People from the group including the other English-speaking countries, such as the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, tend to have more difficulties. Fewer marriages and divorces in Dribe divided the countries into four groups, based on their values. Sweden is an outlier in terms of values — both one of the most secular countries in the world, and one of the ones which most prizes "self expression values. But with marriages between a Swede and a foreigner much more likely to end in divorce than those between two Swedes, it takes work.
According to a study by Martin Dribe, Professor of Economic History at Lund University, marriages or unions between a Swede and a foreigner are between a quarter and two-and-a-half times more likely to break up that those between two Swedes.
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