Every forth Armenian woman who has ever married is either divorced or a widow, director of the "Sociometer" Centre, Aharon Adibekyan, said when presenting the results of a research for 2012-2013.
He also added that, as of 2013, 50 thsd out of 750 thsd women who have ever married, are divorced and 182 thsd - widows. He said that the number of the unwed mothers have also grown. According to the data of 2012, 37% of children are grown up in incomplete families.
To note, according to the data of Armenia's National Statistics Service, 18 363 marriages were registered in Armenia in January-December 2013. This is by 3,5% less versus 2012. At the same time, the number of divorces grew by 15,6% in 2013 and amounted to 3756 versus 3250 in 2012.