Marriages Up, Divorces Down in Wisconsin

Aug 22, 2013

For the second year in a row more people were married and fewer divorced in Wisconsin.

Marriages increased in Wisconsin during 2012, and the number of people who divorced dropped.

A report from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows 30,940 couples were married in 2012, about 700 more than the previous year. The report also shows there were 16,332 divorces last year, 303 fewer than a year earlier.