Halloween... a time for ghosts and goblins to stir, a time to decorate houses with ghoulish zombies and to stock up on candies, chips and chocolate for trick or treaters. Whether you're out buying from the 121,350 tonnes of pumpkins produced to make this year’s Jack-o-Lantern or purchasing a costume for man’s best friend as part of the $0.7 billion spent on dog costumes, it's a chance to celebrate costumes and consume sugary treats. Bet you didn't know that the pumpkin spice market alone is worth $2 billion - now that's scary!
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7 DIGITAL MARKETING HALLOWEEN FACTS
In 2022 Canadian farmers produced 121,350 tonnes
Halloween is the #2 week of the year for chocolate purchasing (behind the week of Christmas).
$100.45 is the average amount spent per person on Halloween festivities.
Total Halloween spending in 2022
$3.6B on costumes
$3.4B on decorations
$3.4B on candy
$0.6B on greeting
The pumpkin spice market value is $2 billion.
$0.7 B total spent in 2022 on dog costumes.
Top 10 dog costumes of 2022
In 2022 the estimated children in Canada of prime trick-or-treating age
(5 to 14 years) was 4,189,586.
7 Halloween Facts for Digital Marketers Infographic