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Annulments, separations and divorces - Year 2016
Indicator Note Value Annual variation
Dissolution process total 101,294 -0.1
Divorces 96,824 0.3
Average length of marriage 1 16.3 0.6
Joint custody 2 28.3 15.0
  • Valor: Número de años hasta la fecha de la sentencia. Variación anual: diferencia respecto al año anterior
  • Valor: Porcentaje sobre el total. Variación anual: diferencia respecto al año anterior

The Statistics on Annulments, Separations and Divorces is statistical research of an annual nature, whose objective is to ascertain the number of annulment, separation or divorce judgments passed during the reference year, and to provide additional information regarding the main socio-demographic of spouses involved, and regarding other variables of social relevance associated with the legal process.

These statistics are performed by the INE by virtue of the Agreement signed with the General Council of the Judiciary Branch (GCJB) on 14 February 1995.

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Year 2016 Published: 25/09/2017
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