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Mauritius: The number of divorce petitions declined on the island




The number of divorce petitions in 2014 in Mauritius and Rodrigues is slightly down compared to previous years. A drop of 3% after 3 years of growth.
 
Approximately 48% of divorced people account for less than ten years of marriage and 34% of couples who are separating are under 20 years of living.
 
Thus the previous year it was 2,384 divorce petitions that have been recorded before the Supreme Court against 2,450 in 2013. In 2011 and 2012 the divorce petitions were, 2.298 and 2.404 respectively.



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