Australian Bureau of Statistics
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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LENGTH OF MARRIAGE OF DIVORCING COUPLES
Over the last 20 years, median length of marriage to separation and divorce has steadily increased, with length of marriage to divorce increasing at a slightly faster rate than length of marriage to separation.
In 1989, the median length of marriage to separation was 7.3 years and in 1999 it was 7.9 years. In 1989, the median length of marriage to divorce was 10.2 years and in 1999 it was 11.3 years.
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