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

DEFINITION: Total number of divorces in given year by country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 2.39 million 2012
2 United States 877,000 2011
3 Russia 669,376 2011
4 Japan 235,719 2011
5 Germany 187,640 2011
6 Egypt 151,933 2011
7 Iran 142,841 2011
8 France 129,802 2011
9 United Kingdom 129,764 2011
10 Turkey 123,325 2012
11 South Korea 114,284 2011
12 Spain 103,290 2011
13 Mexico 91,285 2011
14 Canada 70,226 2008
15 Poland 64,432 2012
16 Italy 54,160 2010
17 Ukraine 49,807 2012
18 Australia 48,935 2011
19 Kazakhstan 44,862 2011
20 Belarus 39,034 2012
21 Netherlands 34,317 2012
22 Romania 31,324 2012
23 Cuba 29,712 2011
24 Sierra Leone 27,602 2004
25 Belgium 27,400 2012
26 Portugal 26,750 2011
27 Czech Republic 26,402 2012
28 Sweden 23,422 2012
29 Thailand 22,485 1979
30 Hungary 22,000 2012
31 Nepal 20,775 2001
32 Vietnam 17,946 2007
33 Dominican Republic 17,927 2011
34 Uzbekistan 17,900 2012
35 Switzerland 17,550 2012
36 Austria 17,006 2012
37 Jordan 16,086 2011
38 Denmark 15,709 2012
39 Puerto Rico 14,849 2008
40 Uruguay 14,300 2004
41 Greece 13,163 2008
42 Israel 13,042 2010
43 Finland 12,977 2012
44 Bulgaria 11,947 2012
45 Costa Rica 11,556 2010
46 Azerbaijan 11,087 2012
47 Slovakia 10,948 2012
48 Moldova 10,637 2012
49 Lithuania 10,399 2012
50 Norway 9,929 2012
51 Kyrgyzstan 8,705 2011
52 New Zealand 8,551 2011
53 Latvia 7,311 2012
54 Serbia 7,275 2012
55 Georgia 7,136 2012
56 Singapore 6,893 2012
57 Tajikistan 6,762 2011
58 Lebanon 6,498 2012
59 Kuwait 6,254 2011
60 Palestine 6,155 2011
61 Croatia 5,662 2011
62 Peru 5,625 2011
63 Turkmenistan 5,346 1998
64 Syria 5,049 1979
65 Venezuela 4,852 1979
66 Albania 4,807 2011
67 Panama 3,583 2010
68 Ireland 3,363 2011
69 Armenia 3,188 2011
70 Estonia 3,142 2012
71 Mongolia 3,054 2010
72 Guatemala 2,834 2008
73 Maldives 2,731 1995
74 Slovenia 2,469 2012
75 Jamaica 2,409 2012
76 Sri Lanka 2,212 1979
77 Trinidad and Tobago 2,183 2006
78 Cyprus 1,934 2011
79 Republic of Macedonia 1,926 2012
80 Mauritius 1,788 2011
81 Libya 1,740 2002
82 Chile 1,558 2010
83 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,471 2012
84 Honduras 1,397 1987
85 Luxembourg 1,275 2011
86 Macau 1,230 2012
87 Qatar 1,108 2011
88 Guadeloupe 904 2001
89 Guam 849 2010
90 Djibouti 659 1970
91 Suriname 645 2007
92 Iceland 516 2011
93 Montenegro 515 2012
94 Barbados 464 2007
95 Martinique 453 2001
96 Aruba 433 2010
97 Virgin Islands 425 2003
98 Fiji 410 1979
99 Guyana 401 1965
100 The Bahamas 399 2010
101 Isle of Man 338 2003
102 New Caledonia 305 2010
103 Jersey 276 2001
104 Bermuda 177 2011
105 Guernsey 173 2000
106 Seychelles 165 2011
107 Western Sahara 159 1970
108 Gibraltar 148 2011
109 Saint Lucia 127 2005
110 French Polynesia 124 1969
111 French Guiana 120 2001
112 Tonga 110 2004
113 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 108 2008
114 Antigua and Barbuda 100 2007
115 Samoa 99 1983
116 Cayman Islands 93 2009
117 Dominica 89 2006
118 Liechtenstein 87 2012
119 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 78 2007
120 Monaco 69 2005
121 Faeroe Islands 64 2007
122 British Virgin Islands 60 2004
123 San Marino 49 2012
124 Belize 45 2002
125 Malta 42 2011
126 American Samoa 27 1993
127 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 14 1996
=128 Turks and Caicos Islands 8 2008
=128 Cook Islands 8 1976
130 Norfolk Island 7 1975
131 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 4 1988
132 Niue 3 1981
133 Nauru 2 1967
134 Anguilla 0.0 2009

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Total-divorces

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

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

  • China has had the highest marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1987.
  • Anguilla has ranked last for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 2005.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 3 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1960.
  • United States has ranked #2 in marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 2000.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 5 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1951.
  • Germany has ranked in the top 6 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1991.
  • France has ranked in the top 9 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1948.
  • United Kingdom has ranked in the top 9 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1948.
  • Ukraine has ranked in the top 15 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1950.
  • Canada has ranked in the top 15 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1962.
  • Egypt has ranked in the top 16 for marriage, divorce and children > total divorces since 1948.
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