FACTS ABOUT DIVORCE
Every 42 seconds, there is 1 divorce in America. That means:
86 divorces per hour | 2,046 per day | 14,364 per week | 746,971 per year.
The divorce rate among people 50 and older has doubled in the past 20 years.
1% of married same-sex couples get divorced each year,
while 2% of married straight couples divorce.
The average first marriage that ends in divorce lasts about 8 years.
The average age for couples going through their first divorce is 30 years old.
15% of women in the US are divorced\separated today, compared with less than 1% in 1920.
45% of first marriages end in divorce.
60% of second marriages end in divorce.
73% of third marriages end in divorce.