Valentine’s Day… by the numbers

Image of a rose from The Practical Book of Outdoor Rose Growing for the Home Garden (1915) made available by the Internet ArchiveDid you know that 8.3 million roses were grown for sale in Canada in 2013 – and 11 million dozen more roses (that’s 1,320,000,000!) were imported? Check out Statistics Canada’s Valentine’s Day in Canada for more information about this most romantic of holidays… by the numbers.

For more information about data and statistics resources available at the Library, contact librdata@ryerson.ca or visit the Library’s data pages.

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