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3310.0 - Marriages and Divorces, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration 
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Contents >> Divorces >> Applicant for divorce

APPLICANT FOR DIVORCE

Over the last 20 years, the proportion of joint applications for divorce has been increasing, while the proportion of applications by a single person has decreased. In 2006, the proportion of joint applications overtook applications by the male only (a difference of 0.8 percentage points).

2.8 Type of divorce applicant, Australia, 1989-2009
Graph: 2.8 Type of divorce applicant, Australia, 1989–2009






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