The numbers behind five years of wedded bliss for William and Kate


It's been five years since Prince William married Kate Middleton, becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in the process. We're struggling to get our head around the fact it's been five years since we were watching events at Westminster Abbey (April 29, 2011). Here's the quantifiable parts of their married life...

1 - Number of family dogs. The honour goes to Lupo the cocker spaniel

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, cradling Prince George, while playing with their dog Lupo

1 - State banquet attended by William and Kate in the UK

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the State Banquet for the Chinese President Xi Jinping.

2 - Children - Prince George was born in 2013 and Princess Charlotte in 2015

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte

5 - Joint overseas tours

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on engagement in Canada

5 - Years of marriage

8 - Public speeches by Kate since becoming an HRH

The Duchess of Cambridge giving a speech

10 - Charities and organisations of which Kate is patron

34 - Kate's age. William turns 34 in June. They were both born in 1982

62 - Engagements Kate carried out in 2015 - the year she had Princess Charlotte

The Duchess of Cambridge in early 2015, pregnant with her second child, Princess Charlotte

80 - Hours William works on average per month as an air ambulance pilot

The Duke of Cambridge next to the East Anglian Air Ambulance which he pilots

122 - Engagements William carried out in 2015 - 87 in the UK and 35 overseas

1,827 - Number of days Kate will have been an HRH when she reaches her fifth wedding anniversary

1,900 - The number of guests at William and Kate's Westminster Abbey marriage ceremony

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

£4.5 million - Cost to the taxpayer of refurbishing William and Kate's Kensington Palace apartment

Kensington Palace

£19.8 million - The yearly income from the Duchy of Cornwall landed estate - which William will use in future for his private funding when he eventually becomes the heir apparent.