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Divorces in England and Wales in 2012

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A short quiz style presentation on statistics about divorces in England and Wales in 2012. …

A short quiz style presentation on statistics about divorces in England and Wales in 2012.

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  • 1. DIVORCES IN ENGLAND & WALES IN 2012 What’s your ‘Actually, I don’t’ IQ? Data and Graphics from the Office for National Statistics
  • 2. In 2012 there were over 100,000 divorces in England and Wales True or False
  • 3. There were 118,140 divorces in England and Wales in 2012 True
  • 4. If, in total, there were 118,140 divorces in 2012, how many divorces were there per hour? Question
  • 5. There were 13 divorces an hour in England and Wales in 2012
  • 6. Almost half of all divorces in 2012 occurred in the first ___ years of marriage Fill in the blank:
  • 7. Almost half of all divorces in 2012 occurred in the first 10 years of marriage
  • 8. In 2012, divorces were most likely to occur between the ___th and the ___th wedding anniversary Fill in the blanks:
  • 9. In 2012, divorces were most likely to occur between the 4th and the 8th wedding anniversary
  • 10. In 2012, 9,703 men aged over 60 got divorced True or False
  • 11. There were 9,703 men and 6,026 women aged over 60 who got divorced in 2012 True
  • 12. What fraction of divorces in 2012 were granted as a result of adultery? Question
  • 13. or 1 in every 7 divorces were granted as a result of adultery in 2012 1 7
  • 14. Men were granted 65% of all divorces in 2012. True or False
  • 15. Women were granted 65% of all divorces in 2012 False
  • 16. How many divorces were granted because of desertion in 2012? Question (Remember there were 118,140 divorces in total)
  • 17. In 2012, there were 719 (less than 1%) divorces granted because of desertion
  • 18. In 2012: The average age for men to get divorced at was ____ The average age for women to get divorced at was ____ Fill in the blanks
  • 19. The average age at divorce was 45 for men and 42 for women in 2012
  • 20. In 2012, most divorces were for first marriages True or False
  • 21. In 2012, most divorces (71%) were for first marriages True
  • 22. In 2012, ___% of all couples divorcing had at least one child aged under 16 living with the family Fill in the blank:
  • 23. In 2012, 48% of couples divorcing had at least one child aged under 16 living with the family
  • 24. In 2012, what % of couples divorcing had both been divorced before? Question
  • 25. In 2012, 9% of couples divorcing had both been divorced before
  • 26. What % of marriages are expected to end in divorce? Question
  • 27. It is expected that 42% of marriages will end in divorce

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