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Statistically speaking: Consumers spending $2.8 billion on Halloween costumes this year

According to the National Retail Federation’s Top 10 Trends in Halloween Spending 2014 report, shoppers will spend about $2.8 billion on Halloween costumes this year. Here are more numbers:

$7.4B Amount projected to be spent on Halloween products in 2014.

$77.52 Amount the average person is estimated to spend on Halloween items such as decorations, costumes and candy this year, up $2.49 from 2013.

$2.2B What consumers will spend on Halloween candy this year.

$350M Amount consumers will spend on costumes for their pets.