Just Facts

Number of pairs of socks purchased annually per capita :

 

U.S.A : 8 pairs

United Kingdom : 14 pairs

France : 11 pairs

Switzerland : 3 pairs

Some figures:

 

24 billion socks are produced each year Worldwide.

8 billion socks are produced in the Chinese town of Datang each year.

36,4% of 65 and older men doesn’t consider they have sex if they don’t take off their socks.