2019 Australian Valentine's Day Survey

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2019 Australian Valentine's Day Survey

Brewquets is proud to bring you the 2019 Australian Valentine’s Day Survey – a study into the attitudes and behaviours of Australian couples towards Valentine’s Day. The report that follows is summary of a nationwide study of over 1,500 participants. It is the most robust, public study currently available about Valentine's Day trends in Australia.

 

Key findings from the research:

  •  77% of couples plan to celebrate Valentine's Day, with 43% buying a gift for their other half.
  • Those buying gifts will spend on average $90 on their Valentine.
  • An expected $377 million is forecast to be spent on Valentine's gifts.
  • The number one gift for men is expected to be alcohol, while for women it will be flowers.
  • Almost half of all shoppers (47%) will use both online and offline channels for buying their Valentine's gifts.
  • While half (54%) agree Valentine's Day still matters in long term relationships, just 24% expect to have sex on the day.

 

How Couples Plan to Celebrate Valentine's Day

How Couples Are Celebrating Valentine's Day

Of the 77% celebrating Valentine's Day this year, 64% will be doing something special, with 43% buying gifts for each other. 13% will be celebrating Valentine's on another day.

 

Valentine's Day Celebrations

Valentine's Day Celebrations

For the 64% doing something special for Valentine's Day, dining out (48%) is the most popular activity.

 

Expected Spend on Valentine’s Day Gifts

Consumer spend on gifts for their Valentine is highly varied with $90 the average expected spend. As a result Brewquets estimates a total of $377 million will be spent on Valentine's Day gifts for 2019.

 

Type of Gift Partners Can Expect

Type of Gift Partners Can Expect

The type of valentine's gift given differs strongly by gender. Males can expect a mix of serious and joke gifts (63%), while more buy serious gifts for their female partner (58%).

 

This Year’s Valentine’s Gifts

This Year’s Valentine’s Gifts

Males are most likely to receive alcohol from their partner (62%) as a Valentine's gift, while females can expect flowers (77%).

 

Expected Purchase of Valentine’s Day Gifts

Expected Purchase of Valentine’s Day Gifts

The majority of consumers purchase/organise their Valentine's Day gift prior to the week of Valentine's Day. However for just under a quarter (23%), this is done the week of Valentine's.

 

Purchase Channel for Valentine’s Day Gifts

Purchase Channel for Valentine’s Day Gifts

Using both online and offline channels (47%) is most common for Valentine's Day for 2019.

 

Delivery Destination for Online Purchases

Delivery Destination for Online Purchases

Two-thirds (65%) will organise their Valentine's gift for their partner to be delivered to them, with the remainder having it delivered to their partners home (18%) or place of work on Valentine's Day (15%).

 

Attitude to Valentine’s Day

Attitude to Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day still appears to have a place in the heart of most couples; 49% love/like the day, with a further 41% neither for or against it.

 

Relationship Health

 Relationship Health
For most couples their relationship is either improving (56%), or about the same as it ever was (34%). 82% of those with an improving relationship expect to celebrate Valentine's Day. 

 

Valentine's Day Attitudes

Valentine's Day Attitudes

While over half (54%) agree Valentine's Day matters in long-term relationships, only 24% expect to have sex on Valentine's Day.

 

Activities of Singles on Valentine's Day

Activities of Singles on Valentine's Day
Couples won't be the only ones having fun on Valentine's Day (54%) of singles will be doing something on the day; catching up with friends (15%) and treating themselves to a personal gift (11%) the most common.

 

2019 Australian Valentine's Day Survey Participants

2019 Australian Valentine's Day Survey Participants

 

 

The 2019 Australian Valentine’s Day Survey involved speaking to over 1,500 respondents located throughout Australia. Participants were a diverse mix by age, location and time in a relationship.

 

Prize Winner
Congratulations to Tania-Lee Davis, winner of $350 to spend with Brewquets.


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About Brewquets:
Brewquets is an Australian gifting business with a twist. Created to fill the void by providing great gifts for the hard to buy for; particularly the quintessential Australian male. Brewquets aims to leave a lasting impression by wowing the lucky recipient and make the gift giver feel like a real gift hero.

Purchases can be made though the Brewquets website. For Valentine's Day Gifts click here

Media Contacts:
Richard Kelsey - Brewquets 
Phone: 0405 251 864
Email: richard@brewquets.com.au
Website: www.brewquets.com.au




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