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Press release 241 / 2012-07-11: Slight increase in the number of divorces in 2011

WIESBADEN – About 187,600 couples divorced in Germany in 2011. This was an increase of 0.3% on 2010. As the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports, this means that eleven out of 1,000 existing marriages were dissolved. By way of comparison, seven out of 1,000 existing marriages ended in divorce in 1992. 

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