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QUESTION: Good day
I am searching for a statistic on divorce rates for couples that marry due to an unplanned pregnancy. Heard the divorce rate is much higher for this group and wanted to find out what is the average divorce rate for couples that are forced to marry due to unplanned pregnancy.
Can you refer me to any authoritative studies and statistics that quantify an approximation range for divorces based on such circumstances.


Approximately 90% of marriages end in divorce within the first 6 years of marriage if the couple 'had to' get married due to pregnancy.

____Divorce Source, Inc.

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How accurate are these figures and what is the research study it came from?

Unplanned Pregnancy and Marriage | Divorce Source Blog
Mar 21, 2014 - Sadly, many marriages still end in divorce and statistics suggest marriages that occur as a result of an unplanned pregnancy have a 90% divorce rate within six years of getting married. When a couple begins a marriage with the added responsibility of raising a child, things become very stressful.
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