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Statistics on Divorce and Legal Separation

Requested from OSG by J. Iwasaki at 05:17 PM on Jul 19, 2022.
Purpose: For Research Purposes
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2021
Tracking no: #OSG-155392417577

Iwasaki 05:17 PM, Jul 19, 2022

Greetings of peace!

This is to request your good office on the data of the following, covering the period 01 January 2011 to 31 December 2021, to wit:

1. Number of petitions for declaration of nullity and annulment of marriage, and legal separation filed;
2. Number of petitions stated above granted; and
3. Grounds for the filing of the aforesaid petitions.

It is with fervent hope and prayer that this request shall merit your most prompt response.

Thank you.

Camazo 09:45 AM, Jul 20, 2022

July 20, 2022

Dear Jose Rio Iwasaki,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 19, 2022 05:17:13 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Statistics on Divorce and Legal Separation.

Response to your request

We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request.

The data for Marriage Related Cases received from the Courts by our Office is posted in the OSG Website. Please visit OSG WEBSITE, look for FOI OPEN DATA, click Marriage Cases per Year (2009 - January 2022) or copy paste link below, for ease of reference, in URL:

If you have further queries contact us at telephone no. 89881674, email at, see link (Please copy, paste link in URL): 

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Thank you.

Edsel Camazo
FOI Officer

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