The Lucky and Unlucky Numbers Around the World Chart is Cultural

By: Shiori Mine - Published: • References: tombola and dailyinfographic
The Lucky and Unlucky Numbers Around the World infographic reveals that choosing your favorite digits is a cultural phenomenon. While the number 13 is considered unlucky by a number of nations, others like Sweden and Germany deem it a favorable figure.

Seven is also regarded as a common lucky number due to its associations with the days of the week, ancient planets and deadly sins. However, this fortune-filled number is seen as a ghostly and spiritual in Chinese culture. While the Western and European nations associate luck with numbers relating to religion, Eastern Asian cultures perceive luck based on meanings of symbols in its language.

Whether it's choosing your weekly lotto lineup or deciding on a favorite set of digits, the Lucky and Unlucky Numbers Around the World chart is sure to stir up conversation.