Halloween Spending Statistics

Know About The Money Spend Every Year On The Occasion Of Halloween

Halloween is just about to arrive and you would be amazed to know that it is one such festival that people religiously celebrate and in past few years, it has been seen that Halloween has become a trend that is why countries that never had the culture of Halloween also celebrate it every year. 

Halloween Spending Statistics

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Thought it is happening from the past few years but it surely tells how popular and fun the festival is that people do not hesitate to spend money on this great special occasion. You would be amazed that every year people spend lots of money on this festival to make it grand that the previous year and if you would about How much Money is Spent on Halloween then the list keeps on fluctuating from country to country. 

If you are wondering about Halloween Spending Statistics then here is everything that you need to know about the expenditure for this festival:

If you would just consider the Americans since Halloween is American originated festival, then you would be able to know about the craze of this festival and the money that Americans spend on Halloween every year would spin your head for sure. 

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The list though keeps on fluctuating as the number of people celebrating about varies from year to year but on an average, every year has almost same kind of expenditure of the Americans on Halloween and if you are wondering about the amount in particular then it is listed below that you should check.

If we would consider the past three years then you would be able to find that in 2016 there were about 171 million people who got involved in this festival and so at the end the total about that was spent on this festival was recorded something around $8.4 billion that is huge amount if you would think wisely. 

In the year 2017, it was a record to date as the number of people celebrating this festival was about 179 million and one single people have spent about $86.13 so the total amount that was spent on this festival in 2017 was something about $9.1 billion. It is said that 2017 is the year when most people got engaged in the celebrations of this fun festival of Halloween which made the year a record breaker year for the Halloween celebration which is great. 

In 2018 the celebrators decrease by 4 million and it has been recorded that there about 175 million people who celebrated Halloween religiously in 2018 which is quite huge no as huge as 2017. The total expenditure of people in the year 2018 on Halloween was about $9.0 billion which is still a huge amount but you would be amazed to know that in the year 2018, individual people have spent more money and so it is a record that each people has to spend about $86.79 on this festival last year. 

It can already be assumed that even this year the festival would be grand and people have an assumption that this year the expenditure on this festival would again break records as the preparation has already started in many parts of the world which is a great thing. 

There are different things which people spend when it comes to Halloween and different people have different priorities when it comes to the preparation as well as, the expenditure on this festival.

Halloween Spending Statistics

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If you would take a dig into this matter then you would be able to find out about the major expenditure of this festival and you would be amazed to know that people spend on home décor, food, and the most surprising thing is that people spend way too much on just candies. 

However, people also spend a lot in the Halloween costumes as well as on the makeup that they do on the purpose of this festival which is great of course. There are still so many other things that seek some of the money and surprisingly people do not hesitate to spend money in this quite weird case is you would think wisely. 

Now if you would see then you would be able to find out that candy is the only thing on which people spend the most during this time of Halloween because people always try to serve the best to the visitors of their house during the time which is a great thing for sure.

Candy shops in different places in the US:


There is a total of 15 candy shops in Texas where people visit during the time and there are about 6 costume stores at the place as well from where people get their costumes. You would be amazed to know that there is even a haunted house in this place and people out there mostly consume and buy Reese’s peanut butter cups.

San Jose

This place comes under California and this place has about 17 such stores where you can get your costume done which is great and there are about 20 candy stores which are great and the best thing is that you would get a lot of different varieties of candies in these shops. 

People still stick to skittles and you would be amazed to know that there are about 2 haunted houses at this place which is a great thing for sure.

Halloween Spending Statistics

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San Antonio

This place comes under Texas and this place has about 16 costume shop that delivers best Halloween costumes to the people out there. There are about 22 candy shops and people mostly consume Reese’s peanut butter cups at this place and it has about 5 haunted houses in this place.


This place comes under Hawaii and it has been recorded that this place has about 8 costume stores whereas there are about 32 candy stores and people mostly get Skittles at the place. You would be amazed to know that there are about 4 haunted houses at this place.

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