Ask any wedding pro, and they’ll tell you the same thing: the primary factor that impacts a wedding budget is your guest list. Costs will rise and fall according to the number of people who attend your wedding, so it’s only natural to seek out answers to what can be a complicated question: What percentage of guests typically RSVP “yes” to weddings?
When it comes down to it, you can likely anticipate that between 60 to 85 percent of your invited guests will RSVP “yes” to your wedding. On the whole, acceptance rates are increasing post-pandemic. For specifics and guidance, we turn to a roster of pros to provide some hard numbers, as well as a nuanced look at what causes those numbers to rise and fall.