Divorce rate in Luxembourg 2008-2018

Between 2008 and 2018, the divorce rate in Luxembourg remained stable at between roughly 2 to 2.6 per-mille. The divorce rate peaked in 2014, at 2.61 per-mille. That year, approximately 1,350 divorces took places in the Grand Duchy. By 2018, the number of divorces had decreased to just over 1,200.

European comparison: divorce rate per 1,000 inhabitants

   Comparing the Luxembourgish divorce rate per 1,000 inhabitants to other European countries, in Europe Luxembourg had the eighth-highest divorce rate per 1,000 inhabitants. Lithuania had the highest divorce rate per 1,000 in 2015 (3.2 per-mille), before Denmark and Estonia.

 European comparison: divorce rate per 100 marriages 

  Using a second divorce indicator, Luxembourg ends among the top countries. In 2016, Luxembourg had the second-highest divorce rate per 100 marriages in Europe, with only Portugal having a higher ratio. That year, the ratio of the number of divorces during the year to the number of marriages in Luxembourg was 65.9. By comparison, this ratio was lowest in Malta, where it amounted to just over 12 divorces for every 100 marriages.

Divorce rate in Luxembourg from 2008 to 2018

Divorce rate per thousand inhabitants
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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

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