The Royal Wedding By the Numbers: 5,500 Street Parties, 100 Million Pints of Beer and More!

April 25, 2011 By:
The Royal Wedding By the Numbers: 5,500 Street Parties, 100 Million Pints of Beer and More!

The wedding of the century is just days away. And while royal officials prepare for the big wedding, we’re breaking down the Royal Wedding by the numbers.

Kate Middleton and Prince William are going through the final wedding preparations in the next couple of days, and apparently so is the entire country! Check out this enormous list below…

5000 police officers protect the royals, their guests and the crowds.
187 groomed horses will march the bridal procession.
35 bomb-sniffing dogs will check guests at the wedding.
100 million pints of beer are expected to be served in Brit pubs.
5000 sequences of bells will ring out in celebration.
1700 biscuits will be used to make Williams favorite childhood biscuit cake to be served at the luncheon reception.
1 million people will travel to London to watch the royal parade.
5,500 street parties will be held throughout the UK.
28,000 wilting tulips that bloomed too early in the front gardens of Buckingham palace to be cut down and thrown away.
15,000 Copies sold of Knit Your Own Royal Wedding book, which has guides on how to create 10 royal fabric figures – including the Queen’s corgis.
750,000 Number of 'limited edition' commemorative Oyster cards being produced by Transport for London.
162 million Internet pages mentioning the wedding, according to Google.
40,000: The number of flowers ( roses, carnations, lilies and hydrangea) imported from Colombia.
950: The approximate number of guests for the royal banquet at the Palace that will follow the cathedral wedding.
18: The number of fighter jets taking part in the planned flyover.
80: The number of police horses that will be used in the Swedish capital that day.
8: The number of years the bride and groom have been dating.