Divorce data revealing – and still murky

February 13, 2020


Cupid seems to be working overtime in Canada – and, thanks to one Western researcher, we have the data to prove it for the first time in a decade.

Divorce rates in Canada are on the decline – nearly cut in half this past decade. While the annual rates hovered around 10 divorces for every 1,000 marriages in the early 2000s, that has since fallen to six for every 1,000 as of 2016.

“The trend in divorce over the last decade seems to follows the trend in the United States and some other European countries,” Sociology professor Rachel Margolis noted.

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