How many gay marriages were celebrated in Belgium in 2015by Ivano Abbadessa - 2016.06.07
The number of same sex marriages has been steadily increasing in Belgium. In 2015 there were 1,968 gay weddings, the highest level in five years. In 2013 there were same sex marriages 1,717 and in 2014 1,898. The data were published by the MP Sabien Lahaye-Battheu that got them from the Belgian Interior Minister. The northern European country was the second nation in the world to introduce gay marriage back in 2003. The data shows that Antwerp is the city where more same sex wedding are celebrated. Other data shows that 7.4% of lesbian couples who got married in 2013 are separated today. The proportion for male couples is 4.7%.
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