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Interesting Facts About Divorce In The US

In the United States, on average, about 40 to 50 percent of couples who marry, eventually divorce.

Within the 45 states that reported, there were 813,862 divorces in the US in 2014. The US has the 3rd highest divorce rate in the world. The divorce rate in the US is 4.3 per 1000 population.

The top 5 countries with the highest divorce rates in the world are:

  1. Maldives: 10.97
  2. Belarus: 4.63
  3. United States: 4.34
  4. Cuba: 3.72
  5. Estonia: 3.65

Studies show that women and men aged 15-44 who start living together before they are married are shown to be more vulnerable to divorce.

One is less likely to divorce if you marry your spouse in your late 20s. The average age of a man getting married in the US is 29 while the average age of a woman getting married in the US is 27. On average, a first marriage that ends in divorce usually lasts 8 years.

People in second marriages are less likely to get divorced because they gained experience from the previous failed message.

Studies have concluded there are different things that can affect marriage success such as husbands who work less than their wives, lavish weddings, if one gets married in March or August and lastly if a couple displays a lot of contempt. San Jose Divorce Lawyer Nicole Aeschleman put together this thought-provoking infographic that expands on the topic and shows even more interesting information about divorce in our nation. Aeschleman Law specializes in divorce law but also provides as well as other aspects of family law. Contact them today at aeschlemanlaw.com for a free consultation and to find an experienced divorce lawyer.

You can contact Aeschleman Law:

1520 The Alameda #210
San Jose, California, 95126
United States (US)
Phone: (408) 724-8930

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