Here’s a small sample of the many statistics from the Mother’s Day 2016 roundup from the U.S. Census.
These and all of the entries include a link to the source report/document.
Number of women between the ages of 15 and 50 who have children. These mothers gave birth to 95.8 million children.
Percentage of women age 16 to 50 who had a birth in the past 12 months who were in the labor force.
Number of stay-at-home moms in married couple family groups in 2015.
The number of single mothers living with children younger than 18 in 2015, up from 7.7 million in 1985.
Also Available: National Retail Federation Mother’s Day Spending Survey Findings
Consumers plan to spend $4.2 billion on jewelry, $4.1 billion on special outings such as dinner or brunch and $2.4 billion on flowers. Total spending is expected to reach $21.4 billion.
According to NRF’s survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, consumers are expected to spend an average $172.22 per person, on par with last year.