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Divorce

Find the latest information on divorce from Statistics Canada, including tables and articles. This guide is a selection of key resources and is not a complete list of our collection on this topic. Some of these resources may have been archived. This means that they have not been updated recently, but they are still the most recent information we have on this topic.

Note: 2008 is the last year for which Statistics Canada will provide information about divorces.  The information will remain on the website, and it will not be updated.  Data tables for 2006 to 2008 are available by contacting Health Statistics Division Client Services at 613-951-1746 or via email at hd-ds@statcan.gc.ca.

Tables on divorce
Title Details
Divorces by province and territory Summary table
2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations: Families, households and marital status Census tables
ARCHIVED - 2006 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations: Marital status Census tables
ARCHIVED - Divorces in Canada Data publication
Vital statistics, divorces CANSIM table
Historical statistics, population, by marital status, age group and sex CANSIM table
Publications and articles on divorce
Title Catalogue number
Parenting and Child Support After Separation or Divorce 89-652-X2014001
Marital Status: Overview, 2011 91‑209‑X201300111788
What Are the Impacts of Late-life Widowhood or Divorce on Income Replacement Rates? 11-626-X2012010
Divorce cases in civil court, 2010/2011 85‑002‑X201200111634
I do… Take two? Changes in intentions to remarry among divorced Canadians during the past 20 years 89‑630‑X200800110659
Income Replacement Rates Among Canadian Seniors: The Effect of Widowhood and Divorce 11F0019M2012343
ARCHIVED - Marital breakdown and subsequent depression 82‑618‑MWE2007006
ARCHIVED - Till death do us part? The risk of first and second marriage dissolution 11‑008‑X20060019198
Additional resources on divorce
Title Details
Civil Court Survey Latest news release

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