Number of divorces in Scotland 2001-2018

This statistic shows the number of divorces that took place in Scotland from 2000/01 to 2017/18. The peak for divorces occurred in 2006/07 when there were over 13 thousand divorces. Since that year, the number of divorces has decreased in each reporting year, reaching a low of 6.87 thousand in 2017/18.
Further information regarding marriage, civil partnerships and divorces in Scotland are available, click on the link to view the age distribution of married couples in Scotland as well as the distribution of Scottish adults by marital status.
View data regarding the number of divorces in the UK and divorces in Northern Ireland, as well as the average age at divorce in England and Wales.

Number of divorces in Scotland from 2000/01 to 2017/18

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Release date

April 2019


United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2018

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