Marriage dissolutions; due to divorce and death


This table includes the most important key figures on marriage dissolutions due to death and divorce among the registered population of the Netherlands.
Excluding dissolutions due to ending registered partnerships.

Data available from: 1950

Status of the figures:
All data recorded in this table are final data.

Changes per 8 November 2019:
Data of 2018 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
In the last quarter of 2020 final figures of 2019 will be added in this publication.

Marriage dissolutions; due to divorce and death

Periods Total marriage dissolutionsTotal marriage dissolutions (number) Total marriage dissolutionsMarriage dissolutions per 1,000 inhab... (o/oo) Total marriage dissolutionsMarriage dissolutions per 1,000 couples (o/oo) Marriages dissolved due to divorceDivorces (number) Marriages dissolved due to divorceDivorces per 1,000 inhabitants (o/oo) Marriages dissolved due to divorceDivorces per 1,000 couples (o/oo) Marriages dissolved due to divorceAverage duration of marriage at divorce (year) Marriages dissolved due to divorceTotal percentage divorces (%) Marriages dissolved due to divorceAverage age of divorcing men (year) Marriages dissolved due to divorceAverage age of divorcing women (year) Marriages dissolved due to deathTotal men and womenDeceased partners (number) Marriages dissolved due to deathTotal men and womenDeceased partners per 1,000 couples (o/oo) Marriages dissolved due to deathMenDeceased male partners (number) Marriages dissolved due to deathMenDeceased male partners per 1,000 couples (o/oo) Marriages dissolved due to deathMenAverage age of deceased male partners (year) Marriages dissolved due to deathMenAverage age of surviving female partners (year) Marriages dissolved due to deathWomenDeceased female partners (number) Marriages dissolved due to deathWomenDeceased female partners per 1,000 co... (o/oo) Marriages dissolved due to deathWomenAverage age of deceased female partners (year) Marriages dissolved due to deathWomenAverage age of surviving male partners (year)
1950 39,746 3.9 18.6 6,462 0.64 3.0 11.2 . 38.4 35.6 33,284 15.6 19,562 9.2 65.5 61.7 13,722 6.4 63.6 65.0
1955 42,977 4.0 18.3 5,498 0.51 2.3 11.4 . 39.6 36.8 37,479 16.0 23,404 10.0 66.3 62.4 14,075 6.0 64.7 66.1
1960 47,272 4.1 18.4 5,672 0.49 2.2 11.1 . 39.1 36.0 41,600 16.2 26,784 10.4 66.7 62.8 14,816 5.8 65.8 67.3
1965 54,981 4.5 19.6 6,206 0.50 2.2 11.5 . 39.1 36.0 48,775 17.4 32,715 11.7 67.1 63.3 16,060 5.7 66.4 68.0
1970 65,285 5.0 21.0 10,317 0.79 3.3 11.8 . 38.6 35.6 54,968 17.7 37,843 12.2 67.6 63.9 17,125 5.5 66.5 68.2
1975 76,885 5.6 23.0 20,093 1.47 6.0 12.5 19.3 38.7 36.0 56,792 17.0 40,009 12.0 68.5 64.8 16,783 5.0 67.1 68.8
1980 81,504 5.8 23.8 25,735 1.82 7.5 11.9 24.0 37.7 35.1 55,769 16.3 40,065 11.7 69.3 65.7 15,704 4.6 67.4 69.2
1985 91,479 6.3 26.6 34,044 2.35 9.9 12.8 32.2 39.6 36.5 57,435 16.7 41,480 12.1 70.4 66.8 15,955 4.6 68.2 69.9
1990 85,816 5.7 24.6 28,419 1.90 8.1 12.7 28.1 40.1 37.2 57,397 16.4 41,230 11.8 71.2 67.7 16,167 4.6 68.5 70.3
1995 92,539 6.0 26.1 34,170 2.21 9.7 12.2 31.7 40.4 37.7 58,369 16.5 41,586 11.7 71.9 68.4 16,783 4.7 68.5 70.4
2000 93,603 5.9 26.4 34,650 2.18 9.8 12.9 33.9 41.9 39.0 58,953 16.6 41,063 11.6 72.7 69.2 17,890 5.1 69.2 71.0
2005 88,178 5.4 25.2 31,905 1.95 9.1 13.8 33.4 43.7 40.7 56,273 16.1 38,613 11.0 73.6 70.2 17,660 5.1 69.9 71.7
2010 88,182 5.3 25.6 32,544 1.96 9.5 14.4 36.2 45.6 42.5 55,638 16.2 37,765 11.0 74.7 71.2 17,873 5.2 70.9 72.7
2015 92,552 5.5 27.4 34,232 2.02 10.1 14.8 39.6 46.9 43.7 58,320 17.3 38,987 11.6 76.2 72.7 19,333 5.7 72.6 74.3
2018 91,080 5.3 27.1 30,729 1.78 9.2 15.0 37.1 47.6 44.3 60,351 18.0 39,874 11.9 77.0 73.6 20,477 6.1 73.6 75.3
Source: CBS.
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