A report by the Dubai Statistics Center showed that the number of marriage contracts registered in the Emirate of Dubai, during the first half of this year, amounted to 3,097 contracts, compared to 757 cases of divorce.
According to data issued by the Dubai Courts Department, the number of marriage contracts registered in the emirate, during the first half, of an Emirati husband married to an Emirati woman, amounted to 646 contracts, which constituted about 20.9% of the total contracts registered in the emirate.
As for the total marriage contracts of an Emirati husband married to a non-Emirati (including cases of Emirati women married to a non-Emirati), it amounted to 458 contracts, or 14.7%. With regard to marriage contracts, (non-Emirati and non-Emirati), they amounted to 1993, and constituted about 64.4% of the total registered contracts.
According to the data, 757 divorce certificates were registered during the first half of this year, and the number of divorce cases for an Emirati husband married to an Emirati woman reached 148, accounting for 19.6% of the total divorce cases.