17 thousand couples tie the knot this year

2016-09-23 11:41:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Out of the total 859,106 households, 67 percent live in Ulaanbaatar and 33 percent live in the localities. The average number of family members is 3.5. In 2016, 17 thousand and 600 couples obtained new marriage certificates, while 3,600 couples dissolved their marriage, reports the Department for Families, Children and Youth Development of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare.

Marriage rate increased by 1.5 percent, whereas the divorce rose by 3.3 percent compared with the same period of last year.