Chart 1
Steady decline of the divorce rate since 1991

number of persons who divorced per 1,000 married persons, Canada 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009 2012 2015 2018
Source(s):
Canadian Vital Statistics – Divorce Database (3235), table 39-10-0051-01.

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Steady decline of the divorce rate since 1991
  number of persons who divorced per 1,000 married persons, Canada
1991 12.7
1992 13.0
1993 12.8
1994 12.9
1995 12.6
1996 11.6
1997 10.9
1998 10.9
1999 11.2
2000 11.3
2001 11.1
2002 10.9
2003 10.9
2004 10.6
2005 10.8
2006 11.2
2007 10.9
2008 10.4
2009 10.1
2010 10.1
2011 9.9
2012 9.8
2013 9.3
2014 8.8
2015 8.5
2016 8.6
2017 8.5
2018 8.2
2019 7.5
2020 5.6
Source(s):
Canadian Vital Statistics – Divorce Database (3235), table 39-10-0051-01.
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