TATTOOS IN AUSTRALIA: PERCEPTIONS, TRENDS AND REGRETS

How many tattoos do Australians have? When does the average Aussie get their first tattoo? We did a roundup of Australian tattoo facts and statistics and compiled them into an easy to read infographic. Some may suprise you!

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Tattoo Statistics Australia Infographic Transcription:

Who has tattoos in Australia?

  • 14.5% of Australians have at least one tattoo.
  • Percentage of men who have tattoos 15.4%.
  • Percentage of women who have tattoos 13.6%.

 

At what age do Australians get their first tattoo?

While a number of individuals reported getting tattoos when they were younger, 40% of people got their first tattoo aged 26 or older. 1 in 10 Australians got their first tattoo aged mid 40s or older.

 

How many tattoos do Australians have?

Of those who have tattoos, 54% only have one tattoo, 23% have two to three tattoos, and a further 15% have five or more tattoos.

The most common tattoo placements

Male: Back, bicep

Female: Neck, bicep, ribcage, feet


TATTOO INDUSTRY FACTS AND FIGURES TATTOO INDUSTRY FACTS AND FIGURES

  • $93 Million was spent on tattoos in australia in 2012
  • There were 987 tattoo related businesses in australia (2012)
  • There are more than 2000 people working in australia’s tattoo industry.

Sources:

http://www.mccrindle.com.au/the-mccrindle-blog/tattoos_in_australia_perceptions-_trends_and_regrets

http://www.costhetics.com.au/news/aussies-and-their-tattoos-a-love-hate-relationship/

https://www.disappearink.com.au/post/tattoo-statistics-australia/

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