Dissolution of partnerships

Same-sex registered partnerships may be dissolved by court since January 1st, 2010. Since 1 January 2019 it is possible, as well, to dissolve mixed-sex coupled registered partnerships by court.

In total 685 same-sex registered partnerships have been dissolved by court decision since 2010. In 2020, 108 registered partnerships were dissolved by court decision, including 10 dissolutions of heterosexual registered partnerships, (-10.7% compared to 2019).

Since 2018 dissolutions of partnerships of people with a main residence in Austria that took place abroad are also included in the Austrian statistics.

90.7% of the dissolutions were in mutual agreement. 57.4% of the dissolved registered partners were female.

Presumable publication dates can be seen under Release Calendar.

Please consult our German website for tables and charts containing further information.

Dissolutions of registered partnerships since 2010 by selected characteristics

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