Valentine’s Day by the Numbers

It’s February which means love is in the air and that means big spending on things like candy, flowers, jewelry, engagements and weddings! Below are some stats that break down Valentine’s Day by the numbers.

  • 54% – Percentage of people who plan on buying Valentine’s Day gifts.
  • $196 – The amount of money spent on average for Valentine’s Day in 2012.
  • 29% – Percentage of people who bought flowers as a Valentine’s Day gift.
  • 19% – Percentage of people who bought a card as a Valentine’s Day gift.
  • 15% – Percentage of people who bought jewelry as a Valentine’s Day gift.
  • 13% – Percentage of people who bought electronics as a Valentine’s Day gift.
  • 39% – Percentage of people who plan on visiting their favorite restaurant to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
  • 4 Million – People who expected to propose or be proposed to on Valentine’s Day in 2012.
  • 48% – Percentage of consumers who feel $1,000 to $,5000 is appropriate to spend on an engagement ring.
  • 22% – Percentage of consumers who feel $1,000 to $1,999 is appropriate to spend on an engagement ring.
  • 21% – Percentage of consumers who feel less than $500 is appropriate to spend on an engagement ring.
  • 5% – Percentage of consumers who feel $10,000 or more is appropriate to spend on an engagement ring.

Read the entire report here and even more cool Valentine’s Day stats on the US Census website.
 

 

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