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. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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