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Marriages and Divorces in 2002

 

Turkey
447,820
  marriages (p. 65)
 
51,096
  divorces 11 percent (p. 68)
 
 
 
Istanbul
70,332
  marriages (p. 65)
 
8,947
  divorces 13 percent (p. 68)
 
 
 
Van:
5,484
  marriages (p. 67)
 
66
  divorces 1 percent (p. 70)

In 2000, of the 4 million men and women in Turkey aged 40-44 only 124,000 were "never married". And of those in that age group who had married only 81,000 were divorced at some stage in their life.

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