Types of candy Americans favor as Valentine's Day gifts 2017, by gender

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans on the types of candy were prefer to receive on Valentine's Day in 2017. The results were sorted by gender. 70 percent of female respondents stated they prefer chocolate on Valentine's Day in 2017.

What is your favorite type of candy to receive on Valentine's Day?

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Release date

January 2017


United States

Survey time period

January 23 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents, who plan to buy gifts

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Respondents were able to select multiple answers.

*Total number of respondents by gender:
female: 331
male: 354

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