Divorce number on the rise, especially in the age group of 35 to 39 years


The number of marriages concluded in 2023, compared to 2022, dropped by 1.6% and amounted to 12,672, according to the data released by the State Statistics Office (SSO).
According to age, in 2023 the most marriages occurred in the age group from 25 to 29 years, that is, 4228 or 33.4% for women and 4450 or 35.1% for men.
The average age for first marriage is 27.5 years for the bride and 30.1 years for the groom.
The number of divorces in 2023 recorded an increase of 9.4% compared to 2022 and amounted to 1765 divorced marriages.
According to the duration of the marriage, most divorces, 393 or 22.3%, occurred between 5 and 9 years after the marriage was concluded.

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