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Halloween Statistics

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Halloween Consumer Spending StatisticsSpending
Annual Halloween consumer spending$7,900,000,000
Average amount spent on Halloween$93.42
Average amount spent on a Halloween costume$31.52
Average amount spent on candy$27.05
Average spent on Halloween decorations$24.79
Annual spending on child costumes$1,240,000,000
Annual spending on adult costumes$1,550,000,000
Annual spending on candy$2,330,000,000
Annual spending on decorations$2,020,000,000
Annual spending on greeting cards$35,000,000
Most Popular Adult CostumesPercent Wearing
Witches13.4 %
Pirates3.9 %
Vampires3.7 %
Batman2.2 %
Cats2.2 %
Vixens2.1 %
Most Popular Child CostumesPercent Wearing
Princess11 %
Superhero6.8 %
Fairy2.6 %
Vampire2.4 %
Halloween Consumer PollPercent
BIGresearch for the National Retail Federation. The poll was taken of 9,374 consumers (+/-1%)
Percent who plan on celebrating Halloween68.5 %
Percent who plan on wearing a costume43.9 %
Percent who will also dress their pets as well11.5 %
Percent who plan to throw or attend a party34.3 %
Percent who will hand out candy73.5 %
Percent who will carve a pumpkin47.8 %
Percent who will visit a haunted house22.9 %
Percent of parents who will take their kids trick-or-treating32.9 %
Percent of households that will decorate their home or yard49.5 %
Percent who plan to use last years costume16.6 %
Percent who plan to make their own costume18.9 %
Percent by Age Who Plan on Celebrating HalloweenPercent
18-2485.3 %
25-3476.5 %
35-4471.3 %
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Average Halloween Consumer Spending by YearSpending
2015$93.42
2011$72.12
2010$66.54
2009$56.31
2008$67
2007$64.82
Annual Hollowing SpendingSpending
2015$7,950,000,000
2014$7,100,000,000
2013$6,900,000,000
2012$6,350,000,000
2011$7,000,000,000
2009$5,600,000,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: The National Retail Federation
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 30, 2016

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