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Sri Lankan marriage rates drop by 12%

It has been reported by the Department of Census and Statistics that there has been a drop in the number of people getting married.

The Department of Census and Statistics announced that there were 163,378 registered marriages in 2019, and the figure has now dropped to 143,061 in 2020.

Meanwhile, the highest number of marriage registrations had taken place in the Gampaha district with 14,617 registrations.