The given bar graphs display data on marriage and divorce during the times 1981 and 1994 in eight different nations. As can be seen from the presentation, the divorce rate has climbed in five out of the eight countries, whereas it has declined over time except for Denmark.
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According to the bar graph, the United States had the highest marriage rate of the given countries in 1981, at more than 10 per thousand. In other European nations, like the UK, France, Italy, Finland, and Denmark, there were roughly 6 marriages for every 1,000 people. In 1981, Denmark had roughly 5 per 1,000 people which is the lowest marriage rate. Except for Denmark, where the rate rose by about 2,000 after 15 years, all of the countries were experiencing a decline in marriage rates. Japan was the only Asian country with a nearly constant marriage rate throughout time period.
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According to divorce statistics, the USA with more than 4 per 1,000 people had the highest divorce rate. Except for the United States and Denmark, every country had an increase in divorce rates in 1994 compared to rates in 1981. Italy had the lowest divorce rate among the mentioned nations. Germany’s divorce rate remained stable for two years.
In conclusion, the countries included in the poll are the USA, Japan, the UK, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Italy, and France. All of the countries, except for Denmark, can be clearly shown in the chart to have had a substantial fall in marriage rates throughout the survey period. However, it appears that the number of total divorce cases is increasing.