Confidence in DIY tasks in Great Britain 2014

Which of the following DIY tasks would you feel confident to undertake?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 30, 2015
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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Which of the following DIY tasks would you feel confident to undertake?

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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%
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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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 30, 2015
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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