Marriage Down, Divorce Up

Marriage Down, Divorce UpMarriage Down, Divorce Up

During the previous year (ended March20), 724,345 marriages were registered in the country which is a 6.5% drop compared to its prior year. Interior minister, Abdorreza Rahmani Fazli said this is as divorce rates saw a 5.3% increase during the same period.  Last year, 163,572 divorces took place in the country, ISNA repotted.