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Wedding Budget

Make your Wedding budgetThe average budget for a wedding is 17300 pound. We can understand why wedding industry is flourishing and that a great number of wedding suppliers promise you the best wedding ever.

It's also very difficult to have an idea of the average price for the items. Costs usually spiral out of control, so in order to help you stick in your budget, please consider the estimates below:

We can notice that most spendings go into three main categories: the bride and groom's outfits (approximately 20%), the ceremony (approximately 20%), the reception (approximately 60%). And finally the honeymoon for around 2000 pound.

 

AVERAGE WEDDING BUDGET average cost of £ 17300    
       
Estimates for 100 guests in pound   Total in %
 Insurance  100  0.72%  
Announcements 250 1.80% 2.52%
Bride & Groom outfits     25.96%
Wedding dress 750 5.41%  
Bridal shoes and accessories 350 2.53%  
Bride's Bouquet 100 0.72%  
Hairdressing & Makeup 150 1.08%  
Groom's tuxedo 250 1.80%  
Groom's accessories 100 0.72%  
Engagement and wedding rings 1900 13.70%  
The ceremony     15.86%
Religious ceremony (Clergy fee, music, decorations) 300 2.16%  
Transport (car/ carriage rental) 400 2.87%  
Car decorations 100 0.72%  
Photographer 500 3.61%  
Video 900 6.50%  
The Reception     50.57%
Hire of venue 1800 13%  
Reception hall decorations 250 1.80%  
Caterer (except drinks) 3000 21.65%  
Drinks 1100 8%  
Wedding favours 250 1.80%  
Entertainment/ DJ 600 4.32%  
Post-wedding fees     4.68%
First night hotel 150 1.08%  
Stationery 200 1.44%  
Other expenses  300  2.16%  
       
Total 13860    
       
Honeymoon 3500    
Total including the Honeymoon 17300    
       
In pink, spendings usually paid by the bride's family      
In blue, spendings usually paid by the groom's family      


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