New 2021 figures released

The latest figures for divorces taking place in England and Wales in 2021 were released on 2 November 2022 and the following Nomis datasets updated:

  • Divorces of opposite sex couples in England and Wales

Accessing the dataset

The divorce dataset can be accessed from the Life Events folder using the Query tool.

Background information

This dataset provides statistics on divorces which took place in England and Wales, broken down by the age and previous marital status of each partner, the year of occurrence, fact proven, who petitioned, duration of marriage and whether children were involved.