The frequency of marriage within a population, usually expressed as a marriage rate. R. Woods (2002) suggests that the role of nuptiality in influencing fertility during the late 19th century was geographically variable and could not be attributed to some overarching explanatory factor. Aria (2001) Int. Mig. Rev. 35, 2 considers assimilation as a cause of falling nuptiality in Cuban Americans.
Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.