Here's a breakdown, by the numbers:
$136.57 -- The per person average estimated amount that people will spend on Valentine's Day.
$1.6 billion -- The amount people will spend on candy.
$1.9 billion -- The amount people will spend on flowers.
$4.4 billion -- The amount people will spend on diamonds, gold and silver.
51% -- The percentage of people who buy red roses for this holiday.
64% -- The percentage of men who buy flowers for Valentine's Day.
36% -- The percentage of women who buy flowers for Valentine's Day.
85% -- The percentage of men and women who say sex is an important part of Valentine's Day.
The grand total?
The most shocking statistic of all?
Moral of the story, put some of that $18.2 bil towards your pets, will ya?!
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