U.S. adults who consider acceptable to take selfies in certain situations 2018

This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who think it is acceptable to take a selfie in various circumstances as of August 2018. According to the survey, 68 percent of U.S. adults considered it acceptable to take a photograph of themselves while at a concert, whereas eight percent of respondents states that was also acceptable to take a selfie during a funeral.

Share of adults in the United States who think it is acceptable to take a selfie in various circumstances as of August 2018

Share of respondents who replied very/somewhat acceptable
While visiting a tourist destination75%
While attending a party71%
While at a concert68%
While at a wedding55%
While dining at a restaurant39%
While at the gym38%
While riding public transport (like a bus or a train)36%
While in the bath16%
While attending a funeral6%
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Source

Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 16 to 17, 2018

Number of respondents

1,190 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Question: Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable to take a 'selfie' in the following circumstances? Please select one option on each row.

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