Age at which parents allow their children to get tattoos or piercings 2015

This statistic shows the results of a 2015 survey among adult American parents of underaged children on the age at which they would allow their kids to get tattoos or piercings. During the survey, 7 percent of polled parents said they would allow their children to get a tattoo when they are younger than 18, while 41 percent stated they would allow tattoos when the children are 18 years old.

At which age would you allow your children to get/do each of the following body modifications?

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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 6-16, 2015

Number of respondents

1,093 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Adult parents with kids under 18 years in the household

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source worded the question as follows: “At what age would you allow your child(ren) to get/do each of the following?”

Empty fields indicate less than 0.5 percent of respondents selected this response.

Percentages may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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Statistics on "Body modification in the U.S."

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