Thirty-two percent (32%) of American adults rate their own physical attractiveness as above average. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 46% consider themselves about average in attractiveness and 15% think they are below average.
Those figures include 8% who believe they are well above average and 5% well below average.
Thirty-five percent (35%) of men think they are more attractive than average along with 29% of women.
Belief that someone is more attractive than average declines with age. Among those younger than 35, 43% believe they are above average and 40% say average. Among senior citizens, 19% say above average and 57% say average (see crosstab results).
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The national survey of 1,076 Adults was conducted January 1-2, 2018 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.0 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.
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