Number of Marriages and General Marriage Rate
by Type of Couple
Michigan Occurrences, 2015

Type of Couple Marriages Population over
Age 15
General Marriage
Rate
Total 58,848 8,117,946 7.2
Male-Female Couple 56,521 8,117,946 7.0
Female-Female Couple 1,507 4,162,657 0.4
Male-Male Couple 820 3,955,289 0.2

Note: General Marriage Rates are the number of marriages per 1,000 population age 15 and older.
Source: 2015 Michigan Occurrence Marriage Files. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; Population Estimate (latest update 9/2014), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .