Median Duration of Marriage at Time of Dissolution
by Number of Previous Marriages of Husband and Wife,
Divorces and Annulments Occurring in Michigan, 2015

Number of
Previous
Marriages
Husband Wife
Number Percent Median Number Percent Median
Total 29,748 100.0% 9 years 8 months 29,748 100.0% 9 years 8 months
0 20,143 67.7% 10 years 4 months 19,757 66.4% 10 years 5 months
1 6,540 22.0% 8 years 8 months 6,603 22.2% 8 years 10 months
2 1,761 5.9% 7 years 1 month 1,819 6.1% 6 years 11 months
3 432 1.5% 5 years 7 months 506 1.7% 5 years 4 months
4 + 153 0.5% 6 years 3 months 167 0.6% 4 years 8 months
Unknown 719 2.4% 10 years 9 months 896 3.0% 10 years 4 months

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