Great Britain: Divorce rate 2000-2017

This statistic shows the divorce rate in Great Britain from 2000 to 2017. The divorce rate is defined as 'people divorcing per 1,000 married male/female population aged 16 and over'. After increasing year on year from 2000 to 2004 (a rise of 1.3), the divorce rate dropped consistently until 2009. For the region of England and Wales, the divorce rate ended at 4.3 points lower in 2017, compared to 2000.

Divorce rate* per 1,000 married population in Great Britain from 2000 to 2017

England and WalesScotland**
20178.4-
20168.9-
20158.5-
20149.3-
20139.8-
201210-
201110.1-
201010.2-
20099.8-
200810.511.1
200711.112.2
200611.512.4
200512.210.3
200413.310.5
200313.310.1
200212.810
200112.99.7
200012.710.3
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2000 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* Divorce rate is defined as 'people divorcing per 1,000 married male/female population aged 16 and over'.
** Data from Scotland from 2009 to 2017 are not available.

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