1. Wedding averages
It's interesting to look at data in any industry;
the wedding industry, worth 72$ million a year employes over a million people and has a 3.2% annual growth rate, included.
The average bride in the US of A is 25.3 years old, and the groom is 26.9 years old.
The average wedding gift costs about $100, while the average honeymoon is just over $3000.
2. Cost Breakdown - Venue
The average people spend on a venue is almost $12.000!
3. Cost Breakdown - Rings
Couples spend about $4000 on wedding and engagement rings.
4. COST Breakdown - photography and video
Almost $3000 is spent on wedding photography and videos.
5. cost breakdown - flowers and decorations
A further $1500 is spent on flowers and decorations, on average.
6. cost breakdown - entertainment
Couples spend $1389 on average on wedding entertainment.
7. Cost breakdown - rehersal dinner
Rehersal dinners aren't cheap either - typically costing just over $1000.
8. cost breakdown - wedding planner
Add another $800 or so that wedding planners cost on average, per wedding.
9. cost breakdown - invitations
Wedding invitations can be costly - they will set you back a further $800 (on average).
10. cost breakdown - gifts
Gifts usually set bride and groom to be back $700.
11. Cost breakdown - Cake
A wedding cake is an even $555 on average.
12. cost breakdown - beauty
A bride has to look her best.
To achieve this, brides spend $129 on average.
13. Cost breakdown - Catering
The cost of catering (per person) is $68 on average.
14. cost breakdown - wedding dress
The average cost of a wedding dress is a $1351, while the groom spends an average $278 on his attire.
I hope you've enjoyed the cost breakdown of weddings in the USA.
Data was gathered from JJ Suspenders Wedding infographic, which has more wedding related info worth checking out!