Friday, March 30, 2018

Easter Facts and Stats

Spring has arrived, Easter is upon us and we're getting closer and closer to the 2018 boating season! In honor of the holiday weekend, Summerset Boat Lifts has gathered some fun facts and statistics about Easter. Share these with your friends and family as you celebrate this weekend.

Easter Facts and Stats

From how many eggs people purchase to the types of candy we enjoy on Easter, here are some fun facts and statistics revolving around this holiday:
  • Total Easter-related spending in 2018 is expected to be $18.2 billion. 
  • Total annual spending on Easter candy is about $2.1 billion. 
  • For the past 20 years, the most popular non-Easter candy is Peeps. 
  • In North America, approximately 11 million Easter lilies are sold annually. 
  • The average American spends around $146 per person on Easter. 
  • 90% of Easter baskets will include chocolate or candy. 
  • Of all the Easter candy purchased, 70% of it is chocolate. 
  • 90 million chocolate bunnies are made worldwide each year for Easter. 
  • When consuming chocolate bunnies, 59% of people eat the ears first. 
  • The weight of the largest ever chocolate Easter egg is 15,873 lbs. 
  • The price of the world's most expensive chocolate Easter bunny is $49 thousand. 
  • Marshmallow peeps are available in 43 different flavors this Easter. 
  • 57.9% of people plan to cook an Easter meal this year. 
  • 16 billion jelly beans are made for Easter each year. 
  • 60.1% of people plan to visit family and friends on Easter Sunday. 
  • For Easter, 180 million eggs are purchased. 
  • 49% of people will decorate Easter eggs this year. 
  • 35.1% of parents plan an Easter egg hunt for their kids. 
  • The inaugural White House Easter Egg Roll happened in 1878. 
  • 397 different Easter Hallmark cards are available for purchase. 
  • The world's largest Easter egg hunt is in Winter Haven, FL, where 501,000 Easter eggs were hidden. 
  • 77% of Americans will buy or make an Easter basket for their children. 
  • Easter Sunday is ranked among the most popular church days, where 51.9% of adults plan to attend. 

Happy Easter from Summerset Boat Lifts! We hope you have a wonderful weekend with family and friends. As you're preparing for the warmer weather to come, be sure to schedule your spring boat lift maintenance at the Lake of the Ozarks. We're here for all your boat lift needs, from sales to service! Call 573-348-5073 to talk to a Summerset Boat Lifts representative today. 

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