Frequency play instruments

Jun 30, 2020

Q. How regularly do you play this instrument / these instruments in your home?

BASE: PLAY AN INSTRUMENT Total Gender Age Group
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
Daily 21% 24% 16% 23% 25% 7%
More than once a week 38% 38% 37% 38% 35% 42%
2-3 times a month 20% 20% 21% 24% 21% 10%
Once a month or less 17% 15% 21% 13% 14% 36%
Never 4% 3% 5% 3% 5% 5%
Base (n) 381 225 156 172 149 60
  • Two-fifths (38%) of participants play their instrument/s more than once a week, 21% play them daily and another 20% say they play 2-3 times per month.
  • 5% of participants who can play an instrument, never play it.
  • 18-54 year olds are more likely to play daily (24%) than participants over 55 (7%) – those over 55 tend to play once a month or less (36%, 13% 18-54).

 

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