(This is part of my explorations of PORDATA - A Portuguese open data database)

Here is the plot of total number of marriages per year.

Interesting things:

Here is the plot of number of same-sex marriages per year:

Only starts in 2010 because that’s when same-sex marriage was legalized in Portugal. There seems to be a weird pattern of things starting out slow but then ramping up. Don’t know why this might be, but I’ll ask around.