2.8 This Week in Numbers

Michael Data & Graphics February 11, 2016 Leave a reply

2016 Super Bowl Second Best in History, via Variety:

RECENT SUPER BOWL OVERNIGHTS
2016 — Denver-Carolina (CBS) …………… 49.0
2015 — New England-Seattle (NBC) ……. 49.7
2014 — Seattle-Denver (Fox) ……………… 47.6
2013 — Baltimore-San Francisco (CBS) .. 48.1
2012 — NY Giants-New England (NBC) .. 47.8

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Super Bowl Weekend Related Consumer Spending in the U.S. over the years, via Statista

From Ian Bremmer via LinkedIn:

American spending on holidays
Halloween: $6.9 billion
Valentine’s Day: $19.7 billion
Christmas: $626.1 billion

Five Years of Syria War, Latest Casualties:
over 10% of population
470,000 killed
1.9m injured
(ht Guardian)

Oil price, February
2009: $43
2010: $83
2011: $96
2012: $110
2013: $95
2014: $103
2015: $50
2016: $27


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