Creative participation in music by adults

Fifteen percent of Australian adults create music themselves – mostly playing instruments as a hobby

Fifteen percent of Australian adults create or play music themselves.

Australians who created music (15 percent), did so on average every four to five days (90 times a year).

Three quarters of music creators played a musical instrument (11 percent of all surveyed) an average of 113 times a year (every three to four days).

Nine in ten people that played a musical instrument did so as a hobby.