Number of Marriages and General Marriage Rate
by Type of Couple
Michigan Occurrences, 2018

Type of Couple Marriages Population over
Age 15
General Marriage
Rate
Total 56,374 8,217,682 6.9
Male-Female Couple 54,919 8,217,682 6.7
Female-Female Couple 965 4,205,091 0.2
Male-Male Couple 490 4,012,591 0.1

Note: General Marriage Rates are the number of marriages per 1,000 population age 15 and older.
Source: 2018 Michigan Occurrence Marriage Files. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; Population Estimate (latest update 7/2020), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .