This Infographic Charts Out Valentine's Day by the Numbers

 - Feb 25, 2014
References: history & dailyinfographic
The 'Valentine's Day by the Numbers' infographic provides a bit of insight into the tradition of February 14th celebrations throughout history and in today's modern world.

In present times, about 62% of adults say that they participate in the holiday. Even though this is isn't a staggering number, it still results in millions of dollars in sales for traditional Valentine's Day gifts like candies, cards, chocolates, wine and flowers.

Although red roses might seem like the most romantic and go-to choice for this holiday, this graphic points out that mixed bouquets are generally one of the most popular options purchased from flower shops. For the holiday, most flowers are bought by men, but the infographic notes that 39% of women purchase Valentine's Day flowers too.