Wedding Industry Facts and Economics

The place to come for insider wedding industry statistics and interesting facts.

About us

Hitched W.I.F.E. is a new division of which explores the socio-economic, geographical, financial and emotional  issues relating to weddings. We conduct independent and authoritative research, carried out for the benefit of brides, grooms, other wedding guests and the wedding industry in general.

Since 1997 has been the leading online destination for anyone planning a wedding. The website has been involved directly or indirectly with over 3 million weddings. Already seen as the independent expert with thousands of trusted reviews on thousands of wedding suppliers, Hitched hosts the largest and most active wedding forum in the UK.

By engaging these forum members via several pieces of unique research, Hitched is collecting data on most fundamental aspects of a modern day wedding, building up a picture of how the UK market goes through the process of getting married. Seeing the value of how a forum of like-minded peers can assist brides and grooms at every stage of their wedding, Hitched W.I.F.E. has announced the publication of the Hitched W.I.F.E. Report.

The annual report is a free resource which provides detailed information on UK weddings. Published for the first time in 2010, this survey is the definite source for data from the wedding market.

The results from the UK's largest annual wedding survey for the past five years, from 2009 to 2013, are now available.  For expert comment on the results and any other issues related to weddings please contact

All content is free for use, but must always be credited to 'Hitched W.I.F.E.'

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