Statistically Speaking

Sure, Easter and Passover are the big religious holidays this time of year. Here are some facts about them and other lesser-known spring holidays.

Number of Peeps consumed each year at Easter: 700 million

Number of Buddhist monks that make a pilgrimage to the Veluwan Temple in Rajgaha City to celebrate Magha Puja Day: 1250

Number of calories in a coconut macaroon: 106

Number of minutes it takes to bake a batch of Purim hamantaschen: 25

Number of apostles Jehovah?s Witnesses believe to have been at the Last Supper: 11

Number of days over which the Hindu holiday Ganesh Chathurti is celebrated: 10