World’s 10 Most Divorced Nations

10. USA: 53%

France is just the first of several European nations making the top ten, suggesting that while the continent may appear – to the rest of the world – as the centre of romance, the reality is far from it. Paris may be the city of love, but not everyone, it seems, is happy there and the city has the highest divorce rate in all of France. While French society may be accepting of divorce, the high proportion of marriages that end in the country does pose questions about the wellbeing and happiness of the nation: in 2012 the French government thought it was worth being concerned about, and introduced a new initiative aimed at lowering the divorce rate in the country. Rural regions have considerable lower levels of divorce than their urban counterparts, with the northern region of Brittany reporting the lowest divorce rate. 8. Cuba: 56%
10. USA: 53%