Every day, millions of people in the US and around the world wake up to the glorious smell of coffee and get ready to start their day. In the US alone, 400 million cups of coffee are enjoyed every single day, turning into 146 billion cups a year. These numbers are enough to make us wonder what else is there to know about our favorite drink. Therefore, we decided to share with you a list of six amazing coffee statistics that will definitely make you want to prepare yourself a hot cup of your favorite beans.
Americans Consume 75% of their Caffeine as Coffee
Unsurprisingly, Americans get the vast majority of their caffeine consumption from coffee. The other 25% comes from teas, energy drinks, and soda. However, many health benefits of coffee come not from the caffeine itself, but from coffee’s antioxidants.
66% of Women and 62% of Men Drink Coffee Every Day
As many studies have shown, there is no significant difference between the number of women and men that drink coffee, even when statistics show that more women than men drink it, with 66% against 62%.
79% of Americans Make their Coffee at Home
Despite what you may think after standing in line to order your coffee, the vast majority of Americans prefer to make their cups at home. According to a survey carried out by the National Coffee Association (NCA), Americans prefer to drink coffee at home, and only 36% of the participants stated they had drunk a cup away from home the day before the survey.
48% of Millennials Consume Gourmet Coffee
Millennials have been subject to many different labels, with coffee connoisseurs not being one of them. However, as data collected by the NCA, almost half of younger coffee drinkers tend to consume gourmet coffee grounds, with cappuccinos, lattes, and espresso being their favorite drinks.
29% of Coffee Drinkers Do So to Relax
Many of us drink coffee because it gives us the energy and motivation boosts we need to start the day. However, 29% of US coffee drinkers turn to this beverage because it helps them feel relaxed and deal with stress. This is according to a survey conducted by the NCA.
45% of Americans Use a Drip Coffee Maker to Brew their Cups
Almost half of US coffee consumers use a drip machine to prepare their coffee, and they do this the day before. According to the NCA, drip coffee makers are the most popular method for brewing, with single-cup brewing methods following closely.