Acceptability of divorce - past and present in the United States 2014

This statistic shows the results of a survey among adult Americans on whether the acceptability of divorce has changed over the past generations. The survey was conducted in December 2014. During that survey, 84 percent of respondents stated they believe divorce is more acceptable nowadays than it was several generations ago.

Compared to previous generations, do you think the idea of divorce today is more acceptable or less acceptable?

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Source

Release date

February 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 10 to 15, 2014

Number of respondents

2,255 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source worded the question as follows: "Compared to previous generations, do you think the idea of divorce today is...?"

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