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Anniversary Data 2014 - How Many People Were Married 25, 40, 50 & 60 years ago?

JUN 08 2014
Anniversary Data 2014 - How Many People Were Married 25, 40, 50 & 60 years ago?

Many couples are celebrating a big wedding anniversary in 2014. We thought that it would be interesting to see how many couples tied the knot all those years ago in England and Wales. We don't know how many will be celebrating their anniversary this year but we thought that the comparative number of weddings is interesting. If you are celebrating with a big wedding anniversary this year then we would like to pass on our very best wishes to you.

Wedding in 1954 = 60th or Diamond Wedding Anniversary  342 k

Wedding in 1964 = 50th or Golden Wedding Anniversary 359 k

Wedding in 1974 = 40th or Ruby Wedding Anniversary 384 k

Wedding in 1984 = 30th or Pearl Wedding Anniversary 349 k

Wedding in 1989 = 25th or Silver Wedding Anniversary 347 k

The most popular month for a wedding is August in each year. It is interesting to note that there was an increase in weddings to 1974 and the big decline in weddings came after 1989. Interesting data and our thanks to the Office For National Statistics for the information. 

Posted by: So Raise Your Glasses