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3310.0 - Marriages and Divorces, Australia, 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/11/2011   
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Contents >> Divorces >> APPLICANT FOR DIVORCE


Over the last 20 years, the proportion of joint applications for divorce has increased, while the proportion of applications by a single person has decreased.

In 2010, the number of joint applications (18,941) has for the first time become the largest of all reported applicants.

2.8 Type of divorce applicant, Australia - 1990-2010
Graph: 2.8 Type of divorce applicant, Australia—1990–2010

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