Business Card Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: CNN, BusinesscardABC, Freelance Folder
Research Date: June 22nd, 2015

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Business Card StatisticsData
Number of business cards printed daily27,397,260
Number of business cards printed in the U.S. annually10,000,000,000
Company sales increase for every 2,000 cards passed out2.5 %
Percent of business cards handed out that will be thrown out in less than a week88 %
Reason given for throwing out business card 
Don’t need service provided by card giver63 %
Don’t want to do business with specific card giver24 %
Added information into digital contact list9 %
Other4 %
Prospective clients hold on to a color card 10 times longer than a standard white card

Business cards are cards bearing business information about a company or individual.