You usually see this kind of list for Oktoberfest; how much beer, how many sausages, etc. But Tree Hugger put together a list of what’s consumed during the Super Bowl: By the Numbers: Super Bowl Facts and Figures. The statistics are from 2010′s big game, but I feel confident they’re close enough. Here’s the most important numbers, about the beer.
- 325.5 million: Gallons of beer drank by Americans that day.
- 493: Number of Olympic-sized swimming pools that could be filled with all that beer.
A few more:
- $5.6 billion: Amount consumers will spend on Super Bowl related items.
- 1 billion: Number of chicken wings consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.
- 194 million: Approximate number of blades of grass on the football field.
- 151.6 million: Number of people who will watch at least part of the game.
- 28 million: Pounds of potato chips consumed.
- 293,000: Number of miles of potato chips, laid end to end, consumed during the game.
- 232: Number of countries and territories in which the game will be broadcast.
- 34: Number of languages the game is broadcast in.
- 1: Number of languages in which the word “football” doesn’t mean “soccer.”
Check out the rest of the list on Tree Hugger.