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8 Mindblowing Statistics That Show Just How Popular Halloween Is

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d share with you some mindblowing statistics that show how popular the spookiest event of the year really is…

  1. The American sweets industry makes around $2 billion from Halloween sales

via Health.usnews.com
via Health.usnews.com

2. Around 120 million Americans are expected to dress up for Halloween and nearly 40 million American children are expected to go trick-or-treating

via 21alive.com
via 21alive.com

3. In the UK, Sainsbury’s usually sells around a million pumpkins in the weeks leading up to Halloween; 99% of all pumpkins sold around this time of year end up being carved to make lanterns

via Leefendallhouse.org
via Leefendallhouse.org

4. Over 80% of Americans plan on celebrating Halloween and around 70% plan on dressing up

via Product-reviews.net
via Product-reviews.net

5. It’s estimated that people in the UK spent £400 million on Halloween in 2015, making it the third biggest retail event of the year after Christmas and Easter

via Squeakypigshop.wordpress.com
via Squeakypigshop.wordpress.com

6. People in the US spent £5.6 billion on Halloween; it’s the fourth biggest retail event of the year behind Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

via Funcrewusa.com
via Funcrewusa.com

7. In the US, almost £2.4 billion a year is spent on Halloween costumes, with over £800 million spent on adult costumes and over £1.2 billion spent on costumes for kids

via Huffingtonpost.com
via Huffingtonpost.com

8. Americans are clearly fond of dressing their pets up for Halloween, as a staggering £300 million is spent on Halloween costumes for pets every year

via Cutediyprojects.com
via Cutediyprojects.com



James Gibson
I'm a Classics graduate and have been writing for over three years. Hopefully going to go into novel writing some day. I'm mostly interested in theme parks and roller coasters - I've been on 300 coasters and plan on going on lots more!

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