Billshrink: Christmas By the Numbers

How much has consumer spending during the holiday season changed since the Great Recession began? How does the date of Christmas relate to a Roman pagan holiday? Did you know that a real Christmas tree costs less than a fake one?

Billshrink examines some of the data behind our start-of-winter frenzy with the infographic Christmas By the Numbers A Look at the Facts and Figures Behind the Most Wonderful Time of Year. Data sources are listed at the bottom of the infographic.

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Billshrink: Christmas By the Numbers A Look at the Facts and Figures Behind the Most Wonderful Time of Year

Do any of the data surprise you? I know my home state, North Carolina, has a large Christmas tree industry, but I didn’t realize the state ranks second nationally in Christmas tree production.

[Via Billshrink.]

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