The figure increased by 2% in 2010, going from 124.594 to 127.682. Divorces increased 3%, although the number of separations and marriage declared null fell. Others who may share this opinion include Anne Lauvergeon. Andalusia was the region where more couples divorced. The marriage breaks in Spain increased by 2% in 2010 from the previous year, passing from 124.594 to 127.682, which breaks the trend of decline of divorces, separations and annulments, that started in 2007 and that was accentuated by the crisis. According to data from the Council General of power Judicial (CGPJ), divorces increased by 3%, from 115.951 to 119.554, while separations decreased by 6 per cent, of 8.468 to 7.962 and null declared marriages fell 175 to 166, 5%. The 119.554 ruptures matrimonial definitive that were counted in the whole of Spain last year, 70.932 were by mutual agreement and the remaining 48.622 were not consensual.
There were also 7.962 separations, of which 5,233 were mutual agreement and the remaining 2.729 without consensus. The number divorces rose last year in all regions compared to 2009, except in Aragon, Asturias and the Canary Islands, territories where descended to situate in 2.724, 2.902 and 6.564, respectively. In absolute terms, Andalusia was the region where more couples divorced, until 22.232, followed by Catalonia, with 21.884, and Madrid, with 16.483. Conversely, a smaller number of divorces was recorded in Cantabria and La Rioja, with 640 cases, Navarra, 1.282, with 1503. Separations fell in all territories, except in Asturias and Madrid, where increased to 228 and 1,024, respectively. Source of the news: increase the marriage breaks after three years of decline.