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The following article consists of interesting statistical facts on music lessons.

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Interesting Statistics About Music Lessons

Recent polling reveals that over half of the households in the US contain at least one person older than 5 who plays a musical instrument. Eighty-five percent of Americans consider music to be a very important component of their daily lives, and more Americans are playing music than any other nation on the globe.

The vast majority of Americans (94%) consider music to be part of a well-rounded education, and a similar percent believe that music education should be a part of a regular school curriculum. 85% of Americans also see a correlation between school music participation and better academic performance.

Seniors are also getting in on the game, using music not just as a hobby but for its documented wellness-enhancing benefits, such as stress reduction, immune enhancement, and mental health. America alone purchases almost half (42.7%) of all musical instruments bought across the world, with Japan coming in second with 15.6% and the United Kingdom third at 6.7%. Two-thirds of Americans say they have an interest in learning to play, and an even higher proportion says they €œwish they had learned to play.

The demographics of the market are broad, with slightly more women (51%) playing than men (49%), but they skew young the proportion of musicians aged 18 to 34 has grown 5% since 2003. This may have to do with parental encouragement: 37% of these musicians report parental involvement in the decision, more than the 29% who take it up on their own and the 33% who take it up after being encouraged by a teacher or someone else.

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