Research Outline

US Divorce Statistics


To provide 4-5 statistical insights into divorce in the US to focus on the number of people that get divorced in the U.S. each year, the number involved in child support litigation, spousal maintenance (alimony), who would be interested in protecting their assets, percentage of people involved in divorces (or post-divorce litigation) who would be able to afford $1,000 per month (even if they don't have $25,000 in cash savings), and who would likely to have an asset (such as rental property) that could be used as collateral for a loan.

Early Findings

Our research on divorce statistics in the US was unable to find any financial information that was publicly available specific to Americans who are involved in divorces or post-divorce litigation. However we were able to find financial information on Americans that did pertain to what they could afford. Here are other key pieces of information we found:

Divorce Statistics in the US