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What were the Divorce Trends in 2017?

The Office of National Statistics last week published the 2017 divorce statistics which showed a decrease of 4.9% with 101,669 divorces of opposite sex couples compared with the 2016 figures. There was, however, a significant increase in divorces of same sex couples in 2017, more than three times the number than in 2016, three-quarters of the same sex couples divorcing in 2017 being female. Overall the number of divorces in 2017 was highest among both men and women in the 45-49 age group.
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