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The Average American Wedding: Big And Expensivei
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February 14, 2013 1:10 AM
More than two million three hundred thousand couples get married the United States every year. That averages out to six thousand two hundred weddings a day. Overall, the U.S. wedding industry is estimated at more than $70 billion a year. And as Tatiana Vorozhko, of VOA’s Ukrainian Service tells us, many wedding ceremonies are huge productions -- which take a year or more to plan.

The Average American Wedding: Big And Expensive

Published February 13, 2013

More than two million three hundred thousand couples get married the United States every year. That averages out to six thousand two hundred weddings a day. Overall, the U.S. wedding industry is estimated at more than $70 billion a year. And as Tatiana Vorozhko, of VOA’s Ukrainian Service tells us, many wedding ceremonies are huge productions -- which take a year or more to plan.


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