Happy New Year – Be it Resolved….

The following are some New Years’ Resolution Statistics for 2012.

For myself, I promised to reduce stress, lose weight, and publish my first novel.  I reduced stress and my heart is beating correctly for the first time in twenty years, I lost 80 pounds, though I gained 5 back over the holidays, and I have three books published, as well as around 35 short stories and magazine articles.  I must say this is the FIRST time I EVER kept any resolutions.  How did the rest of you do last year?  What are you planning this year?

ny1 ny2 ny3

 

content top

New Years Resolution Statistics

Share ThisFacebookTwitterMore...
New Years Resolution Statistics

Statistic Verification
Source: University of Scranton. Journal of Clinical Psychology
Published: 12.13.2012

 

Rank Top 10 New Years resolutions for 2012
1
Lose Weight
2
Getting Organized
3
Spend Less, Save More
4
Enjoy Life to the Fullest
5
Staying Fit and Healthy
6
Learn Something Exciting
7
Quit Smoking
8
Help Others in Their Dreams
9
Fall in Love
10
Spend More Time with Family
News Years Resolution Statistics Data
Percent of Americans who usually make New Year’s Resolutions 45%
Percent of Americans who infrequently make New Year’s Resolutions 17%
Percent of Americans who absolutlely never make New Year’s Resolutions 38%
Percent of people who are successful in achieving their resolution 8%
Percent who have infrequent success 49%
Percent who never succeed and fail on their resolution each year 24%
People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions
Type of Resolutions (Percent above 100% because of multiple resolutions) Data
Self Improvement or education related resolutions 47%
Weight related resolutions 38%
Money related resolutions 34%
Relationship related resolutions 31%
Age Success Rates Data
Percent of people in their twenties who achieve their resolution each year 39%
Percent of people over 50 who achieve their resolution each year 14%
Length of Resolutions Data
Resolution maintained through first week 75%
Past two weeks 71%
Past one month 64%
Past six months 46%
Tags:

statistics on new years resolutions? what are the top ten news years resolutions of 2012 ? what is the success rate for new years resolutions ?

Advertisements

1 Comment

Filed under Humor and Observations

One response to “Happy New Year – Be it Resolved….

  1. Pingback: New Year, New You | One Blue Bean

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s