Valentine’s Day is celebrated primarily in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Denmark, Italy and Japan. 141 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually, making Valentine’s Day the second-most popular greeting-card-giving occasion.
Typically, 230,000 people get engaged on Valentine's Day. 36% of American men will propose while down on one knee. 83% will propose at a spot that has personal significance while 12% will do it at a nice restaurant. 1% will propose at a sporting event. 41% of adults say the size of the diamond is important. 53% of Americans believe it is important for a man to ask his future father-in-law for his daughter's hand in marriage.
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