Provisional US Divorce Statistics for 2011 (most recent year for which statistics are available):
- Number of marriages: 2,118,000
- Marriage rate: 6.8 per 1,000 total population
- Divorce rate: 3.6 per 1,000 population (44 reporting States and D.C.)
Source: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “FastStats”
Provisional number of divorces and annulments and rate: United States, 2000-2011
|Year||Divorces & annulments||Population||Rate per 1,000 total population|
1 Excludes data for California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, and Minnesota.
2 Excludes data for California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, and Louisiana.
3 Excludes data for California, Hawaii, Indiana, and Oklahoma.
4 Excludes data for California, Indiana, and Oklahoma.
5 Excludes data for California, Indiana, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.
Source: CDC/NCHS National Vital Statistics System.
NOTE: Information on the total numbers and rates of marriages and divorces
at the national and State levels are published in the NCHS National Vital Statistics Reports.
The collection of detailed data was suspended beginning in January
1996. Limitations in the information collected by the States as well
as budgetary considerations necessitated this action. The most recent
comprehensive analyses of detailed marriage and divorce data are
published in Advance Report of Final Divorce Statistics, 1989-90.
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