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

DEFINITION: Total number of divorces by couples living in urban areas. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Maldives 4.1 1991
2 Russia 3.66 2011
3 Belarus 3.49 2011
4 Belgium 2.99 2009
5 Bermuda 2.92 1989
6 Moldova 2.86 2010
7 Cuba 2.45 2011
8 Lithuania 2.35 2011
9 Czech Republic 2.11 2011
10 Sierra Leone 2.09 2004
11 Finland 1.86 2011
12 South Korea 1.77 2011
13 Kazakhstan 1.75 2008
14 Switzerland 1.72 2011
15 Hungary 1.72 2011
16 Japan 1.69 2011
17 Latvia 1.69 2009
18 Estonia 1.62 2011
19 Iceland 1.58 2011
20 Iran 1.57 2010
21 Israel 1.56 2010
22 Cyprus 1.36 2011
23 Slovakia 1.31 2011
24 Netherlands 1.3 2009
25 Poland 1.28 2011
26 Bulgaria 1.2 2011
27 Romania 1.18 2011
28 Jordan 1.16 1997
29 Suriname 1.14 1991
30 Ukraine 1.11 2011
31 Egypt 1.1 2011
32 Georgia 0.978 2011
33 Mongolia 0.965 2010
34 Norway 0.901 1980
35 Serbia 0.853 2011
36 Panama 0.837 2010
37 Kyrgyzstan 0.815 2011
38 Croatia 0.795 2010
39 Armenia 0.754 2009
40 Azerbaijan 0.746 2010
41 Montenegro 0.71 2009
42 Mexico 0.692 2011
43 Slovenia 0.637 2011
44 Faeroe Islands 0.626 2007
45 Luxembourg 0.622 1974
46 New Caledonia 0.616 2003
47 Denmark 0.601 1970
48 Republic of Macedonia 0.531 2010
49 Albania 0.465 1991
50 Uzbekistan 0.392 2001
51 Tajikistan 0.36 2011
52 Turkey 0.227 1979
53 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.164 1990
54 Saint Lucia 0.0795 1997
55 Vietnam 0.0762 2007

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Urban 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/Urban-divorces-per-thousand-people

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