Share of adults playing a musical instrument in the United States in 2012, by age group

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This statistic shows the share of adults playing a musical instrument in the United States, by age group. In 2012, 20.6 percent of U.S. adults aged between 18 and 24 years played a musical instrument.
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Release date
January 2015
United States
Survey time period
Number of respondents
35,735 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Questionnaire and personal interview

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