- Around 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are sold for Valentine’s Day each year.
- Women spend half as much for Valentine’s gifts as men.
- 1 billion cards are exchanged for Valentine’s Day each year in the US.
- Over 50 million roses are given for Valentine’s Day.
- 73% of those who buy Valentine’s Day flowers are men.
- In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to decide who their valentines would be.
- Every Valentine’s Day, the city of Verona receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.