As 2013 comes to an end, people are getting ready to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. We are bringing you information on how people are planning to spend their last hours of 2013 and the beginning of 2014. Check out what people have planned:
Many people (40%) are planning to stay home this New Year’s Eve, 25% have no plans, and 14% will be attending a party, 6% will be visiting a restaurant or bar, and 4% will be hosting a party while another 4% will be working.
People 29 and under are 67% more likely to be attending a party than other age groups. Those 29 and under are also 2X as likely to say they will host a party on New Year’s Eve. People 45 years old and above are 15% more likely to say they will stay home for the evening, while those who are 18-44 are 47% more likely than other age groups to say they will go to a restaurant/bar/club. Those who answered “I will be working” are more likely to be 25-34 years old.
When asked what people will watch on New Year’s Eve, 40% will not be watching TV. Of the people who are planning to watch a New Year’s Eve special, 27% will tune into ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, 8% will watch CNN’s New Year’s Eve special, 7% will watch Fox’s New Year’s Eve Live, 3% will watch NBC’s New Year’s Eve special, and 40% are undecided on what they will watch.
This year, people are 8% more likely to say they will not watch TV. There are some slight changes among what channels people are planning to watch this year from what people planned to watch last year. People are 33% less likely to watch Fox’s New Year’s Eve Live special than they were last year and they are more than 2X as likely to watch CNN’s New Year’s special this year than they were last year.
60% of people make New Year’s resolutions. Most of those are related to health, fitness, and eating habits. Of the people who make resolutions, 30% will focus on improving their fitness and exercise habits, 25% will improve their food and diet, 10% will try to do a better job managing their finances, another 10% will spend more time helping others and giving back, 8% will work on their relationships and personality, and 7% will attempt to quit drinking or smoking.
Here are a few facts about New Year’s resolutions: People 65+ years old are more likely to say they will not have a resolution this year. Women are 64% more likely than men to say they are going to work on improving their diet. Men are 16% more likely than women to not have a New Year’s Resolution.
Not many people will get together with family members to celebrate New Year’s Day, but of the people celebrating, 33% will celebrate the New Year with 5 to 10 people, 31% will celebrate with more than 10 people, and 18% will be with 4 people or less. 18% of are still unsure of their New Year’s Day plans.
A total of 22% of people are likely to watch the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day.
More people will be watching college football bowl games on New Year’s Day than the Tournament of Roses Parade. A total of 50% of people are likely to watch college football on New Year’s Day and the majority of watchers will be men. In fact, men are 95% more likely than women to watch college football on New Year’s Day.
Have a great New Years!