A divorce was resulted from every two marriages last year, according to recent statistics by Public Service Agency, an increase of 2,000 compared with 2017.
There were also around 20,000 married couples, 300 more than in 2018.
The statistics also show that marriage life is six years on average. The men decided to break up at age of 32 while women at 30.
The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year.
The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 with resolution A/RES/47/237 and reflects the importance the international community attaches to families.
The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.