What % of guests attended?

posted 3 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: What percentage of guests attended your wedding?
    Under 50% : (1 votes)
    4 %
    50-60% : (3 votes)
    11 %
    60-70% : (8 votes)
    29 %
    70-80% : (5 votes)
    18 %
    80-90% : (5 votes)
    18 %
    90-100% : (6 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    11300 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    85-ish for us, but that’s counting the people we knew wouldn’t be able to make it. Minus those, 94%. We had a few people we were surprised weren’t coming.

    Post # 4
    Member
    53 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Right about 60% for us, but FI’s family is from across the country. Invited them all, but knew most of them wouldn’t make it.  So now we’re going there for Christmas so I still get to meet everyone.

    Post # 5
    Member
    1787 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    We had about 24% decline, but we also had a ginormous list of 450-something invited.  If your guest list is smaller and based on people you’re a lot closer with then I would guess there’d be a lot less declines. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    1192 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013 - Franklin Plaza

    We have between 60-65% that will be attending (just waiting on a few RSVPs).

    Post # 7
    Member
    3989 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    70% attended (91 out of 130 invites).

    Post # 8
    Member
    6273 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2014

    This is a great idea for a poll–everyone always says plan on about 80%, but I am not sure how accurate that really turns out to be.

    It would be interesting to see the poll expanded with percentage options for DW (>3 hours away) vs. non-DW (<3 hrs away). I think people who invite 200 people to a DW half a world away, but realizing that only a small number will be able to make the time/monetary commitment to come, may skew the results somewhat.

    Post # 9
    Member
    4817 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    We invited about 190 and we’re looking at 120 coming, so around 60%. We originally invited 160 and slowly added more as we got the No’s. At least 20 of the people we knew for sure couldn’t come, 10-20 we were surprised said no, and the rest were just what we expected. We had about 50% out of state guests.

     

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