Body areas tattooed in the U.S. in 2019

This statistic shows the results of a Statista survey conducted in the United States in 2019 on tattoos. During the survey, the respondents were asked which areas of their body were tattooed. 33 percent of the respondents said they have their upper arm tattooed.

Which areas of your body are tattooed?

Share of respondents
Forearms 40%
Back 39%
Hand/wrist 34%
Upper arms 33%
Shoulder 28%
Chest 28%
Lower leg 23%
Foot/ankle 22%
Stomach 12%
Neck 12%
Side 11%
Thigh 11%
Genital area / buttocks 5%
Face 2%
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Release date

December 2019


United States

Survey time period

December 3 to 10, 2019

Number of respondents

450 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents who have at least one tattoo

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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