Does the area of England you live in mean you are more likely to get divorced this January?
People in the South Of England are the most likely to consider getting a divorce this New Year, according to research carried out by disrupter firm Fair Result.
However, it’s also bad news if you live in the East Riding of Yorkshire, whilst Yorkshire may not be the most likely region for divorce at this time of year, the East Riding County has the highest search volume percentage for divorce in the whole of England.
The UK’s only true fixed-fee divorce company Fair Result take a look at the regions of England where people are most likely to consider divorce this January. Compiled from Google Search volume data, each year there has been a consistent increase in the volume of enquiries to legal firms following the festive period.
Delving more into the South East, which is the region with the highest search volume, of their total 8.080 million population, 0.067% were searching for a divorce. The most likely county in the South East is Surrey who came out easily on top with 0.061% followed by Buckinghamshire with 0.059%. The South East county with the lowest search volume for divorce was West Sussex with 0.049%.
The next three most likely regions to consider divorce are Greater London with 0.066%, North West with 0.061% and the East of England with 0.055%
Yorkshire & Humber are at the halfway point with 0.053% of their 5.454 million population searching for divorce, however, the East Riding appears to be the English county where people are most likely to consider divorce this New Year with a 0.14% search volume.
The remaining 5 regions are the South West with 0.052%, East Midlands with 0.047%, Wales with 0.045%, North East with 0.036% and the lowest of the 10, with 0.029% of their 1.885 million population is Northern Ireland.
January consistently sees the highest Google search volume for divorce, year upon year. Fair result recently spoke about why January is such a popular month for divorce which stated “The festive period is a time for reflection and the trend of New Year’s resolutions plays quite a factor in Divorce, January tends to be that breaking point of starting to strive for a new better you”
To find out where your region appears in the list you can view the full analysis here.
About Peter Marples
Peter Marples – Director of Fair Result and qualified accountant, with the determination to change the way divorce is transacted