It was surprisingly hard for me to find a physical copy of this week’s The Economist, but I got it. Pretty awesome.
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Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.
We know when people usually get married. We know who never marries. Finally, it’s time to look at the other side: divorce and remarriage.
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.