Ireland Has Lowest Divorce Rate in Europe

Ireland Has Lowest Divorce Rate in Europe
Fri 29-04-2016

According to a new research from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ireland has the lowest divorce rate in the European Union.

They found that Ireland has the second highest fertility rate in the EU - at 1.96 - and just over one-third of all Irish births are outside marriage, below the EU average of 40%.

Ireland has the lowest divorce rate, at 0.6 per 1,000 population, and the highest proportion of young people in the EU.