Both Australia and New Zealand are regarded as Oceania countries. They are members of the British Commonwealth and so they have borrowed many of their wedding traditions from Great Britain– although they have been flavored by the traditions of the native populations of both nations.
The average age for getting married for men was 26.1 years in 1989 and 31.5 years in 2012. Similarly, women's average age was 24 in 1989 and 29.2 in 2012. However the average cost of a wedding is $33,000. 75% of marriages are first time marriages, while 66% of marriages are performed by a civil celebrant, a minister of religious conducts 33% of weddings.
60 % of weddings are held on Saturdays. Four in five couple live together before marriage. One in five marry more than once. 9 years is the average age of marriages that end. One in three couples go for divorce. So, if you want more in details, see the infographic.