Majority of Americans Believe Tattoos Are Art, According to New Study
Sunday, July 17, 2016
- A quarter of Americans have a tattoo (27 percent). 15 percent have one tattoo, and another 12 percent have more than one.
- Men and women are equally likely to have a tattoo (27 percent and 25 percent, respectively). Men, however, are more likely than women to have just one tattoo (17 percent vs. 12 percent), while women are more likely than men to have multiple tattoos (13 vs. 10 percent).
- 87 percent of Millennials consider tattoos art, compared to 76 percent of Gen Xers, 64 percent of Baby Boomers, and 49 percent of Elders.
- Americans with full time jobs are the most likely to have at least one tattoo (34 percent), compared to those who work part-time (26 percent), are unemployed (27 percent), or retired (9 percent).
Major study findings from “Americans Speak Out About the Arts” include that Americans believe the arts play a vital role in personal well-being and healthier communities, the arts are core to a well-rounded education, and approve of more federal government funding for the arts.