The United
States
has the
third highest
divorce rate
in the world
DIVORCES
per minute
3,117
DIVORCES
per day
94,800
DIVORCES
per month
Around 50 percent
of marriages in the United States end in
divorce.
41 percent
of first marriages end in divorce.
41%
60 percent
of second marriages end in divorce.
60%
Second Marriage
First Marriage
73 percent
of third marriages end in divorce.
73%
Third Marriage
Second MarriageFirst Marriage
Average Divorce Rate:
3.6
per 1,000 population
(44 reporting States and D.C.)
Nevada
has the highest rate of divorces
Iowa
has the lowest rate of divorces
If you’ve
attended college,
your risk of divorce
decreases
by 13 percent.
The average age
for couples going through their first divorce is
30 years old
The average
length
of a marriage that
ends in divorce is
eight years
People wait an average of three
years after a divorce to remarry
(if they remarry at all)
3 years
If your parents are
happily married, your risk of
divorce decreases by 14 percent
People who wait to marry
until
they are over the age of
25
are 24 percent
less likely to get divorced
2008 voter data shows that
“red” states (states that tend to vote
Republican),
have higher divorce rates than
“blue” state...
The divorce rate
among couples
with children is 40
percent lower
than couples
without children
www.oceansidedivorcelawfirm.com
Carlsbad Village Dr Ste 216
Carlsbad, California
92008
Phone: (760) 683-2071
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19 Divorce statistics from the United States that you did not know! Are couples with college degrees more likely to get divorced? Is your third marriage more likely to last than your first or second? Presented By: Law Office of Steven Fritsch

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  1. 1. The United States has the third highest divorce rate in the world
  2. 2. DIVORCES per minute
  3. 3. 3,117 DIVORCES per day
  4. 4. 94,800 DIVORCES per month
  5. 5. Around 50 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce.
  6. 6. 41 percent of first marriages end in divorce. 41%
  7. 7. 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce. 60% Second Marriage First Marriage
  8. 8. 73 percent of third marriages end in divorce. 73% Third Marriage Second MarriageFirst Marriage
  9. 9. Average Divorce Rate: 3.6 per 1,000 population (44 reporting States and D.C.)
  10. 10. Nevada has the highest rate of divorces
  11. 11. Iowa has the lowest rate of divorces
  12. 12. If you’ve attended college, your risk of divorce decreases by 13 percent.
  13. 13. The average age for couples going through their first divorce is 30 years old
  14. 14. The average length of a marriage that ends in divorce is eight years
  15. 15. People wait an average of three years after a divorce to remarry (if they remarry at all) 3 years
  16. 16. If your parents are happily married, your risk of divorce decreases by 14 percent
  17. 17. People who wait to marry until they are over the age of 25 are 24 percent less likely to get divorced
  18. 18. 2008 voter data shows that “red” states (states that tend to vote Republican), have higher divorce rates than “blue” states (states that tend to vote Democrat).
  19. 19. The divorce rate among couples with children is 40 percent lower than couples without children
  20. 20. www.oceansidedivorcelawfirm.com Carlsbad Village Dr Ste 216 Carlsbad, California 92008 Phone: (760) 683-2071
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