Number of Marriages and General Marriage Rate
by Type of Couple
Michigan Occurrences, 2017

Type of Couple Marriages Population over
Age 15
General Marriage
Rate
Total 58,105 8,178,867 7.1
Male-Female Couple 56,355 8,178,867 6.9
Female-Female Couple 1,160 4,187,077 0.3
Male-Male Couple 590 3,991,790 0.1

Note: General Marriage Rates are the number of marriages per 1,000 population age 15 and older.
Source: 2017 Michigan Occurrence Marriage Files. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; Population Estimate (latest update 6/2018), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .