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Births to unwed mothers in Michigan

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The total number of live births to unwed mothers. The percent is based on total live births. An "S" for the percent indicates fewer than an average of two occurrences over the three-year period. Percents are suppressed for reliability.

Data Source

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.


These data are based on three-year averages, with the latest year listed. Births by county and city are based on the mother’s residence.

County data and data for the cities of Detroit and Flint were revised for 2008-2015 on 3/1/2019.

City data were revised for 2008-2015 on 3/28/2019.

Last Updated

May 2024