A brand new examine byStannah reveals that Scots spend three years doing hobbies of their lifetime – equating to 26,208 hours or 416 hours per 12 months.
The common particular person enjoys three hobbies per week, dedicating greater than eight hours of their free time to them.
The findings present that in Scotland practically half (49 per cent) of Scottish individuals say their hobbies make them glad and put them in a superb temper
The primary cause Scottish individuals pursue a pastime is to maintain their mind sharp (46 per cent) adopted by looking for escapism (45 per cent)
Over a 3rd (38 per cent) of Scottish grandparents have shared their hobbies with their grandchildren
The analysis has additionally discovered these to be Scotland’s high 20 hobbies:
1 Strolling (60%)
2 Studying (56%)
3 Consuming out (51%)
4 Gardening (49%)
5 Travelling (47%)
6 Cooking (43%)
7 Socialising (37%)
9 Doingpuzzles (29%)
10 DIY (28%)
11 Biking (25%)
12 Swimming (25%)
13 Taking part in video video games (23%)
14 Soccer (22%)
15 Doing arts and crafts (20%)
16 Working (18%)
17 Taking part in board video games (18%)
18 Upcycling (17%)
19 Going to the gymnasium (15%)
20 Studying a language (15%)
The figures had been drawn from a examine of 2000 adults performed by OnePoll in September this 12 months.
For pastime inspiration, Stannah has additionally compiled a useful A-Z list of activities to remain entertained at residence – from truffle making to decoupage, a few of which can be of specific curiosity to readers amid additional attainable Covid restrictions.
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