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The U.S. ranks 13th in disapproval of marital infidelity

15 January 2014 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Research Center, 84% of Americans say that “married people having an affair is morally unacceptable.” That makes the United States tied for thirteenth (with Brazil and Bolivia) out of thirty-nine countries ranked in that category. The Palestinian Territories and Turkey are tied for first, with 94% of people believing that marital infidelity is bad.

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The U.S. ranks 7th in divorce

29 March 2009 2 comments

According to the website divorcemag.com, in 2002, 45.8% of marriages in the United States end in divorce, which makes the United States rank seventh in that category. Sweden ranks first, with 54.9% of marriages ending in divorce.

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The U.S. ranks 5th in divorce rates

13 February 2009 7 comments

According to the website divorcemag.com, in 2002, there were 4.1 divorces per 1,000 people in the United States, which makes the United States rank fifth in that category. The Maldives ranked first, with 10.97 divorces per 1,000 people.

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