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The divorcee imbalance in India

Last updated on: July 09, 2015 10:19 IST

Every divorce results in two divorcees -- a man and a woman. But not all divorcees stay divorced. The ratio of male to female divorcees varies widely across India.

Explore the map above which shows the ratio of divorced women to divorced men living in each state of India.

The data, taken from the latest Census shows that Kerala and Tripura have the highest number of divorced women as compared to divorced men while Punjab and Haryana have the lowest number of divorced women as compared to divorced men. 

What, according to you, could be the reasons for this disparity? Tell us in the comments below.

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