$130.97 -- The per person average estimated amount that people will spend on Valentine's Day.
$4.4 billion -- The amount people will spend on diamonds, gold and silver.
6 million -- The number of people who expect or are planning a marriage proposal.
64% -- The percentage of men who buy flowers for Valentine's Day.
$4.52 -- The average amount pet owners spent on their pets on Valentine's Day in 2012.
51% -- The percentage of people who buy red roses for this holiday.
29% -- The percentage of people who will type a romantic text message.
224 million -- The estimated number of roses grown for Valentine's Day
85% -- The percentage of men and women who say sex is an important part of Valentine's Day.
40.7% -- The percentage of people who will use their Smartphone to purchase Valentine's gifts.
$18.6 billion -- The total spending that will be reached by Valentine's Day.
36% -- The percentage of women who buy flowers for Valentine's Day.
$1.6 billion -- The amount people will spend on candy.
145 million -- The unit amount of Valentine's cards purchased.
151 million -- The approximate number of cards that are exchanged on Valentine's Day.
$1.9 billion -- The amount people will spend on flowers.
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