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Final custody placement distributions

 

 

United States

 

Michigan

 

 

1989

 

1990

 

1989

 

1990

Sole possession to mother

 

72.0%

 

72.5%

 

76.4%

 

73.9%

Sole possession to father

 

9.6%

 

10.3%

 

9.5%

 

11.2%

Joint possession

 

17.2%

 

15.7%

 

12.5%

 

14.2%

Possession to other person(s)

 

1.2%

 

1.4%

 

1.6%

 

0.7%

* Based on 15 reporting States in 1989 and 19 reporting States in 1990.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How often are siblings split up for custody?

For all divorces involving two or more children from the same two parents, 2% of these custody awards placed the children with different parents (e.g., the father is awarded custody of one child, the mother is awarded custody of another), per 1990 statistics.
 

Final custody placement distributions, by wife's age (1990)*

 

 

Sole Possession

 

Joint Possession

 

Other

 

 

Mother

 

Father

 

 

 

 

Wife's Age

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

▪  Under 20 years old

 

78.2%

  

10.1%

 

10.7%

 

-

▪  20 to 24 years old

 

74.8%

  

11.1% 

 

12.4%

  

1.8%

▪  25 to 29 years old

 

74.1%

 

10.1%

 

14.5%

 

1.4%

▪  30 to 34 years old

 

72.5%

 

9.3%

 

16.9%

 

1.3%

▪  35 to 39 years old

 

70.4%

 

10.8%

 

17.3%

 

1.4%

▪  40 to 44 years old

 

69.8%

 

11.0%

 

17.9%

 

1.2%

▪  45 to 49 years old

 

69.5%

 

12.8%

 

15.7%

 

-

▪  50 years old and older

 

78.3%

 

-

 

10.6%

 

-

▪  Age not stated

 

76.9%

 

12.5%

 

8.6%

 

-

* Based on 19 reporting States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final custody placement distributions, by husband's age (1990)*

 

 

Sole Possession

 

Joint Possession

 

Other

 

 

Mother

 

Father

 

 

 

 

Husband's Age

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

▪  Under 20 years old

 

79.6%

  

-

 

-

 

-

▪  20 to 24 years old

 

78.5%

  

9.2%

 

10.7%

  

1.6%

▪  25 to 29 years old

 

75.2%

 

9.9%

 

13.2%

 

1.7%

▪  30 to 34 years old

 

72.3%

 

9.8%

 

16.7%

 

1.2%

▪  35 to 39 years old

 

70.7%

 

10.6%

 

17.5%

 

1.2%

▪  40 to 44 years old

 

70.8%

 

10.8%

 

17.3%

 

1.2%

▪  45 to 49 years old

 

68.2%

 

12.8%

 

16.3%

 

2.7%

▪  50 years old and older

 

74.0%

 

10.8%

 

13.0%

 

2.2%

▪  Age not stated

 

79.0%

 

8.8%

 

10.8%

 

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* Based on 19 reporting States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Footnote: Source: Monthly Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 43, No. 9, Supplement, March 22, 1995, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 

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