Year Number of divorces Divorces per thousand existing marriages Divorces per thousand marriages Divorces per thousand married, 15 year-old and older Mean age at divorce, years Average duration of marriage at the time of divorce
males females Male Female
1980 27,797 9.9 346.0 9.9 9.9 36.2 33.1 10.6
1990 24,888 9.9 374.8 9.9 9.9 37.2 34.3 10.9
2001 24,391 11.0 559.6 11.1 11.0 39.0 36.1 11.4
2002 25,506 11.6 554.4 11.8 11.6 39.3 36.5 11.6
2003 25,046 11.6 551.7 11.7 11.6 39.8 36.9 11.9
2004 24,638 11.6 562.6 11.7 11.6 40.1 37.2 12.0
2005 24,804 11.8 560.7 11.9 11.8 40.3 37.4 12.1
2006 24,869 12.0 558.5 12.1 12.0 40.6 37.6 12.2
2007 25,160 12.3 616.0 12.4 12.3 40.9 38.0 12.4
2008 25,155 12.5 627.2 12.6 12.5 41.5 38.5 12.7
2009 23,820 12.1 648.5 12.1 12.1 41.7 38.8 12.7
2010 23,873 12.3 672.1 12.4 12.3 42.1 39.3 12.9
2011 23,335 12.2 651.6 12.3 12.2 42.6 39.6 13.0
2012 21,830 11.7 603.7 11.8 11.7 42.7 39.9 13.1
2013 20,209 11.0 546.4 11.1 11.0 43.1 40.1 13.0
2014 19,576 10.8 504.8 10.9 10.8 43.7 40.7 13.3
2015 20,315 11.4 440.3 11.4 11.4 44.2 41.2 13.6
2016 19,552 11.0 377.4 11.1 11.0 44.5 41.5 13.7
2017 18,495 10.5 365.7 10.6 10.5 44.9 42.0 14.0
2018 16,952 9.7 333.5 9.7 9.7 45.1 42.1 14.3
2019 17,600 10.0 269.7 10.0 10.0 45.3 42.3 14.3
2020 14,979 8.5 223.3 8.5 8.5 45.6 42.6 14.4
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