How many people get divorced each year? In 2019, there were 49,116 divorces granted in Australia. The divorce rate is steadily falling over time, down from an average of 2.8 divorces per 1,000 people in 1999 to 1.9 divorces per 1,000 people in 2019.
What proportion of marriages end in divorce in Australia?
Statistics reveal that up to 33% of all Australian marriages are expected to end in divorce , and countless more relationships fall by the way side.
Does Australia have a high divorce rate?
Key statistics In 2019, 113,815 marriages were registered and 49,116 divorces were granted in Australia. There were 5,507 same-sex marriages in 2019, accounting for 4.8% of all marriages. Provisional data released for January to June 2020 shows a 31.9% decrease in marriages.