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TABLE H-5
2000 VERMONT DIVORCES
                                          NUMBER OF DIVORCES  WITH CHILDREN
                                         UNDER 18 AT TIME OF DECREE BY NUMBER
                                                  OF YEARS MARRIED
                    
                                               NUMBER WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18
              YEARS OF
              MARRIAGE                    NONE      ONE       TWO     THREE+     UNKNOWN   TOTAL
              -----------------           ----      ---       ---     ------     -------   -----
                    
              UNDER 1 YEAR                 47         1         0         0         0        48
              1-2 YEARS                   214        36        17         5         1       273
              3-4 YEARS                   187        79        49        15         1       331
              5-9 YEARS                   317       168       166        45         2       698
              10-14 YEARS                 146        82       140        55         0       423
              15+ YEARS                   347       160       169        73         0       749
              UNKNOWN                       3         1         0         0         0         4
                    
              TOTAL                      1261       527       541       193         4      2526




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TABLE H-6
2000 VERMONT DIVORCES
                    
                NUMBER OF DIVORCES BY CUSTODY OF CHILDREN UNDER 18 AT TIME OF DECREE*
                    
                                                NUMBER OF     COLUMN
                                 CUSTODY        DIVORCES      PERCENT#
                                 -------        ---------     --------
                    
                                 HUSBAND            106         8.4
                    
                                 WIFE               748        59.1
                    
                                 JOINT              349        27.6
                    
                                 OTHER               21         1.7
                    
                                 CUSTODY
                                 SPLIT **            37         2.9
                    
                                 UNKNOWN              4         0.3
                    
                                 TOTAL             1265       100.0
                    

*  EXCLUDES DIVORCES WITH NO CHILDREN
** MORE THAN ONE PARTY IS AWARDED CUSTODY OF ONE OR MORE CHILDREN IN A MULTIPLE CHILD FAMILY.
#  MAY NOT ADD TO 100% DUE TO ROUNDING


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