Friday, August 10

Who Collects...

I thought the following information was interesting enough to share with you. According to a survey conducted by the company A.C. Nielsen;

  • 66% of collectors are female

  • 59% work part-time or full-time

  • 18% are retired

  • 8% are enrolled in college

  • The average age of collectors is 44

  • 27% consider collecting to be their favorite pastime

  • 30% got interested in antiquing through a family member

  • 43% say collecting is part of the fun of vacationing & travel

  • 49% consider their collections to be an investment

  • 26% have found great stuff on the curb or in a trash bin