DID YOU KNOW (marriages from January to June 2019)
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, 241,256 marriages were recorded in the country from January to June 2019. In those six months, February was the most popular, accounting for 47,350 marriages or 19.6 percent. April was next with 46,372 marriages or 19.2 percent of the total. Among cities nationwide, Quezon City posted the highest number of registered marriages by place of occurrence with 7,027 or 2.9 percent of the total. —MARIELLE MEDINA, INQUIRER RESEARCH
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