Divorce Rates

Updated July 24, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

How does the United States' 50 percent divorce rate compare with other countries in the world?

The Answer:

The percent of marriages ending in divorce in the United States is actually 49 percent, but close enough. Here is a link to a chart called Percentage of Divorces in Selected Countries which shows you the statistics for selected countries around the world.

-The Editors

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