Age-specific: A measure relating to an age group.
Age-specific divorce rate: Orders for dissolution of marriage and civil union granted in New Zealand per 1,000 mean estimated population who are married or in a civil union in each age group.
Divorce: The dissolution of a marriage or civil union. An application for marriage or civil union dissolution can be made by either partner on grounds that the marriage or civil union has broken down irreconcilably, provided a two-year separation requirement is satisfied. One or both partners must usually live in New Zealand. The Family Court grants Dissolution Orders. Family Courts are located throughout New Zealand but since 2014 almost all applications for divorce have been processed by the Wellington court.
From the dataset Marriages, Civil Unions, and Divorces: Age-specific divorce rate by sex 2020, this data was extracted:
Provided: 858 data points
Dataset originally released on:
August 05, 2021
About this dataset
Divorce data are published annually and unless otherwise stated refer to orders for dissolution of both marriage and civil union granted in New Zealand.
Method of collection/Data provider
Ministry of Justice provides a quarterly electronic file of orders for dissolution of marriage and civil unions granted in New Zealand. The data is compiled from information collected by the family courts.