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Quiz: Wedding Trends

Young and happy couple on their wedding day

October is the most popular month for weddings, but the summer months are not too far behind. At last check, 20% of all marriages were held in October followed by 28% during the June, July and August stretch.1

Therefore, now is as good a time as any to brush up on your wedding etiquette, because every year, there are an average of 2.3 million weddings performed in the U.S. That breaks down to nearly 6,200 a day. Don’t be surprised if you receive an invitation during the next few months.2

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8

Wedding Trends Quiz

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  1. The wedding industry is a powerful force in the U.S. economy. Every year, approximately how much is spent on wedding and ceremony-related expenses?3

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The average wedding size in 2022 was 117 guests. To put that in perspective, 14% of couples invited between 1–50 guests, 35% had 51–100 people in attendance, and 52% invited 101+ guests to the big day. Which region of the country has the highest number of wedding guests on the list?4

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Brides have said that during the wedding planning phase, their highest priority was their attire. One week after the event, they say they wish they spent more time on what?5

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Traditionally, the bride’s family was responsible for paying for the wedding in the U.S. However, this trend has changed over time. In 2022, the bride’s family paid for the wedding what percentage of the time?6

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Most recent statistics show that 99% of couples who choose a traditional wedding take a honeymoon. How long is the average honeymoon—and how much is spent on it?7

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How much do most wedding guests spend on a wedding gift?8

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The average score is 29%

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Answer key:

  1. C
  2. C. The wedding guest count in the Midwest was 141, followed by the Mid-Atlantic, with 124.
  3. C. A total of 78% of brides say it should have been the highest priority
  4. A
  5. C
  6. B

5—6 Correct: Congratulations! Looks like you know your wedding etiquette.

3—4 Correct: Good job! You know your weddings.

0—2 Correct: That’s OK. It’s a good idea we helped you with this quiz!

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