Binational unions between Spaniards and Brazilians in Spain

Juan Carlos Checa, Ángeles Arjona



The the aim of this paper is to identify the main marriage patterns that develop between people of Spanish and Brazilian nationality. The data are obtained from Natural Population Movement (MNP). The results show that unions between nationals of Brazil residents in Spain and Spaniards are a growing phenomenon since 2005. Particularly noteworthy are the links established between Spanish and Brazilian. And homosexual unions are more prevalent among Brazilian and Spanish men than among women of both countries. Similarly, it is observed that homosexual mixed marriages from 2005 to 2010 are more heterogamous than heterosexual mixed marriages.


homossexualidade; heterossexualidade; casamentos mistos; mercado matrimonial; homogamia; heterogamia.

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