It’s National Donut Day! How Many Donuts Does The Average Person Eat A Year?

It’s National Donut Day, and a few places are running deals.

You can get a free donut at Krispy Kreme, no purchase necessary. Dunkin’ has a free donut deal too if you buy a drink.  DiGiorno is also giving away a pizza-donut mashup on Twitter called DiGiornuts.

Here are a few donut stats:

— 91% of people say they like or love donuts. Only 1% of us hate them.

— The average person eats 31 donuts a year. That’s two or three a month.

— Glazed donuts are our favorite type. The top five are

  1. Glazed
  2. Boston cream
  3. Chocolate frosted
  4. Jelly donuts
  5. Chocolate cake

— Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ are our favorite donut chains. But 3% of us prefer Entenmann’s that you can buy at the grocery store.

— Our preferred spelling is D-O-N-U-T.  Only 1 in 3 people spell it the other way.

— Over half of us have bough donuts for coworkers before, and you might be more popular if you do. 51% of us think more highly of people who bring donuts to work. 47% say it doesn’t change their opinion. And 2% think LESS of them.


(National Today / PR Newswire / YouGov)

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