Percentage of Americans who are most likely to describe their idea of the "perfect" body as being athletic, according to a survey conducted on behalf of RiverMend Health: 48.5
Percentage who would be willing to give up something they love if it meant they could achieve their perfect body overnight: 75
Percentage who would say goodbye to deep-fried foods: 45
Percentage who would trade in sex: 10
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Percentage of Americans who cited "love" as the No. 1 most important reason to get married, according to a Pew Research survey: 88
Ranks of making a lifelong commitment, companionship and having children on their list of reasons: 2, 3, 4
Ranks of shared interests, a satisfying sexual relationship and sharing household chores on the list of factors that lead to a successful marriage: 1, 2, 3
Source: Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
Percentage of people who say making a math mistake is their biggest Tax Day fear, according to research by WalletHub: 30
Percentage of Americans who would move to a different country for a tax-free future: 38
Percentage who would get an "IRS" tattoo for a tax-free future: 27
Percentage of workers who say it's common for employees to use company time for personal income tax preparation (e.g., printing paperwork, filling out forms, talking to their accountant), according to an Accountemps survey: 43
Percentage who say employees routinely use office resources to complete tax paperwork: 50
Ranks of Orlando, Maui, Honolulu, Seattle and Anchorage, Alaska, on the list of domestic locations Americans plan to travel to this summer after last summer's vacation plans were largely scuttled due to the pandemic, according to Allianz Partners: 1 ,2 ,3, 4, 5
Ranks of Cancun, Mexico; San Jose del Cabo, Mexico; Aruba; Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on the list of top destinations abroad: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Source: Allianz Global Assistance.
"When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road." -- William Least Heat-Moon, travel writer
Percentage of professionals who admitted they would submit an application for a role when they don't match all the qualifications, according to a survey by Robert Half Technology: 78
Percentage of employees who have been offered a job when they didn't match the exact qualifications: 62
Percentage of HR managers who reported their company is open to hiring an employee whose skills can be developed through training: 84
Source: Robert Half Technology.
Percentage of employees within U.S. small- and mid-market firms who expect to work from home at least till the end of 2021, according to a survey by Techaisle: 58
Encouraged by the increasing rate of vaccinations and economic recovery, percentage of firms that plan to bring back all employees to the office by early 2022: 67
Overall, percentage of mainstream businesses (1 to 5,000 employees) that feel unprepared for a long-term remote and hybrid work environment: 97
Percentage of people in daylight saving time-observing states who said time changes in either direction aren't a problem for them, according to a National Sleep Foundation survey: 70
Percentage who would stick with the current system of two clock changes during the calendar year: 25
Percentage who said they preferred year-round daylight saving time: 54
Source: National Sleep Foundation.
Projected worldwide IT spending in 2021, an increase of 4% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner Inc.: $3.8 trillion
Source: Gartner Inc.