According to a recent survey of 191 CDFA professionals from across North America, the three leading causes of divorce are "basic incompatibility" (43%), "infidelity" (28%), and "money issues" (22%).What are the statistics for divorce in the United States?
Many demographic surveys of the divorce rate in the United States place it around 50 percent. This is largely based on the fact that there are, in a given year, about 6.8 million marriages and 3.6 million divorces.What percentages of marriages end in divorce?
Nearly 45 percent of married couples eventually divorce. In the 80s, the divorce rate was closer to 50 percent. So, the divorce rate has declined over the past 40 years, but only by about five percent. What may be contributing to the declining divorce rate is falling marriage rates.