The latest divorce statistics for England and Wales were released at the end of 2015. Goodwins Family Law Solicitors have created this easy to understand infographic to explain the numbers behind the trends and patterns of divorce in England and Wales.

The most recent statistics, released in December 2015, account for divorces in 2013 only. Comparing marriages vs. divorces it seems that marriages outnumber the divorces almost two times.

When comes to the divorce rate, let’s check the meaning of divorce rate first. A divorce rate is the number of divorces per every thousand of the married population. The divorce rates for husband and wives are depicted in this infographic.

In order for a divorce to be granted, one of the five grounds for divorce must be met. The following statistics show the number of divorces pertaining to each of the grounds for divorce as listed in this infographic.



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