MIL-OSI Russia: More than five thousand grooms and brides over 55 have been married since the beginning of the year


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October 1, 2021 10:03 am

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Most often, men marry before the age of 66, and women before the age of 61.

Since the beginning of the year, more than five thousand grooms and brides over the age of 55 have been married in Moscow. In 30 percent of cases, both spouses were over 55 years old.

“During eight months of 2021, more than 1,500 couples were married in Moscow, where both spouses were over 55 years old. And in total during this period in the capital more than five thousand people over the age of 55 got married and got married. Most often, men get married before the age of 66, women – until the age of 61. The oldest groom in 2021 was 95 years old, and the bride – 91 years old, “- said the press service of the capital’s Civil Registry Office.

In this case, there are unique pairs. For example, in 2020, in the Solntsevo department of the registry office, a marriage was concluded between a groom of 97 years old and a bride of 93 years old. He is a participant in the war, and she is a teacher.

For 20 years, there has been a tendency that among those married over the age of 55, 63 percent are grooms and 37 percent are brides (in 2021, 62 percent of grooms and 38 percent of brides).

For the majority of those who form a family at this age, marriage is not the first; there are also many examples of people having a wedding with their former spouses. However, for almost 10 percent of brides and grooms in this age group, a marriage registered in 2021 was the first.

You can apply for marriage online through portals, “State services of Moscow” or a single portal of public services, as well as personally in the registry office. The state fee is 350 rubles, when applying online – 245 rubles.

Today in Moscow, 35 sites for on-site marriage registration are available for newlyweds. Couples can simply and conveniently choose a site on the website of the special project “New Addresses of Happiness” on portal. There are located photos and a detailed description of each site, provides information on the dates available for booking, as well as beautiful dates on which you can get married, instructions for submitting an application.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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