Divorces by Number of Children Awarded Joint Custody,
Michigan Occurrences, 1990 - 2015
Year Number of Children
No Children 1 2 3 4 5 6+ Unknown Total
1990 35,353 1,139 1,095 330 62 14 2 2,573 40,568
1991 36,176 1,091 1,236 351 45 8 6 1,190 40,103
1992 36,763 1,126 1,098 326 64 9 2 1,037 40,425
1993 36,842 1,172 1,103 325 68 13 3 944 40,470
1994 36,254 1,145 1,226 325 82 14 4 745 39,795
1995 35,524 1,351 1,237 358 62 15 5 897 39,449
1996 34,086 1,286 1,252 382 66 12 2 1,083 38,169
1997 34,127 1,398 1,239 374 68 10 4 982 38,202
1998 34,400 1,535 1,524 462 88 9 8 497 38,523
1999 33,597 1,665 1,643 484 103 16 7 491 38,006
2000 34,098 1,833 1,799 524 110 15 4 549 38,932
2001 33,900 1,921 1,910 537 117 10 7 467 38,869
2002 32,830 1,901 1,925 531 103 12 6 496 37,804
2003 31,161 1,844 1,748 506 109 19 2 207 35,596
2004 30,006 1,914 1,881 558 94 13 4 226 34,696
2005 29,905 2,053 1,949 559 96 13 5 34,580
2006 30,155 2,067 2,024 638 115 18 5 35,022
2007 29,394 2,206 2,158 618 117 20 9 34,522
2008 28,397 2,156 2,187 641 120 17 7 1 33,526
2009 27,455 2,278 2,168 724 117 21 8 32,771
2010 28,854 2,486 2,585 827 162 29 4 9 34,956
2011 27,724 2,580 2,629 825 147 24 6 5 33,940
2012 26,798 2,518 2,570 805 151 24 7 19 32,892
2013 25,669 2,509 2,482 755 170 23 13 66 31,687
2014 23,984 2,462 2,350 729 149 25 9 29,708
2015 23,810 2,502 2,526 737 144 23 6 29,748


Source: 1990 - 2015 Michigan Occurrence Divorce Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.