Median Duration of Marriage at Time of Dissolution
by Number of Previous Marriages of Males and Females,
Divorces and Annulments Occurring in Michigan, 2018

Number of
Previous
Marriages
Males Females
Number Percent Median Number Percent Median
Total 27,960 100.0% 9 years 5 months 28,412 100.0% 9 years 4 months
0 18,549 66.3% 10 years 3 months 18,642 65.6% 10 years 3 months
1 5,959 21.3% 8 years 6 months 6,224 21.9% 8 years 3 months
2 1,470 5.3% 6 years 8 months 1,595 5.6% 6 years 10 months
3 355 1.3% 6 years 3 months 430 1.5% 5 years 1 months
4 + 56 0.2% 7 years 4 months 152 0.5% 6 years 0 months
Unknown 1,384 4.9% 9 years 0 months 1,273 8.6% 9 years 1 month

Source: 2018 Michigan Occurrence Divorce Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.