20 November 201913.40 The contraction of births started in the mid-seventies has led to a reduction in the population between 16 and 34 years, which in January 2018 counts 12 million people, -1.2 million compared to 2008. Istat takes it over. Consequently, there has also been a 10% decrease compared to 2008 in weddings in the 16-34 age group. However, the wedding is increasing, 4,500 more than the previous year, equal to + 2.3%, but we always get married later. In 2019 homosexual civil unions were 2,808, 64.2% among men.