The month of February 2010 registered the most marriages in the provinces of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental. Of the five marrying months, January, February March, May and October, February, May and October take turns in having the most registered marriages.. October recorded highest at 2,673 in 2009, and in 2010 February topped with 2,800.

The five provinces of Region 10 come out with 23,916 registered marriages in 2010 and 25,220 in 2009. Bukidnon records the most registered marriages: 8, 167, in 2009 and 8,568 in 2010. Records of number of registered marriages in 2009 and 2010 by quantity: Misamis Oriental, 8,159 and 7,243 in partial result as December 2010 record is not yet available as of writing. Lanao del Norte 5,280 and 4, 129. Misamis Occidental, has 3,323 and 3,645. The island province of Camiguin with five municipalities has only 291 in 2009 and 331 in 2010

Data on marriages by place and month of occurrence presented in this release were obtained from the second copy of the marriage certificates that were registered at the Office/Municipality Registrars all throughout the region and forwarded to the National Statistics Office. Figures presented include only those marriages which occurred in 2009 and 2010 and are not adjusted for under registration.

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