Marriages and Divorces

This page provides access to annual statistics on marriages and divorces that occurred in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Statutes, ch. 69 authorizes the State Registrar in the Department of Health Services to supervise and direct the collection of marriage and divorce data. This statute also specifies how local registrars are to collect and file certificates of marriage, and how clerks of court are to report divorces granted in their courts.

The sources of data for the annual Wisconsin Marriages and Divorces report are certificates of marriage and divorce maintained by the Department of Health Services.

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Wisconsin Marriages and Divorces Annual Report 2016-17, P-45359 (PDF)


Reports from previous years

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Copies of Vital Records

Last Revised: November 16, 2020