Where will you look for inspiration for Halloween costumes for yourself, your child(ren), and/or your pet(s) this year?

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Area of inspirationShare of respondents
Online search35.17%
Within a retail store or costume shop30.25%
Does not apply/will not wear a costume25.51%
From friends and family20.45%
Pop culture17.23%
Print media14.22%
Current events7.55%
Habit/wear the same5.97%

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This statistic shows various areas of inspiration for Halloween costumes in the U.S. 2017. The survey revealed that 20.45 percent of respondents got their Halloween costume ideas from friends and family.
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Release date
September 2017
United States
Survey time period
September 5 to 13, 2017
Number of respondents
7,013 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Only those who indicated that they plan to celebrate Halloween answered. Multiple answers were possible.
Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

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