Divorces by Number of Children Awarded Custody to Wife,
Michigan Occurrences, 1990 - 2015
Year Number of Children
No Children 1 2 3 4 5 6+ Unknown Total
1990 23,283 6,885 5,533 1,767 377 82 35 2,606 40,568
1991 23,473 6,965 6,032 1,896 405 86 21 1,225 40,103
1992 23,441 7,305 6,112 1,982 424 93 29 1,039 40,425
1993 23,827 7,165 6,027 1,938 441 74 28 970 40,470
1994 23,751 6,884 5,976 1,905 410 77 45 747 39,795
1995 23,449 6,954 5,783 1,834 420 86 26 897 39,449
1996 23,034 6,355 5,518 1,686 394 57 42 1,083 38,169
1997 23,477 6,317 5,267 1,706 353 66 35 981 38,202
1998 24,294 6,276 5,302 1,641 394 81 38 497 38,523
1999 24,420 5,960 5,095 1,589 364 50 36 492 38,006
2000 25,351 5,966 5,039 1,563 373 64 27 549 38,932
2001 25,592 5,767 4,992 1,618 360 50 23 467 38,869
2002 24,930 5,753 4,671 1,509 325 87 32 497 37,804
2003 23,843 5,331 4,465 1,385 287 50 28 207 35,596
2004 23,637 5,016 4,102 1,349 271 67 28 226 34,696
2005 24,145 4,734 4,069 1,255 296 46 34 1 34,580
2006 24,739 4,789 3,930 1,214 265 59 26 35,022
2007 24,670 4,578 3,671 1,249 275 51 28 34,522
2008 24,022 4,287 3,717 1,176 249 53 21 1 33,526
2009 23,922 4,041 3,417 1,042 268 53 28 32,771
2010 25,899 4,062 3,460 1,171 280 55 20 9 34,956
2011 25,399 3,823 3,257 1,131 257 46 22 5 33,940
2012 24,867 3,703 2,917 1,052 250 61 26 16 32,892
2013 23,978 3,499 2,881 965 254 42 17 51 31,687
2014 22,969 3,218 2,451 808 197 46 19 29,708
2015 23,577 2,919 2,266 749 185 35 17 29,748


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