|Periods||Marriages dissolved due to divorce Divorces per 1,000 inhabitants (o/oo)|
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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 17 August 2023:
Data of 2022 have been added.
When will new figures be published?
In the last quarter of 2024 final figures of 2023 will be added in this publication.
- Marriages dissolved due to divorce
- Excluding dissolutions due to ending registered partnerships other than by death of the partner.
Dissolution of the marriage pronounced by a judge on the basis of legal grounds. The divorce comes into force once it has been recorded in the municipal population register. Until September 1994: divorces granted by Dutch courts and entered in the municipal registers. From October 1994: divorces in which at least one of the partners is recorded in the register of a Dutch municipality.
- Divorces per 1,000 inhabitants
- Divorces per thousand of the average population
Half of the population at the start of a given period plus half of the population at the end of that period.