• Kim Lynn Heinimann

Marriage Statistics 2020

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has just released their statistics on marriages & divorces that occurred in 2020 & there are some CRAZY statistics! https://www.abs.gov.au/statistics/people/people-and-communities/marriages-and-divorces-australia/latest-release

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The below overview provides a bit of insight into the impact that COVID had on 2020 Marriage Stats...


Summary

  • In 2019 - 113,815 marriages were registered in Australia.

  • In 20202 - 78,989 marriages were registered in Australia

  • Overall decrease of 30.6% from 2019 to 2020

  • This is the largest annual decrease in marriages ever reported by ABS since reporting started in 1901

Undeniably, the impact of COVID has been HUGE!

Look at what happened (in some of the months following) after lockdown measures were implemented in March 2020:

  • In April, only 3,245 marriages were registered compared to the average of 11,274 over the last 5 years

  • In May, 3,589 marriages took place compared to an average of 8,405 between 2015-2019

  • June had the lowest number of weddings of every month in 2020 (which is normal) BUT, it had less than 50% of marriages "normally" registered.

  • In September, 5734 marriages were registered compared to average of 10,920 over last 5 years

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Most common days to marry

INTERESTINGLY, what did stay similar was that Saturday 10th October was the most common day on which to marry with 2,191 couples saying I DO on this date. Historically, 10th October has been a popular day to marry given it falls on a Saturday. And, 1,517 couples chose to marry on Saturday 29th February 2020 as it was a leap year!

Top 5 days to get married in 2020

  1. Saturday 10th October - 2,191

  2. Saturday 22nd February - 1783

  3. Saturday 14th March - 1,606

  4. Saturday 7th March - 1,539

  5. Saturday 29th February - 1,5,17

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AMAZINGLY, weddings & marriages are back to booming & blooming!! Bookings for 2022 are CRAZY and dates are already filling up in 2023. It is a very exciting time and lets SAY YES TO NEW LOVE ADVENTURES!! If you are not sure about your wedding plans, give me a call and we can talk everything through together. Celebrations with Kim Lynn is always willing to support & provide guidance where wanted & needed xxx



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