Valentine’s Day Data

Kristi Seto, Staff Writer

Happy Valentine’s Day! Statistics show that around Valentine’s Day:

  • 61.8% of consumers celebrate Valentine’s Day

  • 180 million cards will be exchanged

  • Of those cards, 85% of them are bought by women

  • 73% of men buy flowers

  • 14% of women buy and send themselves flowers


What is the most popular Valentine’s Day gift?

  1. Cards (52.1% of people)

  2. Candy (47.5%)

  3. Dining Out (34.6%)

  4. Flowers (34.3%)

  5. Jewelry (17.3%)


“World’s Greatest Lover,” Casanova ate chocolate to make himself more “manly.”

In the 1800’s, physicians told patients to eat chocolate to treat their heartbreak.

53% of women would end their relationship if they didn’t get anything on Valentine’s Day.