Business Card Statistics

Business Card Statistics Data
Number of business cards printed daily 27,397,260
Number of business cards printed in the U.S. annually 10,000,000,000
Company sales increase for every 2,000 cards passed out 2.5 %
Percent of business cards handed out that will be thrown out in less than a week 88 %
Reason given for throwing out business card  
Don’t need service provided by card giver 63 %
Don’t want to do business with specific card giver 24 %
Added information into digital contact list 9 %
Other 4 %
Prospective clients hold on to a color card 10 times longer than a standard white card
Statistic & Data References
Sources: CNN, BusinesscardABC, Freelance Folder
Date research was conducted: June 22nd, 2015