Which of the following DIY tasks would you feel confident to undertake?
Confidence in DIY tasks in Great Britain 2014
This statistic provides the results of a survey, asking British adults whether they feel confident about undertaking various DIY tasks. The majority of respondents were confident in changing a light bulb, hanging a picture and painting a room. Tiling a room and repairing a dripping tap were viewed as the most challenging tasks, with only 27 percent and 31 percent of respondents (respectively) feeling confident enough to undertake such tasks.
Which of the following DIY tasks would you feel confident to undertake?
Could do confidently Would not feel confident doingNot sure
Changing a lightbulb95%3%2%
Hanging a picture89%9%2%
Painting a room84%13%3%
Assembling flat pack furniture81%15%4%
Changing a fuse78%18%4%
Changing a plug72%24%4%
Putting up a shelf56%39%6%
Wallpapering a room46%48%5%
Repairing a dripping tap31%61%8%
Tiling a room27%67%6%
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Source

Release date

April 2015

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

April 3-4, 2015

Number of respondents

1,906 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Confidence in DIY tasks in Great Britain 2014
This statistic provides the results of a survey, asking British adults whether they feel confident about undertaking various DIY tasks. The majority of respondents were confident in changing a light bulb, hanging a picture and painting a room. Tiling a room and repairing a dripping tap were viewed as the most challenging tasks, with only 27 percent and 31 percent of respondents (respectively) feeling confident enough to undertake such tasks.
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