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         ARKANSAS VITAL STATISTICS - MARRIAGE SUMMARY
                         1945 to Present

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                 YEAR    MARRIAGES     RATE

                 1945      37,006      19.2
                 1946      51,514      26.8
                 1947      43,652      22.7
                 1948      42,981      22.4
                 1949      43,029      22.5

                 1950      50,350      26.4
                 1951           -        - 
                 1952      53,139      28.2
                 1953      27,948      15.0
                 1954      15,203       8.2
                 1955      14,888       8.1
                 1956      14,368       7.8
                 1957      12,997       7.1
                 1958      15,545       8.5
                 1959      18,394      10.2

                 1960      18,318      10.3
                 1961      18,768      10.4
                 1962      18,951      10.4
                 1963      20,553      11.2
                 1964      20,359      11.0
                 1965      19,158      10.3
                 1966      20,485      10.9
                 1967      20,475      10.8
                 1968      22,004      11.6
                 1969      22,818      11.9

                 1970      23,308      12.1
                 1971      24,096      12.3
                 1972      25,202      12.6
                 1973      25,203      12.4
                 1974      24,735      12.0
                 1975      24,337      11.6
                 1976      24,913      11.6
                 1977      24,028      11.0
                 1978      25,096      11.3
                 1979      25,908      11.5

                 1980      26,513      11.6
                 1981      27,673      12.1
                 1982      28,041      12.2
                 1983      30,066      13.0
                 1984      32,878      14.2
                 1985      31,663      13.6
                 1986      32,599      14.0
                 1987      32,302      13.8
                 1988      35,154      15.0
                 1989      34,828      14.8

                 1990      36,020      15.3
                 1991      35,969      15.2
                 1992      37,164      15.7
                 1993      37,112      15.6
                 1994      38,339      16.0
                 1995      39,133      16.3
                 1996      39,143      16.2



NOTE:  DATA ARE OF MARRIAGES OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS
       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION
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