Divorce rate has grown 11.5% in the five months from March to July compared to the same period lat year.
This was announced by Ali Akbar Mahzoon, general director of the office of information, statistics and population of the National Registry Organization
(Sazeman-e Sabt-e Ahval).
The number of marriages had a 3.3% rise compared to the same period last year, Mahzoon added.
(State-run Mehr news agency, September 13, 2015)