Easter Quotes- Easter is a day of great religious significance to the roughly 71% of Americans who classify themselves as Christians. It’s also a big donation-day for U.S. churches, thanks to the year’s highest attendance rates, and a significant revenue-driver for corporations – particularly those in egg and candy businesses.
To help you better understand the many facets of Easter as well as the manner in which it is celebrated across the country, we analyzed the economics, traditions and demographics associated with the holiday – from how flush the Easter Bunny is feeling this year to the U.S. cities with the largest Christian populations. Hopefully, the fun facts that we’ve hunted down will help get you into the Easter spirit (and maybe a bunny suit, too) as the big day approaches.
We also convened a panel of leading experts in the fields of religious and consumer studies to garner additional insights into the increasingly commercialized nature of holidays such as Easter.
You can find a handful of highlights below:
- $17.32B: In Easter-related spending is expected in 2016
- 89%: Of Americans believe chocolate bunnies should be eaten ears first
- 81%: Of parents steal from their kids’ Easter baskets
- 1.5B+: Marshmallow Peeps are consumed each Easter
- 2.6B: Eggs are purchased each March
Some Easter Quotes followed by infographic
It’s a pity your celebration of April 5th has become a remembering where you hid the Easter eggs.
I’d be more impressed with Jesus’s resurrection if I’d never seen Weekend At Bernie’s.
I’ve hidden all the Easter candy for the kids inside my stomach.
I wish the realization of our happy thoughts multiplied like rabbits.
If you care about your weight and health during the Easter you should only eat the white part of the Cadbury creme eggs.
Easter is the single time in a year when it is safe to put all your eggs in one basket.
This smell communicates that we haven’t found all the eggs from the last Easter.
I saw on TV that Greek Easter was later because they get the stuff cheaper then.
Easter Bunny wisdom says that you better don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.
It would be great if the resurrection of our lord and savior was considered important enough to have a free day.
The Good thing: if you find Easter eggs on Easter. The Bad thing: if you find Easter eggs on Christmas.
If you want to do a good job, bring a pagan to church during Easter.
My son told me that the tooth fairy, Easter Bunny and Santa Claus do not exist and he really upset me, because I understood that my life is a lie.
Alzheimer during Easter has one advantage that you can hide your own Easter eggs.