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Q: Hobbies of the Rich/Wealthy/High Income earners ( Answered,   3 Comments )
Subject: Hobbies of the Rich/Wealthy/High Income earners
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: warrenth-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 14 Jun 2006 10:43 PDT
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Question ID: 738113
I would like a list of hobbies by popularity among people with
household incomes over say $100,000 a year.
Subject: Re: Hobbies of the Rich/Wealthy/High Income earners
Answered By: belindalevez-ga on 20 Jun 2006 08:29 PDT
<Hobbies of the rich/wealthy/high income earners.

Any Athletic Activity 97%
Fitness Walking 83%
Swimming 54%
Bicycling 53%
Jogging/Running 48%
Hiking 42%
Golf 42%
Downhill Skiing 20% 

Cultural/Spectator activities attended in the last year:
Theatre performances 71%
Museum 65%
Music/concert performance 59%
Sports event 58%
Art auction/gallery exhibit 42%
Live opera performance 22%
Dance/ballet performance 22%
Antique show 14%

Source: 2005 affluent survey

Economist reader survey
Average personal income is $160,000.
49% or readers earn $100,000 to $249,999.

Active sports person 87%
Listening to music 79%
Going to theatre/cinema 70%
Fine foods/wine 61%
Foreign travel for pleasure 58%
Visiting art galleries/museums 57%
Attending concerts/opera 46%
Going to health club/gym 44%
Photography 33%
Mountaineering/climbing/hiking 33%
Other 29%
Skiing/snowboarding 28%
Golf 22%
Boating/sailing/windsurfing 18%
Tennis or other racket sports 18%
Art/antique collecting 14%
Other water sports 14%
Equestrian sports 2%

Source: The Economist>

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<Hope this helps.>
Subject: Re: Hobbies of the Rich/Wealthy/High Income earners
From: redfoxjumps-ga on 15 Jun 2006 01:55 PDT
What do Doctors do on their day off?
Subject: Re: Hobbies of the Rich/Wealthy/High Income earners
From: myoarin-ga on 15 Jun 2006 04:47 PDT
Starting with $100,000/pa, one can't really get into sports and
hobbies for the rich/wealthy:  polo, yachting, serious collecting,
Subject: Re: Hobbies of the Rich/Wealthy/High Income earners
From: myoarin-ga on 20 Jun 2006 10:56 PDT
That looks like the information, but I always wonder how accurate such
surveys are.  If you present people with a questionaire listing
activities, there is a natural tendency to respond "correctly": 
listening to music and attending concerts/theater/ballet, fine food
and wines, etc.

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