Rankings

Marriage and divorce Change

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Highest divorce rates

Number of divorces per 1,000 population 2017 or latest available

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    4.7
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Guam
    Result
    4.2
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Moldova
    Result
    3.7
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Belarus
    Result
    3.4
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Latvia
    Result
    3.1
  6. Rank
    Country
    Ukraine
    Result
    3.1
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Lithuania
    Result
    3.0
  8. Rank
    Country
    Kazakhstan
    Result
    3.0
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Cuba
    Result
    2.9
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Georgia
    Result
    2.7
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    2.6
  12. Rank
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    2.6
  13. Rank
    Country
    Puerto Rico
    Result
    2.6
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    United States
    Result
    2.5
  15. Rank
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    2.5
  16. Rank
    Country
    Estonia
    Result
    2.5
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Czech Republic
    Result
    2.4
  18. Rank
    Country
    Liechtenstein
    Result
    2.4
  19. Rank
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    2.4
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Cyprus
    Result
    2.3
  21. Rank
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    2.3
  22. Rank
    Country
    Macau
    Result
    2.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    2.2
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    2.1
  25. Rank
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    2.1
  26. Rank
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    2.1
  27. Rank
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    2.1
  28. Rank
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    2.1
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    2.0
  30. Rank
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    2.0

Index key & notes

Notes

Note: The data are based in latest available figures (no earlier than 2013) and hence will be affected by the population age structure at the time.

Source: UN Demographic Yearbook 2017