This infographic about births outside marriage has been made by Statista (
According to this infographic made by Statista (, in Europe there is a huge difference between countries, in term of births outside marriage.

Nations in the north of Europe generally have a higher rate of Nonmarital Births, while in southern nations the percentage is usually lower.

Iceland is the European country with the highest percentage of births outside marriage (67%), followed by France (56%) and the UK (48%). 

While at the bottom of this list, we find Italy, Poland and Greece, that respectively have 28%, 22% and 8%.

What do you think about this topic?

How could you explain this big difference between the European Union members?

Do you think it is a religious matter?