Table of Contents

TABLE H-5
1996 VERMONT DIVORCES
                                          NUMBER OF DIVORCES  WITH CHILDREN
                                         UNDER 18 AT TIME OF DECREE BY NUMBER
                                                  OF YEARS MARRIED
     
                                               NUMBER WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18
    YEARS OF
    MARRIAGE                    NONE      ONE       TWO     THREE+     UNKNOWN   TOTAL
    -----------------           ----      ---       ---     ------     -------   -----
     
    UNDER 1 YEAR                 39         2         0         1         0        42
    1-2 YEARS                   222        65        24        11         0       322
    3-4 YEARS                   202        91        51        14         0       358
    5-9 YEARS                   298       192       196        58         0       744
    10-14 YEARS                 124        69       171        78         0       442
    15+ YEARS                   291       103       157        60         0       611
    UNKNOWN                       1         1         1         0         0         3
     
    TOTAL                      1177       523       600       222         0      2522

Table of Contents

TABLE H-6   
1996 VERMONT DIVORCES
                    
                                NUMBER OF DIVORCES BY CUSTODY OF CHILDREN UNDER 18 
                                                 AT TIME OF DECREE(1)
          
                                                     NUMBER OF      COLUMN
                                      CUSTODY        DIVORCES      PERCENT(2)
                                      -------        ---------     ----------
          
                                      HUSBAND            116         8.6
          
                                      WIFE               881        65.5
          
                                      JOINT              287        21.3
          
                                      OTHER               27         2.0
          
                                      CUSTODY
                                      SPLIT(3)            34         2.5
          
                                      UNKNOWN              0         0.0
          
                                      TOTAL             1345       100.0
                    


(1) EXCLUDES DIVORCES WITH NO CHILDREN.
(2) MAY NOT ADD TO 100% DUE TO ROUNDING.
(3) MORE THAN ONE PARTY IS AWARDED CUSTODY OF ONE OR MORE CHILDREN IN A MULTIPLE CHILD FAMILY.

Table of Contents