Monday, 13 February 2017

About the day of love ❤

74% of those survey are in a relationship but only 42% will celebrate Valentine’s day.
Just 55% will buy something for their partner to Valentine’s day.
Half of adults (51%) in Ireland will buy a “Valentine’s Day” card.

Tomorrow is Valentine’s day – the day of love.
In a recent survey conducted by iReach Insights, 1,000 adults were asked about Valentine’s day and if they will celebrate it tomorrow with their otherhalf and how they would do so.

7% of adults in Irelands are huge fans of Valentine’s day, interestingly 10% of males and 5% of females answered that they’re a huge fan. 20% are somewhat a fan of Valentine’s, 38% are not really a fan and 35% are not a fan of Valentines day at all. 80% of those who answered they’re not a fan of Valentine’s day aren’t one because they think it’s too commercialized, 45% aren’t a fan because everything is overpriced and 28% because they think it’s not a celebration. 57% of those who are a fan of Valentine’s day are one because they think it’s a good reminder to appreciate your relationship, 47% think it’s a nice day to remember with your partner [58% male, 37% female] and 45% like Valentine’s day to celebrate love.

74% of people in Ireland are currently in a relationship and 26% are single. 5% of those who are currently not available are in a relationship less than a year, 30% are in one for more than one year and 65% are married [42% of those who are married, are married for more than 10 years].

Less than half (42%) of those in a relationship will celebrate Valentine’s day on the 14th of February, 5% will have celebrated it last weekend, 8% will celebrate it the following weekend, 9% on a separate day and 36% won’t celebrate it. 

People in Ireland will celebrate Valentine’s day with dinner (33%), staying in and watch a movie together (26%), with a weekend away (10%), go for a few drinks (12%) and go to cinema (11%). Just over half of respondents(55%) will buy a present for their partner and 45% won’t. When asked “What will you buy?”, people answered with buying a card (51%) [40%:male, 65%: female], flowers (37%) [,61%: male, 7% female] chocolate (33%), a hotel break (9%), jewellery (7%), a teddy (4%) and aftershave/perfume (4%).

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