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AGE AT MARRIAGE, SEPARATION AND DIVORCE
Median marriage age for males divorced in 2008 was 27.8 years, compared to 25.4 years for females. Median age for males at separation in 2008 was 40.5 years, compared to 37.8 years for females. Median age for males granted divorce in 2008 was 44.1 years, compared with 41.4 years for females.
Median age at divorce has been increasing steadily for both males and females over the past 20 years. This trend continued in 2008 for females, with median age increasing by 0.1 years, however, the median age at divorce for males has decreased by 0.1 years in 2008 from 44.2 years in 2007.