Nuptiality and household in Italy. A long period geographical analysis (1861-1881)

G. Cantisani & G. Dalla Zuanna
The almost 100 Italian counties are characterised by wide differences concerning both nuptiality and household structure. In this paper these geographical differences are studied, dealing with post-unitary period (1861-1981), using census data. The aim is to underline the most important geographical differences, giving an extensive foundation for the future interpretative research. Firstly, nuptiality indicators (people never married at age 50 and SMAM of Hajnal, both for males and females) are calculated in the five census...