Table 2 
Decline in divorce rates in all the provinces and territories in the last decades 

Decline in divorce rates in all the provinces and territories in the last decades
  1991 to 1995 2016 to 2020
  number of persons who divorced per 1,000 married personsnumber of persons who divorced per 1,000 married persons
Canada 12.8 7.7
Newfoundland and Labrador 7.9 6.2
Prince Edward Island 8.8 6.6
Nova Scotia 11.3 7.3
New Brunswick 9.4 7.4
Quebec 14.3 8.0
Ontario 12.2 7.2
Manitoba 11.4 7.1
Saskatchewan 10.6 7.7
Alberta 14.1 9.7
British Columbia 14.2 7.5
Yukon 17.7 12.8
Northwest Territories1 11.0 7.5
Nunavut1 11.0 2.4
Source(s):
Canadian Vital Statistics – Divorce Database (3235).
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