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Mother’s Day is the time of the year that we honor the most important lady in our lives. Celebrated every second Sunday of May in the US, the celebration is one of the largest economic stimulus as sales is booming in many retail areas.
Let’s take a look on Mother’s Day related statistics.
Mother’s Stats

• Total number of moms in the U.S. – 85.4 million
• Average age of new moms is 25
• Modern moms average 2 kids (1950s: 3.5 kids; 1700s: 7-10 kids)
• 4.3 babies are born each second

Mommy Records

• Most Kids: Mrs. Vassilyev of Russia gave birth to 69 children between 1725 and 1765
• Oldest Mom: Rosanna Dalla Corte gave birth to a baby boy when she was 63 years old in Italy in 1994
• Heaviest Newborn: Signora Carmelina Fedele gave birth to a 22 lb 8 oz boy in Italy in 1955

Mother’s Day Stat
• Total amount of money spent on Mother’s Day Cards annually- $671 million
• Total amount of money spent on flowers for their mothers on mother’s day- $1.9 billion
• The average amount American consumers will spend on mom for Mother’s Day- $168.94
• Percent of Mother’s Day gifts bought online- 28.5 %
• 29.1% of shoppers who will buy Mother’s Day gifts at discount stores
• 20.7 billion- The amount Americans will spend this Mother’s Day, according to the National Retail Federation’s Mother’s Day spending survey

What Mothers want to receive for Mother’s Day?

Something Homemade- 36 %
Dinner- 34.8 %
Greeting Card- 31.5 %
Gift Cards- 24.7 %
Flowers- 22.5 %
Jewelry- 11.2 %
Books- 10.1 %
Spa- 7.9 %
Clothing- 5.6 %
Music- 5.6 %
Movies- 5.6 %
Travel- 4.5 %
Electronics- 3.4 %


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