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MAP: Divorce Rates Around The World
Business Insider ^ | 05/25/2014 | Pamela Engel

Posted on 05/25/2014 10:56:02 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The world's highest divorce rates aren't found in the U.S. — marriage is actually a much riskier endeavor in Europe.

Check out this map, which draws from the latest divorce data from each country:


(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: divorce; divorcerates; marriage

1 posted on 05/25/2014 10:56:02 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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“There is no such thing as a 50 percent divorce rate. It’s never been close,” she said. “Right now … 72 percent of people are still married to their first spouse — that’s Census Bureau data.”

Is Everything We’ve Been Told About Marriage and Divorce Completely Wrong? (TheBlaze)

2 posted on 05/25/2014 11:15:21 AM PDT by DaveMSmith (Evil Comes from Falsity, So Share the Truth)
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To: SeekAndFind

Don’t forget most Marriage stats are bogus and put out by the anti marriage crowd ... the actual rate of long term marriage is over 80%. Then you have the multiple divorce crowd changing the annual marriages vs divorces stats.

...but gee if the heteros can’t stay married half the time, shouldn’t we welcome gay marriage commitment??? Yeah let’s change the definition of a 2000 year old basis for society...

ymmv


3 posted on 05/25/2014 11:18:40 AM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe...)
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To: DaveMSmith

The Country of Mexico is pretty incredible and much of Central America. Of course America and Europe are a mess. Divorce is a terrible thing and I think we should make it next to impossible to get divorced. Thankfully my family does not have any divorces but I can see that divorce is not a good thing.


4 posted on 05/25/2014 11:56:11 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: DaveMSmith

I went a checked the census bureau’s own data....she’s right...the highest rate for divorced or widowed is27% for those 55 and older.....much less for the younger set.

Seems to me someone has been cooking the books (gosh I am so shocked)


5 posted on 05/25/2014 12:48:37 PM PDT by Nifster
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The countries where divorce is not prevalent? I bet they have a lot of what Bill and Hillary have.


6 posted on 05/25/2014 1:00:54 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“....marriage is actually a much riskier endeavor in Europe.”

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Lots of people in Europe don’t even bother getting married formally, but prefer to live together as if they were.


7 posted on 05/25/2014 1:01:15 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: DIRTYSECRET

or they are sharia driven


8 posted on 05/25/2014 1:01:31 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: DaveMSmith

Exactly


9 posted on 05/25/2014 1:07:35 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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People divorce tend to get divorced and remarried multiple times. Example my wife and two sisters. Two married to first husbands, (myself included.) The other four marriages and divorces.

So what does that make the 3 sisters divorce rate? 66%

10 posted on 05/25/2014 2:31:43 PM PDT by D Rider (Don't give sharp objects to small children)
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“Right now … 72 percent of people are still married to their first spouse — that’s Census Bureau data.”
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The census doesn’t have any questions that would provide such data. ..........I don’t grok that map at all. It seems to indicate that the US has a 50-59% divorce rate, as it shows % Divorce:Marriage.


11 posted on 05/25/2014 4:18:19 PM PDT by octex
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To: DaveMSmith

In countries where divorce is (or mostly always has been) illegal, a lower statistic for divorce, such as 15%, for instance, does not mean the national rate for fidelity in marriage is 85% for instance. Countries where divorce is illegal have high rates of very open affairs, where one spouse or the other is very openly having an affair or even living with their mistress/boyfriend and their legal spouse knows it.


12 posted on 05/25/2014 6:58:37 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: ElectionInspector

Its older than that. gay marriage was not even acceptable among the hedonistic ancient greeks who accepted homosexuality as normal


13 posted on 05/25/2014 8:54:01 PM PDT by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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