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A Christian holiday, Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after he was crucified.

A popular bank holiday in the UK, Easter consists of Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

With 76% of people in the UK associating Easter with chocolate eggs, it’s no surprise that UK consumers spend around £395 million on Easter eggs and confectionery alone.

  • 38.3 million people in the UK, or 73% of the population, celebrates Easter
  • £810 million was spent by Brits over Easter in 2021.