Infographic: New Year’s by the numbers

New Year’s Eve is a day of reflection of the past year’s events and a time to prepare for the New Year. But how much do you know about New Year’s Eve traditions?

On New Year’s Eve, social gatherings of all sizes are organized to mark the end of one year and the start of the next. These range from small parties with family and friends to huge street parties with live entertainment, music, dancing and even public fireworks – like Times Square in New York or the party in Niagara Falls.

So to give us some perspective on the New Year, History channel has put together an informative infographic that gives us New Year’s by the numbers. For example, did you know that at midnight in Times Square that they drop one ton of confetti on the crowd below. Or how 75% of people who make New Year’s resolutions quit within the first week.

You can find out more stats in the infographic below. Take a look and have a Happy New Year.


Source: http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/new-years/interactives/new-years-by-the-numbers


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