IN 2009, there were 1,276 divorces in
On the other hand, it could simply be because there are also fewer marriages. Back in 2005, before the crisis got a hold, there were 2,000 divorces, 25 per cent more than in 2009.
The statistics also show that more than 50 per cent of the divorces in 2009 were agreed by both parties. In the remaining cases, 436 women requested the divorce and 299 men.
In 2009, there were no annulments in
Although the number of separations has fallen, they come quicker, and after just five years of marriage, 176 couples decided on separation, 76 after almost two years and three after one year.
The age group most likely to get a divorce is 41.2 years for men and 39.2 years for women.