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   ARKANSAS VITAL STATISTICS - DIVORCE AND ANNULMENT SUMMARY
                         1945 to Present

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                 YEAR     DIVORCES     RATE

                 1945      11,816       6.8
                 1946      13,637       7.9
                 1947       9,578       5.5
                 1948       8,845       4.6
                 1949      11,245       5.9

                 1950       7,894       4.1
                 1951           -        - 
                 1952       7,035       3.7
                 1953       5,311       2.8
                 1954       5,286       2.8
                 1955       5,174       2.8
                 1956       4,952       2.7
                 1957       5,500       3.0
                 1958       4,992       2.8
                 1959       5,366       3.0

                 1960       5,377       3.0
                 1961       5,872       3.3
                 1962       6,283       3.5
                 1963       6,483       3.5
                 1964       6,059       3.3
                 1965       6,613       3.6
                 1966       7,356       3.9
                 1967       8,108       4.3
                 1968       8,438       4.5
                 1969       9,152       4.8

                 1970       9,310       4.8
                 1971           -        - 
                 1972           -        - 
                 1973           -        - 
                 1974           -        - 
                 1975      13,434       6.4
                 1976      14,219       6.6
                 1977      14,792       6.8
                 1978      14,951       6.8
                 1979      15,501       6.9

                 1980      15,882       6.9
                 1981      16,492       7.2
                 1982      15,739       6.8
                 1983      15,681       6.8
                 1984      15,337       6.6
                 1985      16,528       7.1
                 1986      16,989       7.3
                 1987      16,159       6.9
                 1988      16,841       7.2
                 1989      16,693       7.1

                 1990      16,655       7.1
                 1991      17,776       7.5
                 1992      17,999       7.6
                 1993      17,382       7.3
                 1994      17,294       7.2
                 1995      17,083       7.1
                 1996      16,908       7.0
                 1997      16,164       6.4
                 1998      16,353       6.4



NOTE:  DATA ARE OF DIVORCES/ANNULMENTS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS
       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION
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