Washington Divorce Statistics

Updated: Jan 4

Below is a list of divorces and annulments in Washington during the years listed.

2016

24,499

2015

24,258

2014

24,847

2013

25,395

2012

25,788

2011

26,860

2010

27,068

2009

25,395

​2008

24,981

https://www.doh.wa.gov/DataandStatisticalReports/HealthStatistics/Divorce/DivorceTablesbyYear.


What does it mean that the divorce and annulment rates hold so steady around 24-25,000 per year?


It means that every year too many families are going through the struggles of divorce and other family law matters.


You can also see an uptick after the recession in 2008, leveling off around 2014. Based on that history, we may be likely to have another increase caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID19) of 2019.


Psychology Today published 8 tips to help prevent divorce for families working and staying at home during the pandemic.

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