Number of Marriages…
There were 933 marriages registered in Quezon in July 2023. It recorded an increase of 4.5 percent from the previous month’s total of 893.
The daily average of registered marriages during the month was 30, similar with the June 2023 figure.
Marriages by Place of Occurrence…
Sariaya (112 or 12.0%) had the highest number of registered marriages, followed by Lucena City (102 or 10.9%) and Gumaca (78 or 8.4%).
Calauag with 67 or 7.2 percent and Infanta with 48 or 5.1 percent recorded the next highest registered marriages.
Around 43.9 percent of the 41 municipalities/cities in the province registered less than ten (10) marriage occurrences during the month.
Marriages by Type of Ceremony…
The most number of registered marriages was solemnized under civil rites, with 469 or 50.3 percent.
Marriages performed under church rites totaled 373 accounting for 40.0 percent of the total registered marriages.
There were two (2) marriage events celebrated under Muslim rites, equivalent to 0.2 percent.
Marriages celebrated under other types of ceremonies comprised 9.5 percent.
Marriages by Age Group of Groom and Bride…
The highest recorded number of brides and grooms belonged to age group 25-29 years, with 410 (43.9%) and 334 (35.8%), respectively.
There were thirty (30) teen brides and nine (9) teen grooms recorded during the month.
Marriages by Previous Marital Status of Groom and Bride…
Almost all of the couples were first timers or single brides (918) and grooms (922) prior to the marriage.
Only a small percentage of brides and grooms were widow/ widower, divorced and annulled prior to the marriage.
Marriages by Nationality of Groom and Bride…
About 98.9 percent of the grooms and 99.9 percent of the brides were Filipinos in the registered marriages in July.
There were ten (10) intermarriages between Filipino brides and grooms of foreign descent and one (1) intermarriage between Filipino groom and bride of foreign descent.
(SGD.) AIRENE A. PUCYUTAN
Chief Statistical Specialist