Median Duration of Marriage at Time of Dissolution
by Number of Previous Marriages of Males and Females,
Divorces and Annulments Occurring in Michigan, 2016

Number of
Previous
Marriages
Males Females
Number Percent Median Number Percent Median
Total 28,832 100.0% 9 years 7 months 28,992 100.0% 3 years 5 months
0 19,109 66.3% 10 years 3 months 19,133 66.0% 2 years 8 months
1 6,422 22.3% 8 years 7 months 6,412 22.1% 3 years 11 months
2 1,721 6.0% 7 years 2 months 1,707 5.9% 2 years 7 months
3 377 1.3% 6 years 1 month 501 1.7% 5 years 10 months
4 + 47 0.2% 8 years 1 month 58 0.2% 8 years 10 months
Unknown 1,156 4.0% 9 years 7 months 1,181 4.1% 4 years 8 months

Source: 2016 Michigan Occurrence Divorce Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.