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The Average Age Of Irish Brides And Grooms In 2018 Has Been Revealed

By James Fenton

April 10, 2019 at 2:52pm


The average age of an Irish groom in an opposite-sex marriage in 2018 was 36.4, according to new figures released by the Central Statistics Office.

The report was released today and revealed that the average age of a bride in an opposite-sex marriage was 34.4 years. In relation to same-sex marriages, the average age for a man was 40.1 years while the average age for a woman in a same-sex marriage was 38.7.

In total, there were 21,053 marriages in Ireland in 2019, including 664 same-sex marriages. 28.7% of opposite-sex couple chose a civil ceremony with this figure reading 62.8% for same-sex marriages.

Unsurprisingly, the most popular months for ceremonies were June, July and August while the least popular were January and February.

There you are now, plenty of inspiration if you're looking to get hitched any time soon.

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