Social World Records

Most Immigration Population

United States of America is the country that regularly receives the most legal immigrants. However, one in 24 of the US population is an illegal immigrant. In 1986, US Patrol arrested 629,000 aliens on the Mexican border.

The Biggest Demonstration

On 3 - 4 April 1969 following the border clashes, 2.7 million people from China demonstrated against USSR in Shanghai.

The Lowest Average Marriage Age

India recorded the lowest average age for marriage with 20 years for male and 14 1/2 years for female. In China, the recommended age for marriage has been 28 for men and 25 for women.

The Largest Males Shortage - Sex Ratio

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) with 1132.1 females to every 1000 males according to the 1985 census.

The Highest Divorce

United States of America is the country with the most divorces - 1,157,000 in 1987, which is equivalent to a rate of 4.8% per thousand marriages. The all-time high rate was recorded in 1981 at 49.75%.

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