Share of United Kingdom adults with tattoos in 2015, by age

This graph shows the percentages of respondents that have tattoos in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2015. The results are broken down into age groups. According to these results, respondents aged between 25 and 39 years are the most likely demographic to have a tattoo, with 30 percent of the respondent group admitting to possessing body art.
There was a higher rate of tattoos among British women, this statistic can be viewed by clicking tattoo popularity by gender.
According to respondents who were surveyed with reference to their opinion of large tattoos (by age group), this showed that as age increased so too did the share of respondents that stated that they would take a less positive view on people with large tattoos, with the majority of elderly people holding a negative attitude. Although generally speaking attitudes to tattoos, by gender showed that the most common consensus of respondents towards people with large tattoos remained unaffected.

United Kingdom (UK) tattoo popularity in 2015, by age group

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Release date

July 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

July 9 to 10, 2015

Number of respondents

1,669 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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