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Divorces in England and Wales, 2009

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Recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal that in 2009 the divorce rate in England and Wales decreased by 6.3% to 10.5 divorcing people per thousand married population, compared with 11.2 in 2008. The 2009 divorce rate is the lowest since 1977, when there were 10.3 divorcing people per thousand married people.

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a millionaire must increase the divorce settlement to be paid to his ex-wife by £3 million, bringing the total value of her settlement to £8 million.