Valentine’s Day is becoming bigger every year and the entire world is riding the wave. These facts about Valentine’s Day will surely blow your mind away
Every year, more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are sold across the country.
The total estimated spend for 2019 Valentine’s Day is $20.7 billion
The average man spends $130 on Valentine’s Day, while women spend about $70.
Every year, around 9 million people buy their pets a Valentine’s Day gift.
February 14th is the second largest card giving day of the year, just after Christmas. This year, it’s expected that 1 billion cards will be exchanged around the world.
Teachers receive the most Valentine’s Day cards, followed by kids, mothers, wives, and girlfriends.
1 million plus people change their relationship status on Facebook within 4 days of Valentine’s
Hallmark was one of the first to mass produce a Valentine’s Day card, all the way back in 1913.
More than one-third of men are comfortable not receiving anything from a lover on Valentine’s Day.
It’s estimated that the U.S. alone is going to spend $3.3 billion on flowers for loved ones this year.
20% rise is expected on the Tinder usage on 14th of Feb 2019.
The only other day that beats Valentine’s Day in floral sales is Mother’s Day.
13% of the annual flower sales happen on Valentine’s Day
And the most likely flower to be purchased? Red roses of course!
Would you believe that young people are leading the trend in floral sales? 63% of floral-buying happens from the under 35 age group.
Who says you can’t be your own Valentine? Since 2015, the number of women buying and sending gifts to themselves is on a rise.