Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 16 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
The number of divorces in Iran has increased by 6 percent in the first 6 months of the current Iranian year, compared to the same period last year, Head of Iran's State Organization of Registration of Deeds and properties Ahmad Tusirkani said, ISNA reported.
Tusirkani, who is also the deputy for Head of Iran's Judiciary system Sadeq Larijani, said that the number of marriages in Iran has decreased by 5 percent, again compared to the same period last year.
"During the first six months of this year, there were 415,620 marriages, and 70,841 divorces registered across whole country," Tusirkani said.
Revealing more statistics in other spheres, Tusirkani noted that a total of 30,546 commercial businesses were opened in Iran in 6 months, which itself is a 33 percent decline, compared to the same period last year.
At the same time, he noted that the number of non-commercial institutions in the country saw a 20 percent increase in the 6 month period, compared to the same period of last year.