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3310.0 - Marriages and Divorces, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/12/2010   
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Contents >> Divorces >> Number of divorces


In 2009, there were 49,448 divorces granted in Australia, an increase of 2,239 (4.7%) compared to 2008. This is the first increase in the number of divorces granted since 2001.

2.1 Total divorces granted, Australia, 1989-2009
Graph: 2.1 Total divorces granted, Australia, 1989–2009

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