Crisis of the family institute in the country is the main reason. For example, 1.113mn marriages and 641,000 divorces were registered in Russia in 2006. The number of young people that do not want to marry increased 1.5 times during the last few years.
At present, 13mn men never married and 4mn got divorced in the country. Some 11mn of women never married and 7mn were divorced. The average Russian household unit includes 3.2 people (father, mother, and one child).