Marriages in India
(i) How many marriages take place in India each year?
(ii) What percentage of these are "arranged" marriages?
Please provide a source or reference for the answers.
Request for Question Clarification by
07 Nov 2006 08:47 PST
My research shows that the government of India does not keep records
on how many marriages are arranged. I can provide quotes about
educated guesses on this matter, but no hard statistics. Will this be
Clarification of Question by
08 Nov 2006 07:05 PST
The data for the number of marriages has to be official or
semi-official (i.e., obtained from the census, the government or a
reputable organization). What proportion of marriages are "arranged"
can be educated guesses but the source or reference should be
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