The latest statistics published by the Family Court of Maldives have revealed that 102 divorce settlements took place at the court during September 2022.
Family Court further revealed that a total of 134 cases for divorce were filed with the court, of which 102 cases of divorce were finalized by the end of September. Moreover, further 121 cases of divorce are pending yet to be finalized.
On the other hand, 153 marriages took place at the court during the same month.
Maldives has the highest divorce rate in the world, with 10.97 divorces per 1,000 inhabitants every year. It is double the divorce rate of Belarus, which ranks second.