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The royal wedding by the numbers

2011-05-01 20:38
London – A breakdown of the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton by the numbers:

- 1 900 people in Westminster Abbey for the ceremony.

- 650 invited to the post-wedding luncheon reception given by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

- 300 invited for evening dinner dance for close friends of the couple.

- 1 million estimated in London crowd.

- 2 billion estimated global television audience for wedding broadcast.

- 8 500 estimated number of journalists, photographers, and technical staff covering the event.

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