Percentage of Divorces in Selected Countries, 1996

Country Divorces
(as % of
marriages)
1996
Belarus 68%
Russia 65
Sweden 64
Latvia 63
Ukraine 63
Czech Republic 61
Belgium 56
Finland 56
Lithuania 55
United Kingdom 53
Moldova 52
United States 49%
Hungary 46
Canada 45
Norway 43
France 43
Germany 41
Netherlands 41
Switzerland 40
Iceland 39
Kazakhstan 39
Luxembourg 39
Austria 38
Denmark 35%
Slovakia 34
Bulgaria 28
Israel 26
Slovenia 26
Kyrgyzstan 25
Romania 24
Portugal 21
Poland 19
Armenia 18
Greece 18
Turkmenistan 18
Spain 17%
Azerbaijan 15
Croatia 15
Cyprus 13
Tajikistan 13
Georgia 12
Italy 12
Uzbekistan 12
Albania 7
Turkey 6
Macedonia 5
Source: Human Development Report, 1999, United Nations.

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