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Wedding Spending Explosion

The Wedding Spending Explosion American wedding surwey statistics from 2014 Average cost of a wedding ceremony and reception: $31,213 24% of couples chose to have a destination wedding. Average number of guests: 136 June is most popular month to get married. October is 2nd most popular month. Average age Average number of bridesmaids & groomsmen: 4-5 for bride: Average age for groom: 29 31 How the wedding was paid for: 45% of the couples went over budget. Bride's parents contributed Bride & Groom contributed 26% stayed within budget. 43%. 43%, 2% from Others 23% had no budget. 12%| 12%, (Other family/friends) Groom's parents - of couples paid for the entire wedding themselves contributed 6% were under budget. North Dakota New Jersey Utah Tennessee Alabama Alaska Couples from Alabama, New Jersey, Utah, and Tennessee are most likely to book a honeymoon. North Dakota and Alaska are least likely to book a honeymoon. Spending more than $20000 on the wedding increases the odds of divorce by 3.5 times compared with couples who spend between $5000 - $10000. Sources: and

Wedding Spending Explosion

shared by beerbudgetliving on Dec 02
Compare the cost of your wedding to the average US. wedding cost of Over $31,000 as recently as 2014.


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