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People > Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of divorces in given year by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Maldives 11.15 1995
2 Sierra Leone 5.6 2004
3 Guam 5.32 2010
4 Gibraltar 5.11 2011
5 Russia 4.68 2011
6 Uruguay 4.3 2004
7 Isle of Man 4.28 2003
8 Aruba 4.26 2010
9 Djibouti 4.13 1970
10 Belarus 4.12 2012
11 Puerto Rico 3.95 2008
12 Latvia 3.61 2012
13 Lithuania 3.48 2012
14 Moldova 2.99 2012
15 United States 2.81 2011
16 Denmark 2.81 2012
17 Bermuda 2.74 2011
18 Kazakhstan 2.71 2011
19 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 2.67 2008
20 Cuba 2.63 2011
21 Jordan 2.6 2011
22 Portugal 2.53 2011
23 Czech Republic 2.51 2012
24 Costa Rica 2.47 2010
25 Sweden 2.46 2012
26 Luxembourg 2.46 2011
27 Belgium 2.46 2012
28 Finland 2.4 2012
29 Liechtenstein 2.37 2012
30 Estonia 2.35 2012
31 South Korea 2.3 2011
32 Germany 2.29 2011
33 Spain 2.24 2011
34 Hungary 2.21 2012
35 Macau 2.21 2012
36 Switzerland 2.19 2012
37 Australia 2.19 2011
38 Canada 2.11 2008
39 United Kingdom 2.07 2011
40 Netherlands 2.05 2012
41 Monaco 2.04 2005
42 Slovakia 2.02 2012
43 Austria 2.01 2012
44 Kuwait 2 2011
45 France 1.99 2011
46 Norway 1.98 2012
47 New Zealand 1.94 2011
48 Egypt 1.91 2011
49 Iran 1.89 2011
50 Seychelles 1.89 2011
51 Japan 1.84 2011
52 China 1.77 2012
53 Dominican Republic 1.77 2011
54 Cyprus 1.73 2011
55 Cayman Islands 1.71 2009
56 Israel 1.71 2010
57 Barbados 1.68 2007
58 Trinidad and Tobago 1.67 2006
59 Poland 1.67 2012
60 Turkey 1.67 2012
61 Bulgaria 1.64 2012
62 Iceland 1.62 2011
63 Georgia 1.58 2012
64 Kyrgyzstan 1.58 2011
65 San Marino 1.57 2012
66 Albania 1.52 2011
67 Romania 1.47 2012
68 Lebanon 1.47 2012
69 Mauritius 1.39 2011
70 Croatia 1.32 2011
71 Singapore 1.3 2012
72 Faeroe Islands 1.29 2007
73 Suriname 1.26 2007
74 Dominica 1.26 2006
75 New Caledonia 1.22 2010
76 Turkmenistan 1.22 1998
77 Slovenia 1.2 2012
78 Azerbaijan 1.19 2012
79 Antigua and Barbuda 1.18 2007
80 Greece 1.17 2008
81 French Polynesia 1.16 1969
82 Mongolia 1.13 2010
83 The Bahamas 1.11 2010
84 Tonga 1.1 2004
85 Ukraine 1.09 2012
86 Armenia 1.08 2011
87 Serbia 1.01 2012
88 Panama 0.974 2010
89 Republic of Macedonia 0.915 2012
90 Italy 0.895 2010
91 Jamaica 0.888 2012
92 Nepal 0.878 2001
93 Tajikistan 0.865 2011
94 Montenegro 0.829 2012
95 Saint Lucia 0.768 2005
96 Mexico 0.765 2011
97 Ireland 0.735 2011
98 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.715 2007
99 Fiji 0.66 1979
100 Guyana 0.626 1965
101 Samoa 0.625 1983
102 Uzbekistan 0.601 2012
103 Syria 0.584 1979
104 Qatar 0.58 2011
105 American Samoa 0.532 1993
106 Thailand 0.485 1979
107 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.384 2012
108 Venezuela 0.332 1979
109 Libya 0.326 2002
110 Honduras 0.311 1987
111 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.271 2008
112 Vietnam 0.213 2007
113 Guatemala 0.208 2008
114 Peru 0.19 2011
115 Belize 0.179 2002
116 Sri Lanka 0.153 1979
117 Malta 0.101 2011
118 Chile 0.0908 2010

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Total-divorces-per-thousand-people

People > Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about People > Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people

  • Maldives has had the highest marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 1975.
  • Chile has ranked last for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 2007.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 2 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 2007.
  • Aruba has ranked in the top 4 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 2002.
  • Isle of Man has ranked in the top 4 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 1995.
  • Puerto Rico has ranked in the top 10 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 1960.
  • Belarus has ranked in the top 4 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 2009.
  • Moldova has ranked in the top 8 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 2003.
  • Latvia has ranked in the top 4 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 2011.
  • Guam has ranked in the top 13 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces per thousand people since 1976.
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