Weddings and the celebrations that go with it are reaching new heights.
Beginning with the engagement, an average diamond ring costs $5400. 99% of the proposals are made by men and most American engagements last 14 months. 15% of the proposals occur in December.
Coming to the wedding, there were 2,152,000 weddings in 2009, averaging to about 5900 weddings per day. 72 billion dollars are spent on weddings in the USA each year. Average cost per wedding is tagged at $27,000. The most expensive weddings happen in California and New York.
The most popular outstation destination for a wedding is Las Vegas. The average honeymoon costs come up to $4,400 and the most popular destinations are Hawaii and Mexico.