Traditions adhered to at weddings in the United States in 2011, by type

This 2011 statistic shows the types of traditions Americans still adhere to at their own wedding. As of 2011, 91 percent of weddings in the United States featured the cutting of the cake.

United States - traditions adhered to at weddings in 2011, by type

Share of weddings
Cutting of the cake91%
First dance90%
Celebratory toasts87%
Bride throws the bridal bouquet68%
Groom throws the bride's garter57%
Wedding guests throwing rice4%
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Source

Release date

June 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011

Supplementary notes

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