Valentine’s Day may be just around the corner, but more Americans are single than ever before, with 39 per cent (4 in 10) actually saying marriage has become obsolete, according to a new infographic by Pew Research.
Not that it’s stopping us from blowing millions on our friends and family.
Last year, couples spent $1.7 billion on flowers, $3.4 billion on dining out and $3.5 billion on jewelry. Men spent about $160 on their valentine, while women spent nearly $75 on theirs.
This year, total spending will hit $17.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
Check out CouponCabin‘s infographic below: