Median Duration of Marriage at Time of Dissolution
by Number of Previous Marriages of Males and Females,
Divorces and Annulments Occurring in Michigan, 2017

Number of
Previous
Marriages
Males Females
Number Percent Median Number Percent Median
Total 27,978 100.0% 9 years 5 months 28,294 100.0% 9 years 4 months
0 18,370 65.6% 10 years 2 months 18,624 65.8% 10 years 2 months
1 6,127 21.9% 8 years 4 months 6,058 21.4% 8 years 5 months
2 1,563 5.6% 7 years 0 months 1,671 5.9% 6 years 7 months
3 355 1.3% 5 years 10 months 399 1.4% 5 years 4 months
4 + 55 0.2% 12 years 6 months 190 0.7% 5 years 6 months
Unknown 1,413 5.0% 9 years 5 months 1,352 4.7% 8 years 10 months

Source: 2017 Michigan Occurrence Divorce Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.