Percentage of American men (18 years and older) who are fathers, according to the U.S. Census Bureau: 46
Number of fathers there are in the U.S. out of about 152 million men: 72 million
Projected Father's Day spending for 2022, according to research by The Shelf: $20.1 billion
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and The Shelf.
Ranks of walking to work, taking public transportation, walking to complete errands and carpooling on the list of alternative options to driving that many Americans say are not available to them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll: 1, 2, 3 (tie)
Percentage of Americans who say rising gas prices will most impact how they spend their money on meals at restaurants: 54
Estimated percentage who say they will decrease recreational driving if gas prices hit $6 or $7 per gallon: 60
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Percentage of Americans who say they have felt underpaid compared to peers with similar experiences or qualifications, according to Bankrate.com: 55
In the last 12 months, percentage of workers who reported asking for changes to their current role: 35
Even with this request, percentage of Americans who said they are likely to look for a new job in the next 12 months: 51
Percentage of employed Americans who believe their workplace/employer is "Culture Conning," defined as a practice by which companies market themselves as having inclusive, employee-centric workplace cultures to recruit employees, but fail to deliver on that promise, according to research commissioned by Employer Brand Consultancy Blu Ivy Group: 35
Ranks of leadership/management, lack of trust between staff and management, lack of work/life balance and unsustainable workload on the list of "broken" aspects of their company cultures: 1, 2, 3, 4
Source: Blu Ivy Group.
Ranks of "another COVID spike causing travel issues/delays" (37%) and "testing positive for COVID before or during my trip" (24%) on the list of summer travel concerns cited by Americans, according to a survey by Allianz Partners: 1, 2
Percentage who were concerned about "more expensive food and entertainment": 7
Source: Allianz Life Insurance.
Percentage of women who say it is difficult to find flattering swimwear or swimwear in their size, according to a survey by QVC and Morning Consult: 25
Percentage who said "size inclusivity" is very important or somewhat important when shopping for swimwear: 65
Percentage who said they are much more or somewhat more likely to purchase online if they see a live video of products modeled on different body types: 45
In a Premise survey of Ukrainian adults, percentage who don't believe Ukraine should negotiate with Russia to end the war: 53
Percentage who believe Ukraine will either recapture all the territory it held before the war or make gains in Crimea and/or Donbas: 80
Percentage of consumers in 11 different countries who are calling for greater harmonization of health protocols and the use of technology to enable seamless travel, according to The Future of Tourism survey conducted by YouGov: 44
Percentage who want to see greater sustainability at the heart of tourism: 34
Percentage who want to see health and sustainability prioritized over profits for the travel sector: 29
Percentage of parents who have a child ages 14 or younger who are concerned about their child drowning in a swimming pool, according to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance: 65
Percentage of parents who plan to enroll their child in formal swimming lessons this year: 54
Percentage of dads who have confidence in their child's ability to be safe in the water, compared to 74% of moms who said the same: 92
Source: The Harris Poll.
Since 2008, when British Telecom launched its adopt-a-kiosk scheme, estimated number of phone boxes -- mostly the iconic, old red ones -- that have been bought by local communities for £1 each, now housing such things as mini libraries, art galleries and plant displays: 7,000 plus
Number of payphone calls that are still made each year in the U.K.: 5 million
Source: The Guardian.
Number of people who think their credit card rates are too high, according to a survey by WalletHub: 148 million
Percentage of consumers who think rate hikes are bad for their wallet: 55
"All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." -- James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961)