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3307.0.55.001 - Divorces, Australia, 2005  
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INTRODUCTION TO DATA CUBES

The Excel file provided contains detailed divorce tables for the electronic product Divorces, Australia 2005 (cat. no. 3307.0.55.001). Each spreadsheet in the file contains one table. There are ten tables in total and these are listed and described below.

Links to the Explanatory Notes and Glossary of Terms are provided.

TABLES

Table 1. Selected divorce indicators, Australia, Selected years from 1984 to 2005
Contains data for Australia for 1985, 1995 and 2000-2005, on: divorces granted; crude divorce rates; median duration of marriage to separation and divorce; divorces involving children (number of divorces, proportion of divorces, number of children, average issue); relative birthplace of parties; applicant for divorce; age-specific divorce rates; and median age of husband and wife at marriage, separation and divorce.

Table 2. International comparison of divorces
Contains number of divorces and crude divorce rate for selected countries and years. The source of this international data in the United Nations Demographic Yearbook, 2002 and earlier issues.

Table 3. Age-specific divorce rates, Selected years from 1976 - 2001
Contains age-specific divorce rates based on the married population for 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991 and 1996 to 2001.

Table 4. Relative age of divorcing parties at divorce, 2005
Contains data for Australia for 2005 on the relative age of divorcing parties (same age, younger or older) by the age of husband and wife respectively. Age differences are classified as 0 years, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-9 years and 10 years or more. Age of husband and wife is classified as 24 years and under and then five-year age groups to 65 years and over.

Table 5. Country of birth of husband, Selected divorce indicators, 2005
Contains data for Australia for 2005 on the relative country of birth of wife, median duration of marriage to separation and divorce, divorces involving children (number of divorces and number of children), applicant for divorce, median age of husband for each selected country of birth of husband.

Table 6. Country of birth of wife, Selected divorce indicators, 2005
Contains data for Australia for 2005 on the relative country of birth of husband, median duration of marriage to separation and divorce, divorces involving children (number of divorces and number of children), applicant for divorce, median age of wife for each selected country of birth of husband.

Table 7. Duration of marriage to separation and divorce, Age of divorcing parties, 2005
Contains data for Australia for 2005 on duration to separation and divorce by age of husband and wife. Duration of marriage is given in single years to 4 years of marriage and then grouped five yearly intervals to 29 years of marriage and 30 years or more of marriage. Age is classified as in table 5.

Table 8. Duration of marriage to divorce, Applicant, 2005
Contains data for Australia for 2005 on duration of marriage to divorce by applicant for divorce. Duration of marriage is given in single years to 29 years of marriage and is then grouped for 30 years of marriage and over. Median duration of marriage to divorce by applicant is also provided.

Table 9. Age of youngest child, Number of children of the marriage, 2005
Contains data for Australia for 2005 on the number of children of the marriage as 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 or more children of the marriage by the age of the youngest child in single years of age.

Table 10. Selected divorce indicators, States and territories, 2005
Contains data for states, territories and Australia for 2005 on: divorces granted; crude divorce rates; median duration of marriage to separation and divorce; divorces involving children (number of divorces, proportion of divorces, number of children, average issue); applicant for divorce; age-specific divorce rates; and median age of husband and wife at marriage, separation and divorce.


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