Marriage celebrants must notify the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) within 14 days of the ceremony.
Place of marriage
Marriages registered by most popular postcodes, April to June 2019
|Suburb||Postcode||Number of marriages|
|Box Hill/Box Hill South||3128||139|
|Christmas Hills/Dixons Creek/Steels Creek/Tarrawarra/Yarra Glen||3775||129|
|Point Cook/Quandong/Werribee/Werribee South||3030||91|
|St Kilda/St Kilda West||3182||85|
Average age at marriage
|April 2019||May 2019||June 2019|
|Average age of couple (years)||34||33.58||34.02|
Marriages by age group
Average age group of couples being married
|Age group (years)||April 2019||May 2019||June 2019||Total|
|60 and over||19||52||129||200|
Marriages by sex or gender
The Commonwealth Marriage Act 1961 allows two people to marry regardless of their sex or gender.
|Sex or gender of the parties||April 2019||May 2019||June 2019||Total|
These statistics show the number of marriages registered, rather than the number of marriages conducted. Celebrants may submit the paperwork to register a marriage up to 14 days after conducting a ceremony.