Whilst legislation has been in place in Northern Ireland since late 2005 to dissolve a civil partnership through the Civil Partnership Act, there were no dissolutions registered in Northern Ireland until 2010.
Detailed finalised statistics from the Registrar General Annual Report for 2012 which includes data by age of partners are below.
Registrar General Annual Report 2012 - Section 10 Civil Partnership Dissolutions (Excel files)
Civil partnership dissolutions by quarter of registration, 2012
Civil partnership dissolutions by age of partners at dissolution, 2012
2012 Section 10 - Tables 10.1 to 10.2
Registrar General Annual Report 2011 – Section 10 Civil Partnership Dissolutions
2011 Section 10 - Tables 10.1 to 10.2 (Excel)