According to Dalia Research 2018, “Comparing the survey results by country, we found that Italy has the highest percent of tattooed people at 48%. Following Italy are Sweden and the US with 47% and 46%, respectively.” In Italy, 48% of the population has at least one tattoo. But if Nonna always made it clear that she hated tattoos, why do so many Italians have them?
Well, it is not just young people getting tattoos. According to Dalia Research 2018, ” 32% of respondents age 14 to 29 have a tattoo compared to 45% of people age 30 to 49 and 28% of people over 50.”
Although nearly have the population of Italy has a tatoo, Italians are less likely to have numerous tattoos. Americans and Swedes have the most tatoos per person.
You may also be surprised to understand that more Italian women than men have tattoos. 47% of Italian men have at least one tattoo whereas 49% of Italian women have at least one. Futhermore, individuals possessing a high level of education (32%) have more tattoos than those who do not! than those with lower levels of education (26%).