Americans spend quite a bit of money to show their love on Valentine's Day
(Thursday just in case a few of you needed reminding). Here's a breakdown, by the numbers:
-- The per person
average estimated amount that people will spend on Valentine's Day.
-- The estimated number of roses
grown for Valentine's Day.
-- The percentage of people who buy red roses
for this holiday.
$18.6 billion --
The total spending
that will be reached by Valentine's Day.
-- The amount people will spend on candy
-- The amount people will spend on flowers
-- The amount people will spend on diamonds, gold and silver
-- The day men give women romantic gifts
in South Korea and Japan; women give men chocolate on Valentine's Day.
-- The average amount pet owners
spent on their pets on Valentine's Day in 2012.
-- The percentage of people who will use their Smartphone to purchase
-- The percentage of men and women who say sex is an important part of Valentine's Day
-- The percentage of people who will type a romantic text message
-- The approximate number of cards that are exchanged
on Valentine's Day.
-- Varieties of Hallmark's available Valentine's greeting cards