Tattoo Statistics


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Tattoo Statistics Data
Annual amount of U.S. spending on tattoos$1,650,500,000
Total percent of Americans (all ages) who have at least one tattoo14 %
Percentage of U.S. adults 18 – 25 who have at least one tattoo36 %
Percentage of U.S. adults 26 – 40 who have at least one tattoo40 %
Total number of Americans that have at least one tattoo45 million
Number of tattoo parlors in the U.S.21,000
Average cost of a small tattoo$ 45
Average cost of a large tattoo$150 / hour
Percentage of U.S. population who have covered up a tattoo with another tattoo5 %
Percentage of people with tattoos who claim they are addicted to ink32 %
Percentage of people who have some regret after getting their tattoo17 %
Percentage of people with a tattoo who are getting or have had one removed11 %
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Factors Considered When Getting A Tattoo 
Percentage of people with tattoos who think the reputation of tattoo artist or tattoo studio is the most important factor49 %
Percentage of people with tattoos who think price is the most important factor8 %
Percentage of people with tattoos who think a tattoo with a personal meaning is the most important factor43 %
How People Feel About Their Tattoo 
Total percentage of people with tattoos who say their tattoo makes them feel rebellious29 %
Percentage of people with a tattoo that say it makes them feel more sexy31 %
Percentage of people with tattoos who say their tattoo makes them feel more intelligent5 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Pew Research Center, Tattoo Finder, Vanishing Tattoo
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 13, 2016

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