You asked

Please provide information on how the rates of divorce differ in higher income groups.

Would you be able to provide yearly divorce numbers by income bands/age/gender?

We said

Thank you for your request.

Divorce statistics for England and Wales are derived from information recorded by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service during the divorce process. Information on income of the parties divorcing is not collected, consequently it is not possible for us to provide the figures requested.

Divorce statistics are available by age and gender at: