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Highest Divorce Rates, Globally, in Russia

by Tanya Thomas on  December 24, 2010 at 11:46 AM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Marital relationships in Russia seem to be on the rocks as new figures have revealed that the country has the highest divorce rate in the world.
 Highest Divorce Rates, Globally, in Russia
Highest Divorce Rates, Globally, in Russia
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According to the Demographic Yearbook-a statistics collection put out by the United Nations- there are five divorces per every 1,000 marriages in the country, reports the New York Daily News.

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Moreover, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova round out the top four. The Cayman Islands have the fifth highest divorce rate.

Even the U.S. is not far behind, as the super-power has the sixth-highest divorce rate in the world: 3.4 divorces per thousand people.

However, it seems couples in Massachusetts are getting along well as the state boasts the lowest divorce rate in the U.S.-only 1.8 divorces per thousand people.

Source: ANI
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