Divorce rates among interracial couples are slightly higher than divorce rates among same-race couples, but interracial marriages in the United States have climbed to 4.8 million – a record 1 in 12 – as a steady flow of new Asian and Hispanic immigrants expands the pool of prospective spouses.
What is the divorce rate for interracial couples?
An analysis conducted a decade ago found that 10 years after they married, interracial couples had a 41% chance of separation or divorce, compared with a 31% chance among couples who married within their race, according to a study based on the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG).
What ethnic group has the highest rate of divorce?
Native Americans Using the same data, we can see that Native Americans have the highest divorce rate among the participants surveyed, with 45 percent of men and 44 percent of women having been divorced or married more than once.