Valentine's Day — by the numbers
Today is Valentine's Day!
Here are some facts, courtesy of Statistics Canada:
Call me, maybe?
11,784,855 — The total number of persons not living in a couple (including never-married, divorced, separated or widowed) aged 15 and over in Canada in 2011.
16,084,490 — The total number of persons living in a couple (including married spouses and common-law partners) aged 15 and over in Canada in 2011.
An evening out
$2,207 — The average annual spending on food purchased from restaurants by Canadian households in 2011.
A box of chocolates
217 — The number of manufacturers of chocolate and confectioneries from cocoa beans and from purchased chocolate in Canada in 2010.
$1.53 billion — The total revenue of manufacturers of chocolate and confectioneries from cocoa beans in Canada in 2010.
Plenty more facts and figures can be found here.