Divorce rate – going up or down?

Statistics don’t tell the whole story, but they raise some interesting questions Some interesting statistics have recently been released in the UK. According to an article in The Guardian, divorce rates amongst heterosexual couples are at their lowest since 1973. But is this evidence of marriages getting stronger and lasting longer? Or just proof that […]

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Latest South African Divorce Statistics

StatsSA has published its marriages and divorces statistics for 2017. The report is based on a combination of population censuses, household sample surveys, and administrative data. Stats SA found that a total of 135,458 civil marriages, 2,588 customary marriages, and 1,357 civil unions were registered in 2017. A comparison with the 2016 data shows that […]

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