Belief in superstitions in the United States in 2019

This statistic shows the results of a 2019 survey on superstition and fear in the United States. During the survey, 27 percent of respondents stated they believe finding a four-leaf clover means luck, while 18 percent believed that opening an umbrella indoors brings bad luck.

United States: Do you believe any of these superstitions?

BelieveDon't believe
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Release date

January 2019


United States

Survey time period

January 15-16, 2019

Number of respondents

1,220 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as "To what extent do you believe the each of following common superstitions? Please select one option on each row." This statistic depicts only the options "net: believe" and "net: don't believe".

Missing percentage points to 100 percent are due to respondents stating "Don't know".

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