Must-Know Gift Giving Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"61% of consumers used their debit or credit cards for purchasing gifts during the 2020 holiday season."

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"In Canada, people spend an average of $955 CAD on holiday gifts annually."

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"42% of Americans feel compelled to give gifts during the holiday season, even if they cannot afford it."

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"The average spending on Christmas gifts in the United Kingdom in 2020 was £476."

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"During the COVID-19 pandemic, global online gift sales increased by 63%."

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"32% of people receive at least one unwanted gift annually."

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"In the United States, gift spending on Father’s Day reached $20.1 billion in 2021."

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"Approximately 30% of Americans shop throughout the year for holiday gifts."

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"The global gifting market was valued at $1.2 trillion in 2019."

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"Valentine’s Day sees an average annual spending of $27.4 billion on gifts in the United States."

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"Approximately 53% of people would feel disappointed if they did not receive a gift at their birthday party."

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"56% of people prefer to give and receive experiences as gifts rather than material items."

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"The average American spends around $950 on wedding gifts for friends and family annually."

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"About two-thirds of Americans would prefer not to participate in gift exchanges during the holiday season."

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"Around 40% of consumers prefer to buy gifts from local or small businesses."

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