Chart 5
From an international perspective, there are relatively few divorces in Canada

Russian Federation China United States Sweden OECD Australia France European Union Germany United Kingdom New Zealand Japan Canada Italy Mexico Ireland 0 1 2 3 4 5 number of divorces per 1,000 persons 19951995 20192019
Note(s):
Data presented for 2019 are from an earlier year for Russia (2013), France (2016), the United Kingdom (2016), Mexico (2018), and Ireland (2017). 2019 data for the United States exclude the states of California, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, and New Mexico. Data for the European Union are an average of the 27 member states as of 2020; the 2019 value is an estimate. Data for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are an average of 36 member states using data from previous years when 2019 was unavailable.
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Source(s):
Canadian Vital Statistics – Divorce Database (3235), table 39-10-0051-01, 2020 China Statistical Yearbook, Eurostat's divorce indicators, OECD's marriage and divorce rates.

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From an international perspective, there are relatively few divorces in Canada, number of divorces per 1,000 persons
  1995 2019
Russian Federation ... 4.7
China 0.9 3.4
United States 4.4 2.7
Sweden 2.6 2.5
OECD ... 2.0
Australia 2.8 1.9
France 2.1 1.9
European Union 1.6 1.8
Germany 2.1 1.8
United Kingdom 2.9 1.8
New Zealand 2.6 1.7
Japan 1.6 1.7
Canada 2.7 1.5
Italy 0.5 1.4
Mexico 0.4 1.2
Ireland 0.0 0.7
Note(s):
Data presented for 2019 are from an earlier year for Russia (2013), France (2016), the United Kingdom (2016), Mexico (2018), and Ireland (2017). 2019 data for the United States exclude the states of California, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, and New Mexico. Data for the European Union are an average of the 27 member states as of 2020; the 2019 value is an estimate. Data for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are an average of 36 member states using data from previous years when 2019 was unavailable.
(...)
not applicable
Source(s):
Canadian Vital Statistics – Divorce Database (3235), table 39-10-0051-01, 2020 China Statistical Yearbook, Eurostat's divorce indicators, OECD's marriage and divorce rates.
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