Special Report

New Year's Eve by the Numbers

Evan Comen

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16. 18 million flowers

The floats used in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California feature approximately 18 million flowers.

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17. 21.4% of resolutions

Some 21.4% of New Year’s resolutions for 2017 revolved around healthy eating or weight loss.

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18. 41%

Some 41% of Americans usually make a New Year’s resolution.

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19. 9.2%

Just 9.2% of Americans feel they successfully achieved their New Year’s resolution.

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20. 107.3 million Americans

A record 107.3 million Americans plan on traveling during the holiday period from Dec. 23 to Jan. 1.