How much Guinness do people drink on St. Patrick’s Day?

WalletHub released its annual St. Patrick’s Day By the Numbers report which shows $4.6 billion will be spent celebrating the big day in 2015.

Other numbers of note:

  • 52.3 percent: Amount of Americans who plan to celebrate
  • $36.50: Average amount St. Patrick’s partiers will spend
  • 70 percent: Increase in cabbage shipments during St. Patrick’s week
  • 13 million: Pints of Guinness will be consumed worldwide on St. Patrick’s Day
  • Fourth: St. Patrick’s Day’s rank among the calendar’s most popular drinking days – behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas and the Fourth of July
  • 276: Drunk-driving casualties on St. Patrick Day (2009 – 2013)
  • $60,967: Median income for Irish-American households (vs. $52,250 for all households)