How Americans celebrate Independence Day 2017

This statistic shows how Americans plan to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th in 2017, according to a survey conducted in June 2017. Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when the United States declared its independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. During the survey, 65.5 percent of American respondents stated that they were planning to celebrate this year's Independence Day with a cookout, a barbecue or a picnic.

How do you plan to celebrate Independence Day this year?

Share of respondents
Cookout / barbecue / picnic65.5%
Fireworks / community celebration43.6%
Attending a parade13.5%
Travel / vacation13.3%
Will not celebrate11.6%
Other8.3%
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Sources

Release date

July 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 2-6, 2014

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not mention the number of respondents or the type of survey.

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