The numbers are in. Fewer Filipino have been getting married. A newly released report by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has revealed the number of marriages that happened in the country in recent years.

According to the study, 1,183 marriages were solemnized each day in 2019 for a total of 431,972 registered marriages. It's a noticeable drop from the 449,169 registered marriages in 2018. In 2016, the numbers were even lower at only 419,000 registered marriages.

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What does this mean? All over the world, more millennials have opted not to marry or are marrying at a later age. Another study says the marriage rate decline could be because there are "large deficits in the supply of potential male spouses." Whew.

Back to the PSA report: The study has also revealed that 38.2 percent of the marriages were civil ceremonies, while the rest were by the Roman Catholic Church (36.2 percent), religious rites (22.9 percent), Muslim tradition (1.4 percent), and tribal ceremony (0.9 percent).

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Women were also determined to marry younger than men with a median age of 27 years old. Interestingly, out of the 416,542 marriages, 96.4 percent were between Filipino couples while 3.5 percent were between Filipino and foreign nationals.

Filipino men married more American women, followed by Australian, Canadian, Chinese, and Japanese women. Filipino women, on the other hand, married more American men, followed by Japanese, British, Korean, and Canadian men.

Lucky to be part of the not-getting-married gang? Good for you. Not to scare you or anything, but this could be useful: We asked five couples who paid for their weddings... here's how much you could be spending on your wedding.

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