Thursday, May 27, 2010

Fun wedding facts

Here are some fun wedding stats we found. Hope you enjoy!

  • The average American engagment is 16 months.
  • June is the most popular month for weddings, then August, followed by September, October and May.
  • The average age for first-time brides is 25; for grooms, 27.5.
  • The average size of a wedding party is 12.
  • On a traditional American wedding, an average of $22,000 is spent.
  • $72 billion is spent on weddings annually in the U.S.
  • The average amount spent on a bridal gown in $800.
  • 53 percent of weddings happen in the afternoon; 31 percent in the evening; and 16 percent in the morning.
  • 45 percent of honeymoons are to domestic locations, and 55 percent are foreign.
  • Annually, an average of 2.4 million weddings are performed in the U.S.

Source: Wedding Statistics

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