New Year's Eve by the Numbers
1. 360 million glasses
Every year, New Year’s revelers consume some 360 million glasses of champagne and sparkling wine.
2. 25% of sales
Champagne bought during the week ending Dec. 31 accounts for 25% of annual Champagne sales.
3. 1 billion viewers
An estimated 1 billion television viewers worldwide will watch the Times Square ball drop.
4. 3,000 pounds
Partygoers in Times Square will be showered with 3,000 pounds of confetti at the stroke of midnight.
5. 11,785 pounds
The New Year’s Eve Times Square ball weighs 11,785 pounds.