Statistics on Weddings in the United States

Statistics on Weddings imageThere are many interesting facts and statistics on weddings in the United States that many people find interesting. Whether you are planning a trivia game for your wedding reception or are just doing research, we have outlined many of the interesting facts and statistics on weddings in the United States.

  • 2.3 million couples wed every year in the US. That breaks down to nearly 6,200 weddings a day.
  • The average age of a bride in the US is 25.3.
  • Average age of a groom is 26.9.
  • Average number of guests invited to a wedding is 178.
  • One-third of those getting married each year have been married before.
  • Around 15% of couples have wedding sparklers during their send-off line.

Money Statistics on Weddings:

  • $72 billion per year is spent on weddings.
  • The average wedding budget is $20,000.
  • $1,016 is the average cost of wedding rings for the bride and groom.
  • Traditionally, the father of the bride would pay for everything. Today, however, the bride and groom themselves pay for the wedding about 30 percent of the time; the bride’s parents pay about 17 percent of the time. As for the rest of the time, costs are covered by different sources — the bride and groom and one or both sets of parents, according to surveys by Bride’s magazine.
  • $19 billion per year is spent on wedding gift registries.
  • $8 billion per year is spent on honeymoons.
  • The average honeymoon budget is $3,657.
    Over  91 percent of all to-be-weds register for gifts. The couple receives gifts from an average of 200 guests.
  • Most wedding guests spend between $70 and $100 on a wedding gift.
2017-09-13T13:18:13+00:00 By |Our Blog|

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