Lying Statistics

Lying Statistics Data
Percent of adults who admit to telling lies "sometimes" or "often" 12 %
Percent of women who admit to occasionally telling harmless half-truths 80 %
Percent of people who admit to lying on their resumes 31 %
Percent of patients who lie to their doctor 13 %
Percent of patients who "stretched the truth" to their doctor 32 %
Percent of patients who lied about following a doctors treatment plan 40 %
Percent of patients who lied about their diet and exercise regiments 30 %
Percent of people who lie at least once during a 10-minute conversation 60 %
Average number of lies per day by men to their partner, boss, or colleagues 6
Average number of lies per day by women to their partner, boss, or colleagues 3
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Source: Little White Lies : The Truth About Why Women Lie
DatabaseRecords.com, Newsweek
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 26, 2016

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