Get All Access for $5/mo

Father's Day Gifts by the Numbers (Infographic) These facts and figures provide a snapshot of how we celebrate dads.

By Carly Okyle

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Jamie Grill | Getty Images

The love we feel for our fathers is universal, but everyone says "Happy Father's Day" in their own way. Each family has its own tradition for the third Sunday in June, and every son and daughter has a different idea about what gifts Dad might enjoy.

While 25 percent of dads identify themselves as outdoor adventurers, another 24 percent label themselves as modern and fashionable gadget lovers. Perhaps that's why special outings and clothing are among the top four categories people look to for Father's Day presents, along with gift cards and electronics, according to research by digital commerce firm SUMO Heavy.

Related: For Father's Day, Entrepreneurs Share Dad's Most Important Business Lessons

As Dad taught us, money doesn't go on trees. He might be pleased to learn that American consumers collectively spend $13 billion for the holiday, at an average of $116 per shopper -- which is far less than what they spend for Mother's Day.

Learn more about which are the most popular Father's Day gadgets -- and which two gifts most dads would rather not receive -- from the infographic below. See how your spending and presents stack up, then go give your dad a hug.

Click to Enlarge+
Father's Day (Infographic)
Carly Okyle

Editorial Assistant

Carly Okyle is an editorial assistant at Entrepreneur.com.

Want to be an Entrepreneur Leadership Network contributor? Apply now to join.

Editor's Pick

Growing a Business

3 Branding Strategies That Will Make Any Brand Stand Out

Here's how to differentiate your brand in three essential steps — understanding your unique selling proposition, leveraging storytelling, and valuing feedback.

Business News

How to Be a Billionaire By 25, According to a College Dropout Turned CEO Worth $1.6 Billion

Austin Russell became the world's youngest self-made billionaire in 2020 at age 25.

Science & Technology

Ignoring This Website Essential Can Hurt Your Search Ranking — and Bring Legal Consequences

Learn the importance of website accessibility for businesses, highlighting its impact on customer engagement and SEO effectiveness.

Growing a Business

How a Local Greek Restaurant Seized Opportunities and Won a New Food Network Competition

After starting as a food truck in 2014, Think Greek has evolved into an award-winning restaurant by creating innovative menu items and taking advantage of opportunities that extend its audience reach.