Ever wonder about the statistics centered around Valentine's Day? How much do other people spend, how much is the flower industry making and what are other people buying for their valentines? Here are the answers.
Valentine's Day Statistics
Annually, Americans spend $13.19 billion dollars on Valentine's Day! There are 196 million roses produced for this holiday and though 73% of these flowers are bought by men, 14% are bought by women for themselves. Statistics show that approximately 11,000 children on conceived on this day and 53% of women would end a relationship if they did not receive a gift.
Valentine's Day Gifts
Cards and candy top the list, coming in at 52.1% and 47.5% respectively. Dining out comes in at 34.6% and flowers follow closely at 34.3%. The surprise on this list is gift cards that come in at 12.6%.
The ratio of single men to single women in their 20's is 1.2:1 which is good for women, but it appears that women over 65 would rather remain single with a ratio of .33 men to 1 woman.
Valentine-Related Business Statistics
If the number of florists in the US is 24,600 and the revenue is $403 million during this time of year, that's an average of $16,382 per florist for one day! And the same goes with jewelry sales: 27,484 jewelry stores in the US and $2.2 billion in sales, averaging $80,486 per store!