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Statistically Speaking

Whether you look forward to a summer job, a vacation, or just three months of no homework, here are some summer statistics:

Cubic miles of ocean on the planet earth: 300 million

Percentage of U.S. households that own barbecues: 76

Percentage of summer employment for 16--19 year-olds at its peak in 1978: 69.1

Ideal SPF for not getting burned by the sun: 30

Percentage of people affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): 20

Number of states that ban all consumer fireworks: 10