Divorce rates data, 1858 to now: how has it changed?

By: Juliet
On: Thursday, 6 February, 2014

The number of divorces in England and Wales has risen slightly according to official figures, with 118,140 divorces recorded in 2012 . See how it has changed since the 1800s.
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The number of divorces in England and Wales have slightly increased- as shown by the latest figures out today from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showing a total of 118,140 divorces in 2012 – an increase of 0.5{4d7d21dcfe027af225be5b6125ce2baf21e7d2eacb81e00270ece0ce9d14672d} since 2011.

According to the release in 2012 – the latest year published – there were a total of 118,140 divorces, a slight increase on 2011, when …read more

Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com