Check out this list of banks that have stopped charging NSF fees and those that haven’t
Easter, Passover, and Ramadan converge in a rare celebration of holy days

Facts and figures for Easter 2022

Rabbit Eating Grass in the LawnWhat are your plans for Easter?

Eighty percent of consumers plan to celebrate Easter this year and will spend an average $169.79, according to the National Retail Federation.

Total spending for the holiday is estimated to be $20.8 billion, down slightly from last year's forecast of $21.6 billion.

With 51 percent of consumers planning in-person celebrations, up from 43 percent from last year, food will be the largest spending category. Among those planning to celebrate Easter, the average spending is estimated to be $53.61 on food, followed by $28.04 on gifts and $27.93 on clothing.

WalletHub also surveyed Americans to find out their attitudes on the Easter holiday this year, including their thoughts on charitable giving, spending, religion, and safety in the wake of the covid pandemic.

Here are the results of the survey:

2022 easter survey

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Carol Cassara

Data sure tells a story, doesn't it?

Rita

Yes, it does. Easter certainly is a time when consumers are spending. I hope the gatherings will be safe this year and aren't covid spreading events.

Laurie Stone

Statistics are alway an interesting sign of the times. Thanks for this!

Rebecca Forstadt Olkowski

We celebrated Passover on Friday and then I went to my daughter's for Easter. All I bought was some wine and some Easter candy for my daughter. It was a pretty cheap weekend but no grandkids as of yet to go overboard on.

Rita

Yes, I stayed home, so my Easter spending was zero. If my grandchildren were nearby, they definitely would have gotten an Easter basket, even though they're teens now.

Jennifer

We traveled 2-hours to spend time with our Orlando family. My son lives in Seattle and doesn't have any children of his own so the children we spend our money and time on, live in Orlando. It was wonderful to see them again.

Rita

You're lucky to be able to visit family by a driving trip. My daughters live far away. I hope to be able to travel next year.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)