 965 contracts in 2018, with a decline of about 0.9
As for the
total contracts of the Emirati husband with a non-Emirati wife (includes cases
of marriages between Emirati male to non-Emirati female, and Emirati female to
non-Emirati male), they were 699 contracts compared to 701 contracts in 2018
with a drop of about 0.2 percent.
marriage contracts (non-Emirati married to non-Emirati), they amounted to 2943
contracts in 2019 compared to 2778 contracts in 2018, with a growth of about 6
statistics show that the divorce certificates registered in Dubai of an Emirati
husband married to an Emirati woman in 2019 were 300 compared to 269 divorce
certificates in 2018, with an increase of 11.5 percent.
As for the
total divorce certificates of the Emirati husband married to a non-Emirati wife
(including Emirati male married to a non-Emirati female and Emirati female
married to non-Emirati male), the total number was 179 certificates in 2019
compared to 165 in 2018, with an increase of nearly 8.5 percent.
On the other
hand, the total number of divorce certificates (non-Emirati male and non-Emirati
female) was 829 in 219 compared to 887 certificates by the end of 2018. Figures
show a decrease of about 6.5 percent.
the population of the Emirate of Dubai reached 3,356,000 people at the end of
2019, compared to 3,192,000 in 2018. The Dubai population stood at an increase
of 164,000 people, with a growth of 5.13 percentage. The total number of the
male population was 2,332,000 people compared to 1,240,000 females.