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Qatar divorce rate rises 10, July 2010

Posted by thegulfblog.com in Qatar.
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Qatar’s divorce rate is increasing.

  • 1087 couples were divorced in 2009
  • 3127 people got married in 2009
  • 12.1 men got divorced out of every 1000 in 2009 up from 10.5 men per 1000 in 2008
  • 10.4 women filed for divorce in 2009 up from 9.2 per 1000 in 2008
  • A 2004 study stated that Qatar had the 12th highest divorce rate in the world with 0.97  divorces per 1000
  • Woman aged 20-29 accounted for 9.5 per cent of the total
  • Men aged 20-29 accounted for 33.8 per cent of the total
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