By the numbers

It’s February and Valentine’s Day is coming. However we spend the day, we’ll express ourselves best through numbers.

Here are fun facts and figures related to Valentine’s Day.

7,861,860 — Number of couples living together in Canada. Of these, 6.3M are married and 1.6M are common law.
$3.33 billion — Amount of jewellery and watches sold in Canadian stores in 2013.
506.6 million — Litres of wine sold per year at Canadian wine outlets.
$2,226 — Average spent per person at restaurants in 2013.

See the full Statistics Canada list.