Custody of dependent children after divorce and dissolution of consensual union 2004

  • Statistical Series
  • 07. June 2005
  • Vol 90, Issue 30
  • ISSN: 1670-4487

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In 2004 552 divorces occurred in Iceland. Furthermore, 670 couples reported dissolution of a consensual union to the National registry. Divorce rate was 1.8 per 1,000 population and the rate of dissolution of consensual unions 2,3. In Iceland, the divorce rate is considerably lower than in the other Nordic countries, the highest rate was reported for Denmark (2.8). Little changes have occurred in divorce rates in Iceland since the early 1980s.

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