The National Retail Federation’s annual Halloween consumer survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics revealed that total Halloween spending in 2023 was expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding the previous year’s record of $10.6 billion.
Read on for more consumer insights from the 2023 survey.
Total Halloween spending was expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s record of $10.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. A record number of people (73%) participated in Halloween-related activities this year, up from 69% in 2022.
Halloween participation returned to pre-pandemic levels this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
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Results of the Halloween spending survey are released each year in late September.